NAWWĀB ŠIRĀZI, ʿALI-AKBAR

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NAWWĀB ŠIRĀZI, ʿALI-AKBAR b. Āqā ʿAli Naqib b. Esmāʿil (b. Shiraz, 1187/1773; d. Shiraz, 1263/1847), nicknamed Ṣadr; a scholar, author, and poet with mystical inclinations and the pen-name Besmel.