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Ahmed Ali
Born 1 July 1910
Delhi, British India
Died 14 January 1994(1994-01-14) (aged 83)
Karachi, Pakistan
Occupation Writer
Known for one of the founders of All-India Progressive Writers Movement

Ahmed Ali (1 July 1910 in Delhi – 14 January 1994 in Karachi) (Urdu: احمد علی ) was a Pakistani novelist, poet, critic, translator, diplomat and scholar. A pioneer of the modem Urdu short story, his works include the short story collections: Angarey (Embers), 1932; Hamari Gali (Our Lane), 1940; Qaid Khana (The Prison-house), 1942; and Maut Se Pehle (Before Death), 1945. His other writings include Twilight in Delhi (1940), his first novel in the English language.

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