December 27 2017: Google remembers ghazal king Mirza Ghalib on his 220th birth anniversary today.
Ghalib (27 December 1797 – died 15 February 1869), was a prominent Urdu and Persian-language poet during the last years of the Mughal empire. He used his pen names of Ghalib (Urdu: غالب, ġhālib means "dominant") and Asad (Urdu اسد, Asad means "lion"). His honorific was Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula. Most notably, he wrote several ghazals during his life, which have since been interpreted and sung in many different ways by different people. Ghalib, is considered to be one of the most popular and influential poets of the Urdu language. ( text source: Wiki)