Khwaja Altaf Husain Hali was born in 1837 in Panipat. He was a student of Mirza Ghalib. His poems are compiled as Deewan-e-Hali. He died on 30th September, 1914 in Panipat.
aage ba.De na qissaa-e-ishq-e-butaa.N se ham
dhuum thii apanii paarsaa_ii kii bhii aur kis se aashnaa_ii kii
hai justajuu ke Khuub se hai Khuubtar kahaa.N
haq vafaa kaa jo ham jataane lage
kahane kii baat ho to use kah sunaayiye