Famous Poets - page 4

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
Boris PasternakFebruary 10, 1890RussianBoris Leonidovich Pasternak was a Russian novelist, poet and translator
Henrik IbsenMarch 20, 1828NorwegianHenrik Ibsen was a famous Norwegian playwright often considered as the father of modern theater
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
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
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.
Joseph BrodskyMay 24, 1940RussianJoseph Brodsky was an acclaimed Russian and American essayist and poet
Robert W. Service

Robert W. Service

Robert William Service was a British-Canadian poet and writer of his time

CanadianJanuary 16, 187491 views

Robert Graves

Robert Graves was an English poet and novelist best known for his war memoir ‘Good-Bye to All That’

BritishJuly 24, 1895133 views

Robert Browning

Robert Browning was a famous English poet and playwright

BritishMay 7, 1812159 views

Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda was a Chilean poet, politician and Nobel laureate

ChileanJuly 12, 1904323 views

Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas was a famous Welsh-born poet and writer known for his important poems and short stories

WelshOctober 27, 1914122 views

Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes was an English poet who was the Poet Laureate of England from 1984 until his death

BritishAugust 17, 1930132 views

Joseph Brodsky

Joseph Brodsky was an acclaimed Russian and American essayist and poet

RussianMay 24, 1940171 views

Joseph Addison

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

BritishMay 1, 1672149 views

Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen was a famous Norwegian playwright often considered as the father of modern theater

NorwegianMarch 20, 1828309 views

John Dryden

John Dryden was the greatest literary poet, critic and playwright of the Restoration Period

BritishAugust 9, 1631123 views