Rumi
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Born: September 30, 1207

Died: December 17, 1273 (aged 66)

Nationality: Persian

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī, also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī, and more popularly in the English-speaking world simply as Rumi, was a 13th-centuryPersian Muslim poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic.

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