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

Aphra BehnAphra Behn
10 July 1640, British
Playwright

Czesław MiłoszCzesław Miłosz
30 June 1911, Polish
Poet
Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar
27 June 1872, American
Poet

Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
02 July 1923, Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature

John ClareJohn Clare
13 July 1793, British
English poet

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

Lucille CliftonLucille Clifton
27 June 1936, American
American 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
Craig CharlesCraig Charles
11 July 1964, British
Actor

KannadasanKannadasan
24 June 1927, Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953, Indian
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Clement Clarke MooreClement Clarke Moore
15 July 1779, American
Author

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

Abbas KiarostamiAbbas Kiarostami
22 June 1940, Iranian
Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Film
Vladimir MayakovskyVladimir Mayakovsky
19 July 1893, Russian
Poet
Lafcadio HearnLafcadio Hearn
27 June 1850, Greek, Irish, Japanese
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, University

Emma LazarusEmma Lazarus
22 July 1849, American
Poet, Writer, Journalist

Anna AkhmatovaAnna Akhmatova
23 June 1889, Ukrainian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Poet

Shiv Kumar BatalviShiv Kumar Batalvi
23 July 1936, Indian
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Arthur de GobineauArthur de Gobineau
14 July 1816, French
Racial theorist, Philosopher, Writer, Diplomat,

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Jean de La FontaineJean de La Fontaine
08 July 1621, French
Writer, Poet, Lawyer

Peter OrlovskyPeter Orlovsky
08 July 1933, American
Poet, Writer, Actor

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

Branwell BrontëBranwell Brontë
26 June 1817, British
Painter, Poet, Writer
Giacomo LeopardiGiacomo Leopardi
29 June 1798, Italian
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Philologist

Northrop FryeNorthrop Frye
14 July 1912, Canadian
Writer, Philosopher, Educationist, Cleric, Poet,
Hart CraneHart Crane
21 July 1899, American
Poet, Writer

Isaac WattsIsaac Watts
17 July 1674, British
Theologian

Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
13 July 1975, Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Writer, Songwriter
Gaston BachelardGaston Bachelard
27 June 1884, French
Philosopher, Poet, Writer, University teacher

Mervyn PeakeMervyn Peake
09 July 1911, Chinese, British
Writer
Jayachamarajendra WadiyarJayachamarajendra Wadiyar
18 July 1919, Indian
Poet, Composer, Philosopher, Philanthropist,

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

Hannah SzenesHannah Szenes
17 July 1921, Hungarian
Writer, Poet

Mattie StepanekMattie Stepanek
17 July 1990, American
Poet, Author, Writer

Elsa von Freytag-LoringhovenElsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
12 July 1874, German
Sculptor, Writer, Painter, Model, Poet, Artist
Stephen Vincent BenétStephen Vincent Benét
22 July 1898, American
Writer

Max JacobMax Jacob
12 July 1876, French
Painter, Poet, Writer, Literary critic

Ingeborg BachmannIngeborg Bachmann
25 June 1926, Austrian
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Screenwriter,

Balamani AmmaBalamani Amma
19 July 1909, Indian
Author
Robert DesnosRobert Desnos
04 July 1900, French
Poet

NagarjunNagarjun
30 June 1911, Indian
Poet, Writer
Nicolás GuillénNicolás Guillén
10 July 1902, Cuban
Poet

Luis de GóngoraLuis de Góngora
11 July 1561, Spanish
Poet, cleric

Richard AldingtonRichard Aldington
08 July 1892, British
Writer
Edward BondEdward Bond
18 July 1934, British
Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright, Poet, Theatre

PolizianoPoliziano
14 July 1454, Italian
Poet
Léon BloyLéon Bloy
11 July 1846, French
Writer, Poet, Essayist, Journalist, Novelist,

Gottfried KellerGottfried Keller
19 July 1819, Swiss
Swiss poet

Margaret WalkerMargaret Walker
07 July 1915, American
novelist, poet, university teacher, writer
John FlaxmanJohn Flaxman
06 July 1755, British
Painter, Poet, Sculptor, Illustrator

Friedrich Gottlieb KlopstockFriedrich Gottlieb Klopstock
02 July 1724, German
German poet
Paul ScarronPaul Scarron
04 July 1610, French
Poet

James K. BaxterJames K. Baxter
29 June 1926, New Zealander
Poet

Verner von HeidenstamVerner von Heidenstam
06 July 1859, Swedish
Swedish poet

William Irwin ThompsonWilliam Irwin Thompson
16 July 1938, American
Historian, Novelist, Poet, Mythographer
Erik Axel KarlfeldtErik Axel Karlfeldt
20 July 1864, Swedish
Swedish poet
Ahmad AliAhmad Ali
01 July 1910, Pakistani
novelist, poet

Francis Brett YoungFrancis Brett Young
29 June 1884, British
Novelist

Martin Farquhar TupperMartin Farquhar Tupper
17 July 1810, British
Poet, Writer

Richard Henry StoddardRichard Henry Stoddard
02 July 1825, American
Writer, Poet
A.D. HopeA.D. Hope
21 July 1907, Australian
Poet

Aime CesaireAime Cesaire
26 June 1913, French, Martiniquan
 

Gavrila Romanovich DerzhavinGavrila Romanovich Derzhavin
14 July 1743, Russian
Poet

Yevgeniy YevtushenkoYevgeniy Yevtushenko
18 July 1932, Russian