Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
12 July 1817, American
Writer and Philosopher
Pablo NerudaPablo Neruda
12 July 1904, Chilean
Chilean poet

PetrarchPetrarch
20 July 1304, Italian
Poet & Philosopher

Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar
27 June 1872, American
Poet

Aphra BehnAphra Behn
10 July 1640, British
Playwright
John ClareJohn Clare
13 July 1793, British
English poet

Czesław MiłoszCzesław Miłosz
30 June 1911, Polish
Poet

Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
02 July 1923, Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature
Lucille CliftonLucille Clifton
27 June 1936, American
American poet

Reinaldo ArenasReinaldo Arenas
16 July 1943, Cuban
Cuban poet
John GayJohn Gay
30 June 1685, British
Dramatist & Poet

Bankim Chandra ChattopadhyaBankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
27 June 1838, Indian
 

Mirza Fatali AkhundovMirza Fatali Akhundov
12 July 1812, Azerbaijani
Writer and Philisopher

Edward YoungEdward Young
03 July 1683, British
Poet

Francesco PetrarchFrancesco Petrarch
20 July 1304, Italian
Poet, Scholar and Humanist
Yanka KupalaYanka Kupala
07 July 1882, Belarusian, Russian
Poet

Elin PelinElin Pelin
08 July 1877, Bulgarian
Writer

Manuel Ortiz GuerreroManuel Ortiz Guerrero
16 July 1897, Paraguayan
Poet

Marty FeldmanMarty Feldman
08 July 1934, American
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Poet
KannadasanKannadasan
24 June 1927, Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Craig CharlesCraig Charles
11 July 1964, British
Actor
VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953, Indian
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Iris MurdochIris Murdoch
15 July 1919, Irish
Poet, Philosopher, Novelist, Writer, Biographer

Clement Clarke MooreClement Clarke Moore
15 July 1779, American
Author
Abbas KiarostamiAbbas Kiarostami
22 June 1940, Iranian
Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Film

Vladimir MayakovskyVladimir Mayakovsky
19 July 1893, Russian
Poet
Anna AkhmatovaAnna Akhmatova
23 June 1889, Ukrainian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Poet

Lafcadio HearnLafcadio Hearn
27 June 1850, Greek, Irish, Japanese
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, University

Emma LazarusEmma Lazarus
22 July 1849, American
Poet, Writer, Journalist
Isaac WattsIsaac Watts
17 July 1674, British
Theologian

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Jean de La FontaineJean de La Fontaine
08 July 1621, French
Writer, Poet, Lawyer
Branwell BrontëBranwell Brontë
26 June 1817, British
Painter, Poet, Writer

Arthur de GobineauArthur de Gobineau
14 July 1816, French
Racial theorist, Philosopher, Writer, Diplomat,

Shiv Kumar BatalviShiv Kumar Batalvi
23 July 1936, Indian
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Peter OrlovskyPeter Orlovsky
08 July 1933, American
Poet, Writer, Actor
Giacomo LeopardiGiacomo Leopardi
29 June 1798, Italian
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Philologist
Mervyn PeakeMervyn Peake
09 July 1911, Chinese, British
Writer

Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
12 July 1975, Indian
Poet

Northrop FryeNorthrop Frye
14 July 1912, Canadian
Writer, Philosopher, Educationist, Cleric, Poet,

Hart CraneHart Crane
21 July 1899, American
Poet, Writer
Gaston BachelardGaston Bachelard
27 June 1884, French
Philosopher, Poet, Writer, University teacher

Nur Muhammad TarakiNur Muhammad Taraki
15 July 1917, Afghan
Politician, Poet, Writer, Journalist

Laurie LeeLaurie Lee
26 June 1914, British
Screenwriter, Poet, Autobiographer, Journalist

Hannah SzenesHannah Szenes
17 July 1921, Hungarian
Writer, Poet

Jayachamarajendra WadiyarJayachamarajendra Wadiyar
18 July 1919, Indian
Poet, Composer, Philosopher, Philanthropist,
Elsa von Freytag-LoringhovenElsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
12 July 1874, German
Sculptor, Writer, Painter, Model, Poet, Artist

