Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Author
William WordsworthWilliam Wordsworth
07 April 1770, British
Poet

Robert FrostRobert Frost
26 March 1874, American
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

Octavio PazOctavio Paz
31 March 1914, Mexican
Writer, Poet, Diplomat and Noble Prize Laureate

George HerbertGeorge Herbert
03 April 1593, British, Welsh
Poet

Barbara KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
08 April 1955, American
Novelist, Poet, Essayist
Kingsley AmisKingsley Amis
16 April 1922, British
Poet, novelist and lecturer

Gabriela MistralGabriela Mistral
07 April 1889, Chilean
Chilean poet
Andrew MarvellAndrew Marvell
31 March 1621, British
Poet

Veronica FrancoVeronica Franco
25 March 1546, Italian
Courtesan, Poetess

A. E. HousmanA. E. Housman
26 March 1859, British
Poet
Nizar QabbaniNizar Qabbani
21 March 1923, Syrian
Diplomat

Andrew LangAndrew Lang
31 March 1844, Scottish
Poet, Novelist, Literary Critic
Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22 March 1808, British
Author

Tomas TranstromerTomas Tranströmer
15 April 1931, Swedish
Poet

Ahlam MosteghanemiAhlam Mosteghanemi
13 April 1953, Algerian
Writer
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

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960, British
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer

Jill ScottJill Scott
04 April 1972, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Jazz

Gil Scott-HeronGil Scott-Heron
01 April 1949, American
Singer, Writer, Composer, Poet, Pianist
Nikolai GogolNikolai Gogol
31 March 1809, Russian
Playwright
Benjamin ZephaniahBenjamin Zephaniah
15 April 1958, British
Actor, Poet, Writer, Singer

Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby
24 March 1820, American
composer, poet, singer, writer, teacher,

Joan SebastianJoan Sebastian
08 April 1951, Mexican
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Record producer

Ernest ClineErnest Cline
29 March 1972, American
Novelist
Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
26 March 1907, Indian
Poet, Author, Writer

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

Paul VerlainePaul Verlaine
30 March 1844, French
Poet, Essayist, Writer, Librettist

Lawrence FerlinghettiLawrence Ferlinghetti
24 March 1919, American
Officer, Poet, Writer, Publisher, Painter,

Erica JongErica Jong
26 March 1942, American
Novelist
John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of RochesterJohn Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester
01 April 1647
Poet, Writer, Playwright

Yue FeiYue Fei
24 March 1103
Poet, Military personnel
Tristan TzaraTristan Tzara
16 April 1896, French
Art collector, Poet, Writer, Diplomat, Film

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

Billy CollinsBilly Collins
22 March 1941, American
Poet, Writer, University teacher
John Millington SyngeJohn Millington Synge
16 April 1871, Irish
Playwright, Poet

Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
20 April 1891, American
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,
Edmond RostandEdmond Rostand
01 April 1868, French
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Essayist, Screenwriter

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

François VillonFrançois Villon
01 April 1431, French
poet, writer

Nizam al-MulkNizam al-Mulk
10 April 1018, Iranian, Kosovar
scientist, writer

Gaius MaecenasGaius Maecenas
15 April 0068, Italian, Ancient Roman
Poet
Gregory CorsoGregory Corso
26 March 1930, American
Poet, Novelist, Writer

Wilhelm BuschWilhelm Busch
15 April 1832, German
Poet, Painter, Essayist, Writer, Autobiographer

Vayalar RamavarmaVayalar Ramavarma
28 March 1928, Indian
Author, Lyricist, Songwriter

Munir NiaziMunir Niazi
09 April 1928, Pakistani
Poet
Comte de LautréamontComte de Lautréamont
04 April 1846, French, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer

Pietro AretinoPietro Aretino
19 April 1492, Italian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Journalist
Thomas MiddletonThomas Middleton
18 April 1580, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer

Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
17 April 1621, Welsh
Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer

CazuzaCazuza
04 April 1958, Brazilian
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Songwriter,
R. S. ThomasR. S. Thomas
29 March 1913, British
Poet, Author, Writer

Attila JózsefAttila József
11 April 1905, Hungarian
Hungarian poet
Robert BrasillachRobert Brasillach
31 March 1909, French
Writer, Journalist, Film critic, Novelist, Poet,

Bliss CarmanBliss Carman
15 April 1861, Canadian
Poet

Habib JalibHabib Jalib
24 March 1928, Pakistani
Poet
Tirso de MolinaTirso de Molina
24 March 1579, Spanish
Playwright, Poet, Writer

Ai QingAi Qing
27 March 1910
Poet, Writer, Painter, Journalist
José de EsproncedaJosé de Espronceda
25 March 1808, Spanish
Poet, Writer, Journalist

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

Bella AkhmadulinaBella Akhmadulina
10 April 1937, Russian
Poet

Joel BarlowJoel Barlow
24 March 1754, American
Poet, Diplomat, Writer
Alfred Edward HousmanAlfred Edward Housman
26 March 1859, British
Poet
Adela Florence NicolsonAdela Florence Nicolson
09 April 1865, Indian, British
Poet, Author, Writer

Erica MannErica Mann
26 March 1942, American
Writer, Poet, Novelist

Edward FitzGeraldEdward FitzGerald
31 March 1809, British
Poet, Writer