Faiz Amhad Faiz has a great and long history. He was born on February 13, 1911, in Sialkot, India, which is now part of Pakistan.
After his early education, he joined the Military service in the British Army. He submitted his resignation in 1947 and left the army. After the independence of Pakistan he was associated with the communist party. Due to his influential personality he was being arrested and kept in jail, later he had to live in exile in Moscow and London.
Faiz returned to Pakistan and settled down in Karachi in 1964. He was appointed principal of Abdullah Haroon College, while also working as an editor and writer for several distinguished magazines and newspapers.
When Bhutto was overthrown by Zia Ul-Haq, Faiz was forced into exile in Beirut, Lebanon.
Throughout his tumultuous life, Faiz continually wrote and published, becoming the best-selling modern Urdu poet in both India and Pakistan. While his work is written in fairly strict diction, his poems maintain a casual, conversational tone, creating tension between the elite and the common.
Full Name : Faiz Amhad Faiz
Pen Name : Faiz
Born : 13 February 1911
Place of Birth : Narowal District, Punjab, British India
Died : 20 November 1984
Aged : 73
Occupation : Poet and Journalist
Nationality : Pakistani
Education : Arabic literature, BA, MA, English Literature
Subject : Revolution, Justice, Love
Wiki Page : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faiz_Ahmad_Faiz
Poetry of Faiz Ahmad Faiz