Elizabeth JenningsElizabeth Jennings
18 July 1926, British
Poet
Mattie StepanekMattie Stepanek
17 July 1990, American
Poet, Author, Writer

Stephen Vincent BenétStephen Vincent Benét
22 July 1898, American
Writer

Balamani AmmaBalamani Amma
19 July 1909, Indian
Author
Ingeborg BachmannIngeborg Bachmann
25 June 1926, Austrian
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Screenwriter,

Max JacobMax Jacob
12 July 1876, French
Painter, Poet, Writer, Literary critic
Nicolás GuillénNicolás Guillén
10 July 1902, Cuban
Poet

Robert DesnosRobert Desnos
04 July 1900, French
Poet

Léon BloyLéon Bloy
11 July 1846, French
Writer, Poet, Essayist, Journalist, Novelist,

NagarjunNagarjun
30 June 1911, Indian
Poet, Writer

Luis de GóngoraLuis de Góngora
11 July 1561, Spanish
Poet, cleric
Richard AldingtonRichard Aldington
08 July 1892, British
Writer

PolizianoPoliziano
14 July 1454, Italian
Poet

Miroslav KrležaMiroslav Krleža
07 July 1893, Croatian
Croatian author

Mohammed DibMohammed Dib
21 July 1920, Algerian
Author
Edward BondEdward Bond
18 July 1934, British
Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright, Poet, Theatre

Alice Dunbar NelsonAlice Dunbar Nelson
19 July 1875, American
Poet
Yves BonnefoyYves Bonnefoy
24 June 1923, French
Poet

David DiopDavid Diop
09 July 1927, French
Poet

Dom MoraesDom Moraes
19 July 1938, Indian
Writer
Francis BebeyFrancis Bebey
15 July 1929, Cameroonian
Writer

Tess GallagherTess Gallagher
21 July 1943, American
Poet
Gottfried KellerGottfried Keller
19 July 1819, Swiss
Swiss poet

Vasile AlecsandriVasile Alecsandri
21 July 1821, Moldovan
Poet

Edmund Clerihew BentleyEdmund Clerihew Bentley
10 July 1875, British
Novelist
Margaret WalkerMargaret Walker
07 July 1915, American
novelist, poet, university teacher, writer

Ivan VazovIvan Vazov
27 June 1850, Bulgarian
Poet
Coventry PatmoreCoventry Patmore
23 July 1823, British
Poet

Lisa RobertsonLisa Robertson
22 July 1961, Canadian
Poet

John FlaxmanJohn Flaxman
06 July 1755, British
Painter, Poet, Sculptor, Illustrator

Luis Muñoz RiveraLuis Muñoz Rivera
17 July 1859, Puerto Rican
Poet
Linda HoganLinda Hogan
16 July 1947, American
Poet
Manuel Vázquez MontalbánManuel Vázquez Montalbán
14 July 1939, Spanish
Writer

Friedrich Gottlieb KlopstockFriedrich Gottlieb Klopstock
02 July 1724, German
German poet

James PurdyJames Purdy
17 July 1914, American
Novelist

Paul ScarronPaul Scarron
04 July 1610, French
Poet
Juan del EncinaJuan del Encina
12 July 1468, Spanish
Composer

William Irwin ThompsonWilliam Irwin Thompson
16 July 1938, American
Historian, Novelist, Poet, Mythographer

Eino LeinoEino Leino
06 July 1878, Finnish
Poet

Henry DumasHenry Dumas
20 July 1934, American
Writer

Verner von HeidenstamVerner von Heidenstam
06 July 1859, Swedish
Swedish poet
José Emilio PachecoJosé Emilio Pacheco
30 June 1939, Mexican
Poet

Simin BehbahaniSimin Behbahani
20 July 1927, Iranian
Poet
Vasko PopaVasko Popa
29 June 1922, Serbian
Poet

James K. BaxterJames K. Baxter
29 June 1926, New Zealander
Poet
Ramón Gómez de la SernaRamón Gómez de la Serna
03 July 1888, Spanish
Writer
Floyd DellFloyd Dell
28 June 1887, American
Novelist