Alisher Navoi was a great poet. He was born in Herat on 9 February 1441. Alisher Navoi got a very good education. He was a good architect and he designed a lot of schools, hospitals, bridges, roads and canals. Navoi's poems in old Uzbek are 'Chor-Devon'. His poems in Persian were collected and called 'Devoni-Foni'. His most important work is the 'Quintuple', five poems from 1483 and 1485. Alisher Navoi lived his last years in Herat. He died on 3 January 1501.