Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Author
Robert FrostRobert Frost
26 March 1874, American
Poet

William WordsworthWilliam Wordsworth
07 April 1770, British
Poet

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13 April 1906, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

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

Charles BaudelaireCharles Baudelaire
09 April 1821, French
Poet
Seamus HeaneySeamus Heaney
13 April 1939, Irish
Poet

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
26 March 1907, Indian
Poet

Paul VerlainePaul Verlaine
30 March 1844, French
Poet
Barbara KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
08 April 1955, American
Novelist, Poet, Essayist

Octavio PazOctavio Paz
31 March 1914, Mexican
Writer, Poet, Diplomat and Noble Prize Laureate
Kingsley AmisKingsley Amis
16 April 1922, British
Poet, novelist and lecturer

George HerbertGeorge Herbert
03 April 1593, British, Welsh
Poet

A. E. HousmanA. E. Housman
26 March 1859, British
Poet

Andrew MarvellAndrew Marvell
31 March 1621, British
Poet

Gabriela MistralGabriela Mistral
07 April 1889, Chilean
Chilean poet
Nizar QabbaniNizar Qabbani
21 March 1923, Syrian
Diplomat

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

Veronica FrancoVeronica Franco
25 March 1546, Italian
Courtesan, Poetess

Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22 March 1808, British
Author
Ahlam MosteghanemiAhlam Mosteghanemi
13 April 1953, Algerian
Writer

Tomas TranstromerTomas Tranströmer
15 April 1931, Swedish
Poet
Alfred de VignyAlfred de Vigny
27 March 1797, French
Poet, Playwright, Novelist

John M. FordJohn M. Ford
10 April 1957, American
Novelist, Writer, Game Designer

Uuno KailasUuno Kailas
29 March 1901, Finnish
Poet
Gil Scott-HeronGil Scott-Heron
01 April 1949, American
Singer, Writer, Composer, Poet, Pianist

Jill ScottJill Scott
04 April 1972, American
Singer-songwriter
Nikolai GogolNikolai Gogol
31 March 1809, Russian
Playwright

Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby
24 March 1820, American
Poet

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960, British
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer
Lawrence FerlinghettiLawrence Ferlinghetti
24 March 1919, American
Officer, Poet, Writer, Publisher, Painter,

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Ernest ClineErnest Cline
29 March 1972, American
Novelist
Benjamin ZephaniahBenjamin Zephaniah
15 April 1958, British
Actor, Poet, Writer, Singer

Win ButlerWin Butler
14 April 1980, American
Songwriter, Singer, Composer, Poet, Guitarist

Vivian StanshallVivian Stanshall
21 March 1943, British
Musician

Joan SebastianJoan Sebastian
08 April 1951, Mexican
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Record producer
Whittaker ChambersWhittaker Chambers
01 April 1901, American
Journalist
Christopher SmartChristopher Smart
11 April 1722, British
Poet

Erica JongErica Jong
26 March 1942, American
Novelist

Frank O'HaraFrank O'Hara
27 March 1926, American
Poet

John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of RochesterJohn Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester
01 April 1647
Poet, Writer, Playwright
Joel BarlowJoel Barlow
24 March 1754, American
Poet, Diplomat, Writer

Algernon Charles SwinburneAlgernon Charles Swinburne
05 April 1837, British
Poet, Writer

Yue FeiYue Fei
24 March 1103
Poet, Military personnel

Henry Louis Vivian DerozioHenry Louis Vivian Derozio
18 April 1809, Indian
Poet

Billy CollinsBilly Collins
22 March 1941, American
Poet, Writer, University teacher
Tristan TzaraTristan Tzara
16 April 1896, French
Art collector, Poet, Writer, Diplomat, Film

John Millington SyngeJohn Millington Synge
16 April 1871, Irish
Playwright, Poet
Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
20 April 1891, American
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,

