Lord ByronLord Byron
22 January 1788, British
Poet, Politician
Sarojini NaiduSarojini Naidu
13 February 1879, Indian
Poet and Freedom Fighter

James JoyceJames Joyce
02 February 1882, Irish
Writer

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

Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht
10 February 1898, German
Poet

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

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

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

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
08 February 1926, American
 
Audre LordeAudre Lorde
18 February 1934, American
Writer

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

Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson
17 February 1864, Australian
Poet

Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
19 February 1917, American
American novelist
vNikos Kazantzakis
18 February 1883, Greek
Philosopher and Writer

François RabelaisFrançois Rabelais
04 February 1494, French
Writer
Leon Battista AlbertiLeon Battista Alberti
18 February 1404, Italian
Architect, Linguist

Elizabeth BishopElizabeth Bishop
08 February 1911, American
Poet

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

Georges LeBarGeorges LeBar
24 January 1973, Australian
Author

Garth BrooksGarth Brooks
07 February 1962, American
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Poet,
Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970, Indian
Politician
John Cooper ClarkeJohn Cooper Clarke
25 January 1949, British
Poet

Exene CervenkaExene Cervenka
01 February 1956, American
singer

Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
30 January 1889, Indian
Poet

Daniel TammetDaniel Tammet
31 January 1979, British
Writer
D. R. BendreD. R. Bendre
31 January 1896, Indian
 

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

Ismail KadareIsmail Kadare
28 January 1936, Albanian
Novelist, poet, essayist
Thomas BernhardThomas Bernhard
09 February 1931, Austrian, Dutch
Writer, Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Poet

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

James DickeyJames Dickey
02 February 1923, American
American poet
William CongreveWilliam Congreve
24 January 1670, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Translator

Abel MeeropolAbel Meeropol
10 February 1903, American
Poet, Songwriter, Writer
Jibanananda DasJibanananda Das
17 February 1899, Bangladeshi
Poet, Writer

Yevgeny ZamyatinYevgeny Zamyatin
01 February 1884, French
Author

Jacques PrévertJacques Prévert
04 February 1900, French
Poet

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

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

John TavenerJohn Tavener
28 January 1944, British
Composer, Poet, Musician

Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
14 February 1914, Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter
Philip José FarmerPhilip José Farmer
26 January 1918, American
American author

Lydia Maria ChildLydia Maria Child
11 February 1802, American
Novelist, Poet, Journalist, Writer
Hugo von HofmannsthalHugo von Hofmannsthal
01 February 1874, Austrian
Novelist, Librettist, Poet, Playwright, Writer,

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

Gustavo Adolfo BécquerGustavo Adolfo Bécquer
17 February 1836, Spanish
Poet, Short story writer, 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

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

Samuel PalmerSamuel Palmer
27 January 1805, British
Painter, 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

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

Matsudaira KatamoriMatsudaira Katamori
15 February 1836, Japanese
Poet

Vasily ZhukovskyVasily Zhukovsky
29 January 1783, Russian
linguist, poet, translator, writer, literary
Silas Weir MitchellSilas Weir Mitchell
15 February 1829, American
Physician
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

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

Ignacy KrasickiIgnacy Krasicki
03 February 1735, Polish
Poet
Mikhail Saltykov-ShchedrinMikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin
27 January 1826, Russian
Poet

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

Mikołaj RejMikołaj Rej
04 February 1505, Polish
poet, writer
Alden NowlanAlden Nowlan
25 January 1933, Canadian
Novelist

Sheyann WebbSheyann Webb
17 February 1956, German, American
Author
David AntinDavid Antin
01 February 1932, American
Art critic, Poet, Performance artist

George Gordon ByronGeorge Gordon Byron
22 January 1788, British
Poet, Politician

Ugo BettiUgo Betti
04 February 1892, Italian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Judge
Samuel ButlerSamuel Butler
03 February 1612, British
Poet

Aaron HillAaron Hill
10 February 1685, British
Poet, Playwright, Essayist
Anthony BlackburnAnthony Blackburn
10 February 1916, British
Poet

Leszek EngelkingLeszek Engelking
02 February 1955, Polish
Polish poet

Jūkichi YagiJūkichi Yagi
09 February 1898, Japanese
Poet, Writer

Charles ChurchillCharles Churchill
31 January 1731, British
Poet, Writer
Saigo TakamoriSaigo Takamori
23 January 1828, Japanese
Samurai, Poet

Clarissa Pinkola EstesClarissa Pinkola Estes
27 January 1945, American
 
Ernst FuchsErnst Fuchs
13 February 1930, Austrian
Poet