Lord ByronLord Byron
22 January 1788, British
Poet, Politician
James JoyceJames Joyce
02 February 1882, Irish
Writer

Sarojini NaiduSarojini Naidu
13 February 1879, Indian
Poet and Freedom Fighter

Langston HughesLangston Hughes
01 February 1902, American
Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist

Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht
10 February 1898, German
Poet

Robert BurnsRobert Burns
25 January 1759, Scottish
Poet and Lyricist
Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
03 February 1874, American
American novelist

John DonneJohn Donne
22 January 1572, British
Poet, lawyer, satirist

Audre LordeAudre Lorde
18 February 1934, American
Writer

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
08 February 1926, American
 
Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
10 February 1890, Russian, Russian
Poet & Writer

August StrindbergAugust Strindberg
22 January 1849, Swedish
Novelist
Derek WalcottDerek Walcott
23 January 1930, Saint Lucian
Poet

vNikos Kazantzakis
18 February 1883, Greek
Philosopher and Writer

Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson
17 February 1864, Australian
Poet
Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
19 February 1917, American
American novelist

Elizabeth BishopElizabeth Bishop
08 February 1911, American
Poet
Leon Battista AlbertiLeon Battista Alberti
18 February 1404, Italian
Architect, Linguist

Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
08 February 1888, Italian
Poet, Essayist

A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
18 February 1926, American
Poet
Aharon AppelfeldAharon Appelfeld
16 February 1932, Israeli
Writer

Fleur Adcock Fleur Adcock
10 February 1934, New Zealander
Poet
Andre BretonAndre Breton
19 February 1896, French
Founder of Surrealism

Garth BrooksGarth Brooks
07 February 1962, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Poet,

Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970, Indian
Politician

Margaret TrumanMargaret Truman
17 February 1924, American
actor, novelist, writer, biographer
Michael Madhusudan DuttMichael Madhusudan Dutt
25 January 1824, Indian
Poet, Writer
Vladimir VysotskyVladimir Vysotsky
25 January 1938, Russian
Singer-songwriter

Richard BrautiganRichard Brautigan
30 January 1935, American
Writer, Poet, Novelist

Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
30 January 1889, Indian
Poet

D. R. BendreD. R. Bendre
31 January 1896, Indian
 
Ismail KadareIsmail Kadare
28 January 1936, Albanian
Novelist, poet, essayist

James DickeyJames Dickey
02 February 1923, American
American poet

Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
22 January 1729, German
Writer, Philosopher, Playwright, Poet, Librarian,

William CongreveWilliam Congreve
24 January 1670, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Translator

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John TavenerJohn Tavener
28 January 1944, British
Composer, Poet, Musician
Thomas BernhardThomas Bernhard
09 February 1931, Austrian, Dutch
Writer, Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Poet

Abel MeeropolAbel Meeropol
10 February 1903, American
Poet, Songwriter, Writer
Yevgeny ZamyatinYevgeny Zamyatin
01 February 1884, French
Author

Jibanananda DasJibanananda Das
17 February 1899, Bangladeshi
Poet, Writer

Jacques PrévertJacques Prévert
04 February 1900, French
Poet
Du FuDu Fu
12 February 0712, Chinese
Chinese poet

Helen Gurley BrownHelen Gurley Brown
18 February 1922, American
American author
Francis PicabiaFrancis Picabia
22 January 1879, French
Painter, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet

Leslie BricusseLeslie Bricusse
29 January 1931, British
Composer, Musician, Playwright, Lyricist,

Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
14 February 1914, Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter

Francesco RediFrancesco Redi
18 February 1626, Italian
Physician, Naturalist, Poet, Writer, Painter,

Philip José FarmerPhilip José Farmer
26 January 1918, American
American author
Gustavo Adolfo BécquerGustavo Adolfo Bécquer
17 February 1836, Spanish
Poet, Short story writer, Playwright, Writer

Veturi Sundararama MurthyVeturi Sundararama Murthy
29 January 1936, Indian
Poet, Songwriter, Lyricist

Hugo von HofmannsthalHugo von Hofmannsthal
01 February 1874, Austrian
Novelist, Librettist, Poet, Playwright, Writer,

Amy LowellAmy Lowell
09 February 1874, American
Poet, Writer, Socialite
Joaquín SabinaJoaquín Sabina
12 February 1949, Spanish
Singer-songwriter, Poet, Singer, Writer,

Hannah MoreHannah More
02 February 1745, British
Writer, Poet, Essayist
Lydia Maria ChildLydia Maria Child
11 February 1802, American
Novelist, Poet, Journalist, Writer

Rufus Wilmot GriswoldRufus Wilmot Griswold
13 February 1815, American
Journalist, Writer, Literary critic, Poet

Georg TraklGeorg Trakl
03 February 1887, Austrian
Poet, Writer
Morteza MotahhariMorteza Motahhari
31 January 1919, Iranian
Philosopher, Writer, Akhoond, Theologian

Kavi PradeepKavi Pradeep
06 February 1915, Indian
Poet, Singer, Lyricist, Songwriter
Samuel PalmerSamuel Palmer
27 January 1805, British
Painter, Poet

Matsudaira KatamoriMatsudaira Katamori
15 February 1836, Japanese
Poet

Vasily ZhukovskyVasily Zhukovsky
29 January 1783, Russian
linguist, poet, translator, writer, literary
Bernard Le Bovier de FontenelleBernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
11 February 1657, French
Philosopher, Poet, Writer, Playwright, Satirist,

K. S. NarasimhaswamyK. S. Narasimhaswamy
26 January 1915, Indian
Author
Ignacy KrasickiIgnacy Krasicki
03 February 1735, Polish
Poet

Mikhail Saltykov-ShchedrinMikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin
27 January 1826, Russian
Poet

Adelbert von ChamissoAdelbert von Chamisso
30 January 1781, German, French
Botanist, Poet, Pteridologist, Bryologist, Writer

Johan Ludvig RunebergJohan Ludvig Runeberg
05 February 1804, Finnish
Poet
Marcel BroodthaersMarcel Broodthaers
28 January 1924, Belgian
Poet, Sculptor, Painter
Ludwig Achim von ArnimLudwig Achim von Arnim
26 January 1781, German
Poet

Alden NowlanAlden Nowlan
25 January 1933, Canadian
Novelist

Bert KalmarBert Kalmar
10 February 1884, American
Lyricist, Songwriter, Screenwriter

Sheyann WebbSheyann Webb
17 February 1956, German, American
Author
George Gordon ByronGeorge Gordon Byron
22 January 1788, British
Poet, Politician

David AntinDavid Antin
01 February 1932, American
Art critic, Poet, Performance artist

Samuel ButlerSamuel Butler
03 February 1612, British
Writer, Poet,

Aaron HillAaron Hill
10 February 1685, British
Poet, Playwright, Essayist

Ugo BettiUgo Betti
04 February 1892, Italian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Judge
Leszek EngelkingLeszek Engelking
02 February 1955, Polish
Polish poet

Ernst FuchsErnst Fuchs
13 February 1930, Austrian
Poet
Anthony BlackburnAnthony Blackburn
10 February 1916, British
Poet

Jūkichi YagiJūkichi Yagi
09 February 1898, Japanese
Poet, Writer

Clarissa Pinkola EstesClarissa Pinkola Estes
27 January 1945, American
 
Charles ChurchillCharles Churchill
31 January 1731, British
Poet, Writer

Saigo TakamoriSaigo Takamori
23 January 1828, Japanese
Samurai, Poet
Mikołaj RejMikołaj Rej
04 February 1505, Polish
poet, writer