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The Most Famous Poets

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Sarojini NaiduFebruary 13, 1879IndianSarojini Naidu was an Indian freedom fighter and poet
Pablo NerudaJuly 12, 1904ChileanPablo Neruda was a Chilean poet, politician and Nobel laureate
Henrik IbsenMarch 20, 1828NorwegianHenrik Ibsen was a famous Norwegian playwright often considered as the father of modern theater
Boris PasternakFebruary 10, 1890RussianBoris Leonidovich Pasternak was a Russian novelist, poet and translator
Walt WhitmanMay 31, 1819AmericanWalt Whitman was an American poet, journalist and humanist
James Weldon JohnsonJune 17, 1871AmericanJames Weldon Johnson is credited with lot of firsts in his lifetime
W B YeatsJune 13, 1865IrishWilliam Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and playwright
Gabriela MistralApril 7, 1889ChileanGabriela Mistral was the pseudonym used by Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, a Chilean poet, educator and feminist who became the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1945.
Muhammad IqbalNovember 9, 1877PakistaniMuhammad Iqbal was a philosopher, poet and politician in British India and is regarded as being the inspiration behind the Pakistan movement
Joseph BrodskyMay 24, 1940RussianJoseph Brodsky was an acclaimed Russian and American essayist and poet
Novalis

Novalis

Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg, better known as Novalis, was a German poet, author, and philosopher.

GermanMay 2, 1772159 views

John Gay

John Gay was an English poet best known for his ballad opera, ‘The Beggar’s Opera’

BritishJune 30, 1685102 views

Cesare Pavese

Cesare Pavese was an Italian poet, novelist, literary critic and translator

Ben Jonson

Ben Jonson was an acclaimed English playwright, poet, and literary critic

BritishJune 11, 1572151 views

Alphonse Daudet

Alphonse Daudet is a renowned novelist from France with more than three dozen works of literature to his credit

FrenchMay 13, 1840142 views

Girolamo Fracastoro

Girolamo Fracastoro was an Italian physician, poet, astronomer, and geologist

Italian1478110 views

Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore, a great Indian poet and writer, is one of the most revered literary figures in India

IndianMay 7, 186199 views

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

AmericanMay 25, 1803115 views

Petrarch

Francesco Petrarch was an Italian poet, scholar and philosopher

ItalianJuly 20, 1304134 views

Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling was a famous English poet and novelist

BritishDecember 30, 1865118 views