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

Oscar WildeOscar Wilde

16 October 1854

Irish

Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe

19 January 1809

American

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore

07 May 1861

Indian

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley

12 October 1875

British

Lord ByronLord Byron

22 January 1788

British

Victor HugoVictor Hugo

26 February 1802

French

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson

10 December 1830

American

Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling

30 December 1865

British

Robert FrostRobert Frost

26 March 1874

American

T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot

26 September 1888

American

Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau

12 July 1817

American

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James JoyceJames Joyce

02 February 1882

Irish

Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman

31 May 1819

American

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley

26 July 1894

British,American

Ralph Waldo EmersionRalph Waldo Emerson

25 May 1803

American

A. A. MilneA. A. Milne

18 January 1882

British

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner

25 September 1897

American

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Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal

09 November 1877

Pakistani

Sarojini NaiduSarojini Naidu

13 February 1879

Indian

Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson

13 November 1850

Scottish

Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht

10 February 1898

German

George EliotGeorge Eliot

22 November 1819

British

Thomas HardyThomas Hardy

02 June 1840

British

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Ezra PoundEzra Pound

30 October 1885

American

William Morris William Morris

24 March 1834

British

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges

24 August 1899

Argentinian

D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence

11 September 1885

British

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë

30 July 1818

British

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein

03 February 1874

American

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Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen

20 March 1828

Norwegian

Charles BaudelaireCharles Baudelaire

09 April 1821

French

Federico García LorcaFederico García Lorca

05 June 1898

Spanish

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning

06 March 1806

British

Robert BrowningRobert Browning

07 May 1812

British

Wilfred OwenWilfred Owen

18 March 1893

British

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Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud

20 October 1854

French

Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant

05 August 1850

French

E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings

14 October 1894

American

Henry Wadsworth LongfellowHenry Wadsworth Longfellow

27 February 1807

American

Rainer Maria RilkeRainer Maria Rilke

04 December 1875

Austrian

Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam

24 May 1899

Bangladeshi,Indian

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Jean CocteauJean Cocteau

05 July 1889

French

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak

10 February 1890

Russian,Russian

Matthew ArnoldMatthew Arnold

24 December 1822

British

Siegfried SassoonSiegfried Sassoon

08 September 1886

British

George SantayanaGeorge Santayana

16 December 1863

Spanish,Italian

Robert GravesRobert Graves

24 July 1895

British

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James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson

17 June 1871

American

Horatio AlgerHoratio Alger

13 January 1832

American

Fernando PessoaFernando Pessoa

13 June 1888

Portuguese

August StrindbergAugust Strindberg

22 January 1849

Swedish

Rupert BrookeRupert Brooke

03 August 1887

British

Edna St. Vincent MillayEdna St. Vincent Millay

22 February 1892

American

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vNikos Kazantzakis

18 February 1883

Greek

Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith

10 November 1728

Irish,British

Claude McKayClaude McKay

15 September 1889

Jamaican,American

Gabriela MistralGabriela Mistral

07 April 1889

Chilean

A. E. HousmanA. E. Housman

26 March 1859

British

Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson

17 February 1864

Australian

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Wallace StevensWallace Stevens

02 October 1879

American

Knut HamsunKnut Hamsun

04 August 1859

Norwegian

Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno

29 September 1864

Spanish

Rubén DaríoRubén Darío

18 January 1867

Nicaraguan

Caroline NortonCaroline Norton

22 March 1808

British

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service

16 January 1874

Canadian,French,British

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Stéphane MallarméStéphane Mallarmé

18 March 1842

French

John Greenleaf WhittierJohn Greenleaf Whittier

17 December 1807

American

Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet

13 May 1840

French

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson

17 June 1867

Australian

Bret Harte Bret Harte

25 August 1836

American

Ella Wheeler WilcoxElla Wheeler Wilcox

05 November 1850

American

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Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran

06 January 1883

Lebanese

Andrew LangAndrew Lang

31 March 1844

Scottish

Ivan BuninIvan Bunin

22 October 1870

Russian

Alfred de MussetAlfred de Musset

11 December 1810

French

Alfred NoyesAlfred Noyes

16 September 1880

British

Mirza GhalibMirza Ghalib

27 December 1797

Indian

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Bankim Chandra ChattopadhyaBankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

27 June 1838

Indian

Claudia LarsClaudia Lars

20 December 1899

Salvadoran

Hristo BotevHristo Botev

06 January 1848

Bulgarian