March 21, 1923 – April 30, 1998
Place of Birth:
Damascus, State of Damascus
Place of Death:
London, England, United Kingdom
Nizar Tawfiq Qabbani (نزار توفيق قباني ar DIN Nizār Tawfīq Qabbānī) (21 March 1923 – 30 April 1998) was a Syrian diplomat, poet and publisher. His poetic style combines simplicity and elegance in exploring themes of love, eroticism, feminism, religion, and Arab nationalism. Qabbani is one of the most revered contemporary poets in the Arab world, and is considered to be Syria's National Poet.