Saadi Shirazi with full name as Abu-Mohammad Moshref-al-din Muslih-bin-Abdolla-bin-Moshref Saadi Shirazi (born in 585 or near 606 AH equal to 589 SH and 1210 AD in Shiraz- passed away in 691 AH, equal to 670 or 671 SH or 1292 AD) is a famous, Persian and Iranian poet and writer. His reputation is mostly for his strong, catchy and rhythmic poetry and prose. His position among literary community is so significant that he has been nicknamed as wordsmith, king of word, Sheikh-e-Ajal (death) and even absolutely, master. His popular works are Gulestan in prose and Bostan Masnavi in convergent measure (rhythm of Shah nameh (epopee) by Ferdowsi) and moreover, sonnets and his poetries. Collection of his works is called complete works of Saadi. Some parts of his works has been translated into German and French.
Saadi has been buried in a monastery where was his living place and now it is his tomb. Mohsen Foroughi, an Iranian modern architect, designed tomb of Saadi in 1330.