Punjabi Poets

PUNJABI POETS LIFE PERIOD PLACE OF BIRTH YEARS ACTIVE POEMS
Baba Farid – 12th-13th century   1173 OR 1188 to 1266 OR 1280, IN PAKPATTAN, PUNJAB   KOTHEWAL, MULTAN, PUNJAB  1173 TO 1280   9 PUNJABI BOOKS 
Guru Nanak – 15th-16th century  15 APRIL 1469 to SEPTEMBER 22 1539,
KARTARPUR, MUGHAL INDIA
 RAI BHOI KI TALVANDI, DELHI SULTANATE   1507 TO 1539  
Shah Hussain – 16th century 1538 to 1599  LAHORE, PAKISTAN   1555 TO 1599  
Sultan Bahu – 16th-17th century 1628 to 1691, AWAN PAKISTAN  ANGA, PUNJAB    1628 TO 1691  27 BOOKS IN WORK
Saleh muhammad safoori – 17th century 1747 to 1826, RAVI BELT, IN DURRANI EMPIRE  MUGHAL EMPIRE / DURRANI EMPIRE  1747 TO 1826  
Bulleh Shah – 17th-18th century 1680 to 1757, KASUR, PUNJAB MUGHAL EMPIRE  UCH, PUNJAB, MUGHAL EMPIRE   1680 TO 1757  
Waris Shah – 18th century 1722 to 1798, MALIKA HANS,
PAKPATTAN, PUNJAB
JANDIALA SHER KHAN,
SHEIKHUPURA, PUNJAB
  1722 TO 1798  
Khwaja Ghulam Farid- 18th-19th century 1845 to 1901, CHACHRAN, PUNJAB BRITISH INDIA  CHACHRAN, PUNJAB, BRITISH INDIA    1845 TO 1901  
Mian Muhammad Bakhsh – 19th century 1830 to 1907, KHARI SHARIF, KASHMIR  KHARI, SHARIF KASHMIR   1830 TO 1907  14 BOOKS IN WORK
Qadaryar – 19th century 1802 to 1892  GUJRANWALA,
MUSLIM EMPIRE
 1802 TO 1892  
Shareef Kunjahi – 20th century 1915 to 2007  KUNJAH, GUJRAT, PUNJAB   1915 TO 2007  
Mir Tanha Yousafi – 20th century  1 JANUARY 1955 to -  SIALKOT, PAKISTAN   1955 TO PRESENT  6 NOVELS, 3 POETRY BOOKS
Anwar Masood – 20th century  8 NOVEMBER 1935 to -  GUJRAT, BRITISH INDIA   1935 TO PRESENT  8 PUNJABI BOOKS,
4 URDU BOOKS
Harbans Bhalla (1930-1993) – 20th century  7 MAY 1930 to 5 APRIL 1993  PASRUR, SIALKOT PAKISTAN   1930 TO 1993  10 BOOKS PUBLISHED
Shaista Nuzhat – 20th century 1963 to -  GUJRANWALA,
ISLAMIK REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN
  1963 TO PRESENT  10 BOOKS
Bhai Veer Singh – 20th century  5 DECEMBER 1872 to 10 JUNE 1957, AMRITSAR PUNJAB  AMRITSAR    1872 TO 1957  10 BOOKS
Dhani Ram Chatrik – 20th century  4 OCTOBER 1876 to 18 DECEMBER 1954      1876 TO 1954   9 BOOKS
Faiz Ahmad Faiz – 20th century  13 FEBRUARY 1911 to 20 NOVEMBER 1984, LAHORE, PUNJAB  KALA KADER, SIALKOT, BRITISH INDIA    1911 TO 1984  6 BOOKS
Amrita Pritam – 20th century  31 AUGUST 1919 to 31 OCTOBER 2005, DELHI INDIA  GUJRANWALA, PUNJAB BRITISH INDIA    1936 TO 2004  28 NOVELS,
18 ANTHOLOGIES OF PROSE,
5 SHORT STORIES
Dr. Harbhajan Singh – 20th century  18 AUGUST 1920 to 21 OCTOBER 2002  LUMDING, ASSAM     1920 TO 2002  10 BOOKS
Shiv Kumar Batalvi – 20th century  23 JULY 1936 to 7 MAY 1973, KIR MANGYAL,
PATHANKOT, INDIA
 BARA PIND LOTHIAN,
SHAKARGARH, PUNJAB
    1936 TO 1973  14 BOOKS IN WORK
Surjit Paatar – 20th century  14 JANUARY 1945 to –  PATARH KALAN,
JALANDHAR, BRITISH INDIA
 1945 TO PRESENT  7 POETRY BOOKS
Balwant Gargi  4 DECEMBER 1916 to 22 APRIL 2003, MUMBAI  BATHINDA, PUNJAB     1916 TO 2003  6 PLAYS, 3 SHORT STORIES
sukhbir(writer)   9 JULY 1925 to 22 FEBRUARY 2012  MUMBAI INDIA     1925 TO 2012  7 NOVELS, 11 STORY,
6 POETRY, 6 TRANSLATIONS BOOKS
Shardha Ram Phillauri  30 SEPTEMBER 1837 to 24 JUNE 1881  BRAHMIN, PHILLAUR, JALANDHAR  1837 TO 1881  7 BOOKS
Sachal Sarmast 1739 to 1829 CE  DARAZA, KHAIRPUR MIRS  1739 TO 1829  8 BOOKS