Abu Nuwas

Iraqi poet

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.

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