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, mīrzā muḥammad ṣādiḳ adīb al-mamālik , Persian poet and journalist, was born at Kāzarān near Sulṭānābād (mod. Arāk) in 1860. On his father’s side he was directly descended from Mīrzā Abu ’l-Ḳāsim Ḳāʾimmaḳām Farāhānī, statesman and writer of the early 19th century, while his mother was a member of the same family. After his father’s death in 1874 the family was in serious financial difficulties, until in 1890 Mīrzā Ṣādiḳ took service with Amīr-i Niẓām Garrūsī, whom he accompanied to Tabriz, Kirmāns̲h̲āh and Tehran. During this period he acquired the titles Amīr al-S̲h̲uʿarāʾ (whence his t…

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Elwell-Sutton, L. P., “Amīrī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 19 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_8336>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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