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Sadriddin Ayni

Sadriddin Ayni (Tajik: Садриддин Айнӣ, Persian: صدرالدين عينى, also Sadriddin Aini; 15 April 1878 - 15 July 1954) was a Tajik intellectual who wrote poetry, fiction, journalism, history and lexicography. He is regarded as Tajikistan's national poet an ...

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Bobojon Ghafurov

Bobojon Ghafurov (18 December 1908 – 12 July 1977) (Tajiki: Бобоҷон Ғафуров) or Babadzan Gafurovich Gafurov (Russian: Бободжан Гафурович Гафуров) was a Tajik historian, academician, and the author of several books published in Russian and Tajik, inclu ...

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Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam (/kaɪˈjɑːm/; Persian: عمر خیّام‎ ; 18 May 1048 – 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. He was born in Nishabur, in northeastern Iran, and spent most of his life near the court of the Karakhanid a ...

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Ismail Samani

Abu Ibrahim Ismail ibn Ahmad Samani, also known as Ismail Samani emir from the Samanid dynasty, the founder of the state in Central Asia. Ismail was the governor of his brother Nasr in Bukhara (874–892). In 888, he defeated his brother, but retained h ...

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Avicenna

Ibn Sina (Persian: ابن سینا‎), also known as Abu Ali Sina (ابوعلی سینا), Pur Sina (پورسینا), and often known in the west as Avicenna (/ˌævɪˈsɛnə, ˌɑːvɪ-/; c. 980 – June 1037) was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant physic ...

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Abul-Qâsem Ferdowsi Tusi

Abul-Qâsem Ferdowsi Tusi (Persian: ابوالقاسم فردوسی طوسی‎; c. 940–1020), or just Ferdowsi (فردوسی) was a Persian poet and the author of Shahnameh ("Book of Kings"), which is one of the world's longest epic poems created by a single poet, and the natio ...