Famous Essayists

The Most Famous Essayists

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Charles LambFebruary 10, 1775BritishCharles Lamb was an English essayist, poet, fiction writer and critic from the Romantic period
Joseph BrodskyMay 24, 1940RussianJoseph Brodsky was an acclaimed Russian and American essayist and poet
Leigh HuntOctober 19, 1784BritishJames Henry Leigh Hunt better known as Leigh Hunt was an English poet, essayist, journalist, editor, writer and critic
A. C. BensonApril 24, 1862BritishA
Joseph AddisonMay 1, 1672BritishJoseph Addison was an 18th century English poet, writer and politician
Ralph Waldo EmersonMay 25, 1803AmericanRalph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, philosopher and a successful poet
Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt

James Henry Leigh Hunt better known as Leigh Hunt was an English poet, essayist, journalist, editor, writer and critic

BritishOctober 19, 1784159 views

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, philosopher and a successful poet

AmericanMay 25, 1803115 views

Joseph Brodsky

Joseph Brodsky was an acclaimed Russian and American essayist and poet

RussianMay 24, 1940169 views

Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison was an 18th century English poet, writer and politician

BritishMay 1, 1672149 views

Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb was an English essayist, poet, fiction writer and critic from the Romantic period

BritishFebruary 10, 1775174 views