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Yunus Emre

Birth:1240
Death:1321

Known as the founder of Turkish literature. Yunus's poetry is considered the chief pillar of the poetry of the Bektashiyah Sufi order. His Ilahis (hymns) are still loved by the Turks and memorised at a young age.

Compiler: M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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