17th Century Poets
VoltaireVoltaire
21 November 1694, French
Writer
John MiltonJohn Milton
09 December 1608, British
Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the

Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift
30 November 1667, Irish
Author and Satirist

Alexander PopeAlexander Pope
21 May 1688, British
 

John DrydenJohn Dryden
09 August 1631, British
poet

TukaramTukaram
1608 AD, Indian
Saint, Poet
Aphra BehnAphra Behn
10 July 1640, British
Playwright

Joseph AddisonJoseph Addison
01 May 1672, British
Essayist & Poet

Anne BradstreetAnne Bradstreet
20 March 1612, British
Poet

Andrew MarvellAndrew Marvell
31 March 1621, British
Poet
John GayJohn Gay
30 June 1685, British
Dramatist & Poet

Angelus SilesiusAngelus Silesius
25 December 1624, German
Priest
Edward YoungEdward Young
03 July 1683, British
Poet

BashoBasho
1644 AD, Japanese
Poet

Juana Inés de la CruzJuana Inés de la Cruz
12 November 1651, Mexican
Poet, Nun, Writer, Mathematician, Philosopher,
Samarth RamdasSamarth Ramdas
1608 AD, Indian
Poet

Jean de La FontaineJean de La Fontaine
08 July 1621, French
Writer, Poet, Lawyer
John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of RochesterJohn Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester
01 April 1647
Poet, Writer, Playwright

Isaac WattsIsaac Watts
17 July 1674, British
Theologian

Lady Mary Wortley MontaguLady Mary Wortley Montagu
15 May 1689
Explorer, Poet, Writer, Playwright
William CongreveWilliam Congreve
24 January 1670, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Translator

Francesco RediFrancesco Redi
18 February 1626, Italian
Physician, Naturalist, Poet, Writer, Painter,
John LylyJohn Lyly
1553 AD, British
Writer

James Graham, 1st Marquess of MontroseJames Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose
25 October 1612, Scottish
Poet, Writer

Thomas NasheThomas Nashe
31 October 1567, British
Playwright

Richard BaxterRichard Baxter
12 November 1615, British
Poet
Colley CibberColley Cibber
06 November 1671
Actor, Playwright, Poet, Writer
François FénelonFrançois Fénelon
06 August 1651, French
Theologian

Rahman BabaRahman Baba
1632 AD, Pakistani
poet, writer

Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
17 April 1621, Welsh
Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer

Mary AstellMary Astell
12 November 1666, British
Writer, Philosopher, Feminist
Eliza HaywoodEliza Haywood
1693 AD, British
British author

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Joost van den VondelJoost van den Vondel
17 November 1587, Dutch
Poet, Playwright, Writer

Bernard Le Bovier de FontenelleBernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
11 February 1657, French
Philosopher, Poet, Writer, Playwright, Satirist,

Paul ScarronPaul Scarron
04 July 1610, French
Poet

Samuel ButlerSamuel Butler
03 February 1612, British
Poet
Robert SouthRobert South
04 September 1634, British
Theologian

Aaron HillAaron Hill
10 February 1685, British
Poet, Playwright, Essayist
Alexander BromeAlexander Brome
1620 AD, British
Poet, Translator

Thomas TraheyronThomas Traheyron
1636 AD, British