Most of us have grown up reading the poetic verses of 19th century great poets. Be it Robert Browning or Charles Baudelaire, EE Cummings or Mary Elizabeth Coleridge, Louisa May Alcott or William Morris, the poets have rendered a part of their self in their works which is why one can connect to it soulfully. Using the aesthetics and rhythmic qualities of a language, a poet writes poetry. It is by far one of the most popular forms of literature that have ahistory that dates back to the pre-historic era. Over the centuries, poets have used forms and conventions to suggest differential interpretation to words to evoke emotive responses. While some poets revolve their work in a particular culture and genre there are others who portray the social and cultural state through the poetic traditions. The last century saw an influx of poets who penned in varying genres from narrative poetry to epic ones, dramatic, satirical light, lyrical, elegies, verse, prose style and even speculative poetry. This section has a list of famous poets from the 19th century who have left a lasting imprint on the world of literature with their verse and rhyme. Check out.
J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British, South African
Writer
Oscar WildeOscar Wilde
16 October 1854, Irish
Playwright

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
07 May 1861, Indian
Poet

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
12 October 1875, British
Occultist

Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
19 January 1809, American
Writer

Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
12 July 1817, American
Writer and Philosopher
Ralph Waldo EmersionRalph Waldo Emerson
25 May 1803, American
American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet

Francis Scott KeyFrancis Scott Key
01 August 1779, American
Lawyer

Lord ByronLord Byron
22 January 1788, British
Poet, Politician
Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley
26 July 1894, British, American
Writer

Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
30 December 1865, British
Author & Poet
Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Poet

A. A. MilneA. A. Milne
18 January 1882, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot
26 September 1888, American
Poet

James JoyceJames Joyce
02 February 1882, Irish
Writer

Victor HugoVictor Hugo
26 February 1802, French
Author & Poet
George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819, British
Author and Novelist

Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
09 November 1877, Pakistani
Poet & Philosopher

Robert FrostRobert Frost
26 March 1874, American
Poet

Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman
31 May 1819, American
Poet & humanist
William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25 September 1897, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883, Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer
Alexander PushkinAlexander Pushkin
06 June 1799, Russian
Poet

Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson
13 November 1850, Scottish
Novelist, Poet

Dorothy ParkerDorothy Parker
22 August 1893, American
Poet
Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
03 February 1874, American
American novelist

Sarojini NaiduSarojini Naidu
13 February 1879, Indian
Poet and Freedom Fighter
Thomas HardyThomas Hardy
02 June 1840, British
Novelist & Poet

D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11 September 1885, British
Novelist

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
30 July 1818, British
Novelist
Ezra PoundEzra Pound
30 October 1885, American
Poet

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Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
24 August 1899, Argentinian
Poet
Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht
10 February 1898, German
Poet

Rainer Maria RilkeRainer Maria Rilke
04 December 1875, Austrian
Poet & Novelist

William Morris William Morris
24 March 1834, British
Textile Designer, Poet

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871, American
Author
Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud
20 October 1854, French
Poet
E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
14 October 1894, American
Poet

Charles BaudelaireCharles Baudelaire
09 April 1821, French
Poet

Federico García LorcaFederico García Lorca
05 June 1898, Spanish
Poet

Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen
20 March 1828, Norwegian
Playwright, Poet.
George SantayanaGeorge Santayana
16 December 1863, Spanish, Italian
Philosopher, Essayist, Poet, & Novelist

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Henry Wadsworth LongfellowHenry Wadsworth Longfellow
27 February 1807, American
Poet & Educator

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
10 February 1890, Russian, Russian
Poet & Writer

Robert BrowningRobert Browning
07 May 1812, British
Poet & Playwright
Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
24 May 1899, Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh

Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant
05 August 1850, French
Novelist & Short Story Writer
Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning
06 March 1806, British
Poet

Wilfred OwenWilfred Owen
18 March 1893, British
Poet

Dante Gabriel RossettiDante Gabriel Rossetti
12 May 1828, British
Poet
Robert GravesRobert Graves
24 July 1895, British
Poet & Novelist

Ahmed Raza Khan BarelviAhmed Raza Khan Barelvi
14 June 1856, Indian
Islamic Scholar, Reformer
Siegfried SassoonSiegfried Sassoon
08 September 1886, British
 

Fernando PessoaFernando Pessoa
13 June 1888, Portuguese
 

Savitribai PhuleSavitribai Phule
03 January 1831, Indian
Social Reformer, Poet

Matthew ArnoldMatthew Arnold
24 December 1822, British
Poet

Heinrich HeineHeinrich Heine
13 December 1797, German
Poet
Christina RossettiChristina Rossetti
05 December 1830, British
Poet, Writer, Hymnwriter

Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson
17 February 1864, Australian
Poet

Ivan TurgenevIvan Turgenev
09 November 1818, Russian
Novelist

Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
29 September 1864, Spanish
Writer
August StrindbergAugust Strindberg
22 January 1849, Swedish
Novelist

Horatio AlgerHoratio Alger
13 January 1832, American
American writer
Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke
03 August 1887, British
Poet

vNikos Kazantzakis
18 February 1883, Greek
Philosopher and Writer

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun
04 August 1859, Norwegian
Writer
Paul VerlainePaul Verlaine
30 March 1844, French
Poet

Edna St. Vincent MillayEdna St. Vincent Millay
22 February 1892, American
Poetess and Playwright
John Greenleaf WhittierJohn Greenleaf Whittier
17 December 1807, American
Poet

Thomas MooreThomas Moore
28 May 1779, Irish
Poet

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
02 October 1879, American
Poet
Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith
10 November 1728, Irish, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

A. E. HousmanA. E. Housman
26 March 1859, British
Poet
Claude McKayClaude McKay
15 September 1889, Jamaican, American
Writer

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
16 January 1874, Canadian, French, British
Poet & Writer

Gabriela MistralGabriela Mistral
07 April 1889, Chilean
Chilean poet

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
17 June 1867, Australian
Writer
Henry Louis Vivian DerozioHenry Louis Vivian Derozio
18 April 1809, Indian
Poet
Stéphane MallarméStéphane Mallarmé
18 March 1842, French
Poet

Bret Harte Bret Harte
25 August 1836, American
Author & Poet

Andrew LangAndrew Lang
31 March 1844, Scottish
Poet, Novelist, Literary Critic

Rubén DaríoRubén Darío
18 January 1867, Nicaraguan
Poet
Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
13 May 1840, French
Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet

Ivan BuninIvan Bunin
22 October 1870, Russian
Writer

Alfred de MussetAlfred de Musset
11 December 1810, French
Dramatist, Poet, Novelist

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
06 January 1883, Lebanese
Artist

Ella Wheeler WilcoxElla Wheeler Wilcox
05 November 1850, American
Poet and Mystic Rosicrucian
Hristo BotevHristo Botev
06 January 1848, Bulgarian
Bulgarian Revolutionary

Mirza GhalibMirza Ghalib
27 December 1797, Indian
Poet
Alfred NoyesAlfred Noyes
16 September 1880, British
Poet

Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
08 February 1888, Italian
Poet, Essayist
Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22 March 1808, British
Author
Allen TateAllen Tate
19 November 1899, American
Poet