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Mirza

 

(or murza). (1) In Iran, (a) title of members of the ruling house, placed after a name, as for example in “Abbas-mirza”; (b) title of a scribe, civil servant, or secretary, placed before the name, as in “Mirza Muhammad.”

(2) Among the Turkic nomadic peoples of Russia, including the Tatars and Nogais, from the 13th century to the October Revolution of 1917, a title given to major feudal lords, as well as to heads of clans and hordes.

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Speaking at the ceremony, the speakers paid glowing tributes to the renowned writer Shams ul Ulma Mirza Qaleech Baig for his services in the cause of Sindhi language and literature.
'In English literature, the famous writer is William Shakespeare who wrote just 77 books on dramas and poetry but Mirza Qaleech Baig wrote more than 457 hundred books in 43 disciplines including chemistry, physics, biology, zoology, plant sciences, Sindhi literature and anthropology to his credit', said Dr.
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