Famous Poets - page 5

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 Burns

Robert Burns

Robert Burns was a famous Scottish poet and lyricist, who was also known as the national poet of Scotland

ScottishJanuary 25, 1759170 views

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was the most famous American poet of his times

AmericanFebruary 27, 1807104 views

Rainer Maria Rilke

Rainer Maria Rilke was a famous poet known for his modernist German poems

James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson is credited with lot of firsts in his lifetime

AmericanJune 17, 1871233 views

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Ella Wheeler Wilcox was a prominent American author and poet, best known for her work ‘Poems of Passion’