Famous Poets - page 3

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
Samuel Coleridge

Samuel Coleridge

Samuel Coleridge was an English lyrical poet, critic and philosopher

BritishOctober 21, 1772138 views

Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu was an Indian freedom fighter and poet

IndianFebruary 13, 1879645 views

Muhammad Iqbal

Muhammad Iqbal was a philosopher, poet and politician in British India and is regarded as being the inspiration behind the Pakistan movement

Lucille Clifton

Lucille Clifton was an award winning African-American poet, writer and educator whose works focused on the lives of blacks and women

AmericanJune 27, 1936142 views

John Clare

John Clare was an English poet, often referred to as a ‘Peasant poet’, considered to be one of the most important 19th century poets

BritishJuly 13, 1793104 views

Gabriela Mistral

Gabriela 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.

ChileanApril 7, 1889197 views

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy was an English poet and novelist, who is mainly known for his contribution in the naturalist movement

BritishJune 2, 1840161 views

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo was a French poet, novelist and a leading figure of the Romantic Movement in France

FrenchFebruary 26, 1802157 views

Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman was an American poet, journalist and humanist

AmericanMay 31, 1819254 views

W B Yeats

William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and playwright

IrishJune 13, 1865214 views