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

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

Barbara KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
08 April 1955, American
Novelist, Poet, Essayist

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

George HerbertGeorge Herbert
03 April 1593, British, Welsh
Poet
Gabriela MistralGabriela Mistral
07 April 1889, Chilean
Chilean poet

Andrew MarvellAndrew Marvell
31 March 1621, 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
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
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

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
26 March 1907, Indian
Poet, Author, Writer

Lawrence FerlinghettiLawrence Ferlinghetti
24 March 1919, American
Officer, Poet, Writer, Publisher, Painter,
Paul VerlainePaul Verlaine
30 March 1844, French
Poet, Essayist, Writer, Librettist
Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960, British
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer

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

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

Benjamin ZephaniahBenjamin Zephaniah
15 April 1958, British
Actor, Poet, Writer, Singer
Win ButlerWin Butler
14 April 1980, American
Songwriter, Singer, Composer, Poet, Guitarist

Veronica FrancoVeronica Franco
25 March 1546, Italian, Filipino
poet, writer, model

Yue FeiYue Fei
24 March 1103
Poet, Military personnel

John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of RochesterJohn Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester
01 April 1647
Poet, Writer, Playwright

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

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

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

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

Gregory CorsoGregory Corso
26 March 1930, American
Poet, Novelist, Writer

Munir NiaziMunir Niazi
09 April 1928, Pakistani
Poet

Comte de LautréamontComte de Lautréamont
04 April 1846, French, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer
Wilhelm BuschWilhelm Busch
15 April 1832, German
Poet, Painter, Essayist, Writer, Autobiographer

Pietro AretinoPietro Aretino
19 April 1492, Italian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Journalist

Thomas MiddletonThomas Middleton
18 April 1580, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer

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

Vayalar RamavarmaVayalar Ramavarma
28 March 1928, Indian
Author, Lyricist, Songwriter
Henry VaughanHenry Vaughan
17 April 1621, Welsh
Physician, Economist, Poet, Writer

Attila JózsefAttila József
11 April 1905, Hungarian
Hungarian poet

Robert BrasillachRobert Brasillach
31 March 1909, French
Writer, Journalist, Film critic, Novelist, 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

Bliss CarmanBliss Carman
15 April 1861, Canadian
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