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Ahmed Shawqi: Famous Arab Poet and Playwright Posted by on Jul 20, 2009

Ahmed Shawqi (أحمد شوقي) is a famous Arab poet and playwright. He is considered to be one of the most important Arab poets in the 20th Century. He is given the title (أمير الشعراء) “lit. The Prince of Poets” to reflect this status.  Shawqi was born in Egypt in 1870 to a family of mixed-race. His…

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