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Khalil Gibran

Khalil GibranBorn: 6-Jan-1883
Birthplace: Bsharri, Lebanon
Died: 10-Apr-1931
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cirrhosis of the Liver
Remains: Buried, Mar Sarkis Monastery, Bsharri, Lebanon

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet, Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Prophet

Resided from 1912 in New York City.


[1] Maronite Christian.

Mother: Kamilah
Sister: Mariana
Sister: Sultana
Brother: Peter (half-brother)
Girlfriend: Mary Haskell (his benefactor, b. 1874, engaged 1909)

    High School: (Maronite school, Beirut, Lebanon, 1898-1902)

    Naturalized US Citizen 1895
    Risk Factors: Tuberculosis, Alcoholism

Author of books:
Nymphs of the Valley (1910, poetry, in Arabic)
A Tear and a Smile (1914, poetry, in Arabic)
The Madman (1918)
The Forerunner (1920)
Spirits Rebellious (1920, poetry, in Arabic)
The Broken Wings (1922, poetry, in Arabic)
The Prophet (1923)
The Procession (1923, poetry, in Arabic)
The Storms (1923, poetry, in Arabic)
Sand and Foam (1926)
Jesus, the Son of Man (1928)



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