Charles MaurrasCharles Maurras
20 April 1868, French
Author

Vayalar RamavarmaVayalar Ramavarma
28 March 1928, Indian
Author, Lyricist, Songwriter
Edmond RostandEdmond Rostand
01 April 1868, French
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Essayist, Screenwriter

Nizam al-MulkNizam al-Mulk
10 April 1018, Iranian, Kosovar
scientist, writer
François VillonFrançois Villon
01 April 1431, French
poet, writer

Julia AlvarezJulia Alvarez
27 March 1950, American
American-Dominican poet

Thomas D'Arcy McGeeThomas D'Arcy McGee
13 April 1825, Canadian, Irish
Politician

Gaius MaecenasGaius Maecenas
15 April 0068, Italian, Ancient Roman
Poet

Gregory CorsoGregory Corso
26 March 1930, American
Poet, Novelist, Writer
Thomas MiddletonThomas Middleton
18 April 1580, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer

Comte de LautréamontComte de Lautréamont
04 April 1846, French, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer

Munir NiaziMunir Niazi
09 April 1928, Pakistani
Poet

Pietro AretinoPietro Aretino
19 April 1492, Italian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Journalist
Wilhelm BuschWilhelm Busch
15 April 1832, German
Poet, Painter, Essayist, Writer, Autobiographer

Tracy K. SmithTracy K. Smith
16 April 1972, American
Poet
Robert BrasillachRobert Brasillach
31 March 1909, French
Writer, Journalist, Film critic, Novelist, Poet,

Linda GoodmanLinda Goodman
09 April 1925, American
Astrologer

Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
17 April 1621, Welsh
Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer
R. S. ThomasR. S. Thomas
29 March 1913, British
Poet, Author, Writer

Ama Ata AidooAma Ata Aidoo
23 March 1942, Ghanaian
Author
CazuzaCazuza
04 April 1958, Brazilian
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Songwriter,

Russell BanksRussell Banks
28 March 1940, American
Writer

Attila JózsefAttila József
11 April 1905, Hungarian
Hungarian poet
Howard StauntonHoward Staunton
01 April 1810, British
Chess Master

Mark StrandMark Strand
11 April 1934, Canadian, American
Poet
Tirso de MolinaTirso de Molina
24 March 1579, Spanish
Playwright, Poet, Writer

Habib JalibHabib Jalib
24 March 1928, Pakistani
Poet

Josef StefanJosef Stefan
24 March 1835
Mathematician, Physicist, Poet, Scientist, Writer,

Korney ChukovskyKorney Chukovsky
31 March 1882, Russian
Poet
Nikolay GumilyovNikolay Gumilyov
15 April 1886, Russian
Poet
Ziya GökalpZiya Gökalp
23 March 1876, Turkish
Sociologist

Ana BlandianaAna Blandiana
25 March 1942, Romanian
Poet

August Heinrich Hoffmann von FallerslebenAugust Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben
02 April 1798, German
Poet

Aloysius BertrandAloysius Bertrand
20 April 1807, French, Italian
Poet
Jens Peter JacobsenJens Peter Jacobsen
07 April 1847, Danish
Novelist

Ai QingAi Qing
27 March 1910
Poet, Writer, Painter, Journalist

Mary WebbMary Webb
25 March 1881, British
Novelist

J. P. ClarkJ. P. Clark
06 April 1935, Nigerian
Poet

Bob KaufmanBob Kaufman
18 April 1925, American
Poet
Hugo ClausHugo Claus
05 April 1929, Belgian
Author

Henry WottonHenry Wotton
30 March 1568, British
Author
Michel LeirisMichel Leiris
20 April 1901, French
Writer

José de EsproncedaJosé de Espronceda
25 March 1808, Spanish
Poet, Writer, Journalist
Francis PongeFrancis Ponge
27 March 1899, French
Essayist
Orhan Veli KanıkOrhan Veli Kanık
13 April 1914, Turkish
Poet