Abu Nuwas

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Abu Nuwas
Abu Nuwas, as drawn by Khalil Gibran in 1916.
Abu Nuwas, as drawn by Khalil Gibran in 1916.
Born756
Died814 (aged 57–58) - Baghdad
OccupationPoet

Abu-Nuwas al-Hasan ben Hani al-Hakami (750–810), or Abū-Nuwās, was a classical Arabic poet. He was born in Persia. He is in The Book of One Thousand and One Nights.