Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran (/ɪˈbrɑːn/;[1] whiles spelled Khalil;[a] full Arabic name Gibran Khalil Gibran, Arabic: جبران خليل جبران‎ / ALA-LC: Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān or Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān) (Januar 6, 1883 – Aprile 10, 1931) wis a Lebanese-American airtist, poet, an writer o the New York Pen League.

Khalil Gibran
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Khalil Gibran, Aprile 1913
BornJubran Khalil Jubran
6 Januar 1883(1883-01-06)
Bsharri, Moont Lebanon Mutasarrifate, Ottoman Sirie
Dee'd10 Apryle 1931(1931-04-10) (aged 48)
New York Ceety, Unitit States
ThriftPoet, penter, writer, filosofer, theologian, veesual airtist
NaitionalityLebanese an American
GenrePoetry, parable, short story
Leeterar muivementMahjar
Notable warksThe Prophet, Broken Wings


  1. Due tae a mistake at a schuil in the Unitit States, he wis registered as Kahlil Gibran, the spellin he uised thenceforth.,[2] Ither soorces uise Khalil Gibran, reflectin the teepical Inglis spelling o the forename Khalil. In academic contexts, his name is whiles spelled Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān,[3][4] Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān,[3][5] or mair rarely Jibrān Xalīl Jibrān.[6]


  1. "Gibran". Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.
  2. Gibran 1998: 29
  3. a b Starkey, Paul (2006). Modern Arabic Literature. The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. p. 217. ISBN 0-7486-1291-2.
  4. Allen, Roger (2000). An Introduction to Arabic Literature. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. p. 255. ISBN 0-521-77230-3.
  5. Badawi, M. M., ed. (1992). Modern Arabic Literature. The Cambridge History of Arabic Literature. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. p. 559. ISBN 978-0-521-33197-5.
  6. Cachia, Pierre (2002). Arabic Literature—An Overview. Culture and Civilization in the Middle East. London: RoutledgeCurzon. p. 189. ISBN 0-7007-1725-0.