Poet (b. 1906, Tabriz, Iran-d. 18 September 1988). His full name was Muhammed Hüseyin. He was one of the famous poets of Azerbaijan. He completed his primary education in Tabriz and left the higher education in Tehran. He retired as official clerk which he had begin in 1936. Losing his mother and father in his juvenile days left deep traces in his soul. He married in Tabriz in 1935. He had two daughters and two sons from this marriage.
Şehriyar whose works were mostly in Persian had also works in Turkish. He told in his poem Haydar Baba'ya Selam (Greetings to Haydar Baba) with which he became famous in Turkey, that his memoirs in his childhood and his longing to his home and natural beauties of his homeland. His Persian poems were collected in three volumes' Divan (Divan*), his Turkish poems were published with the titles Türkçe Şiirlerinden Örnekler (Examples from His Poems in Turkish) and Haydar Baba'ya Selam (Greetings to Haydar Baba).
REFERENCE: Prof. Dr. Adnan Karaismailoğlu / Mevlâna ve Şehriyar - Prof. Dr. Celil Teclil / Şehriyar’ın Makul Anlamları Betimleme Gücü Prof. Dr. Saima İnal Savi / Şehriyar’ın “Haydar Baba’ya Selam’ında Darbımesel ve Istılahlar Hasan Almaz / Şehriyar’ın Şiirinde Ehli Beyt Sevgisi - Prof. Dr. Mürsel Öztürk / Şehriyar Hakkında Türkiye’de Yapılan Bilimsel Çalışmalar - Doç. Dr. Hicabi Kırlangıç / Şehriyar’ın Şiire Yaklaşımı ve Şehriyar ile Nima Yusiç’te Ortak Yönler (15-16 Mayıs 2003 Tarihinde Ankara’da düzenlenen “Uluslararası Üstat Muhammed Hüseyin Şehriyar’ı Anma Semineri” Özel Sayısı, Nâme-i Aşina dergisi, sayı:12, İlkbahar 2003), İslâmî Edebiyat dergisi (sayı: 40, Temmuz-Ağustos-Eylül 2004), İhsan Işık / Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2. bas. 2009).