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

John ClareJohn Clare
13 July 1793, British
English poet

Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar
27 June 1872, American
Poet
Aphra BehnAphra Behn
10 July 1640, British
Playwright

Czesław MiłoszCzesław Miłosz
30 June 1911, Polish
Poet

Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
02 July 1923, Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature
Reinaldo ArenasReinaldo Arenas
16 July 1943, Cuban
Cuban poet

Lucille CliftonLucille Clifton
27 June 1936, American
American 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

Yanka KupalaYanka Kupala
07 July 1882, Belarusian, Russian
Poet
Elin PelinElin Pelin
08 July 1877, Bulgarian
Writer

Francesco PetrarchFrancesco Petrarch
20 July 1304, Italian
Poet, Scholar and Humanist

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
Dean KoontzDean Koontz
09 July 1945, American
Novelist

VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953, Indian
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Abbas KiarostamiAbbas Kiarostami
22 June 1940, Iranian
Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Film
Vladimir MayakovskyVladimir Mayakovsky
19 July 1893, Russian
Poet

Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
12 July 1975, Indian
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,

Lafcadio HearnLafcadio Hearn
27 June 1850, Greek, Irish, Japanese
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, University
Emma LazarusEmma Lazarus
22 July 1849, American
Poet, Writer, Journalist

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Anna AkhmatovaAnna Akhmatova
23 June 1889, Ukrainian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Poet
Peter OrlovskyPeter Orlovsky
08 July 1933, American
Poet, Writer, Actor

Branwell BrontëBranwell Brontë
26 June 1817, British
Painter, Poet, Writer

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

Giacomo LeopardiGiacomo Leopardi
29 June 1798, Italian
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Philologist
Mervyn PeakeMervyn Peake
09 July 1911, Chinese, British
Writer
Isaac WattsIsaac Watts
17 July 1674, British
Theologian

Gaston BachelardGaston Bachelard
27 June 1884, French
Philosopher, Poet, Writer, University teacher

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

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

W. H. DaviesW. H. Davies
03 July 1871, Welsh
British poet

June Millicent JordanJune Jordan
09 July 1936, American
Poet

Hannah SzenesHannah Szenes
17 July 1921, Hungarian
Writer, Poet

Jayachamarajendra WadiyarJayachamarajendra Wadiyar
18 July 1919, Indian
Poet, Composer, Philosopher, Philanthropist,
Miroslav KrležaMiroslav Krleža
07 July 1893, Croatian
Croatian author

Balamani AmmaBalamani Amma
19 July 1909, Indian
Author
Mattie StepanekMattie Stepanek
17 July 1990, American
Poet, Author, Writer

Yevgeny YevtushenkoYevgeny Yevtushenko
18 July 1932, Russian
Poet

Elsa von Freytag-LoringhovenElsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
12 July 1874, German
Sculptor, Writer, Painter, Model, Poet, Artist
Ingeborg BachmannIngeborg Bachmann
25 June 1926, Austrian
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Screenwriter,

PolizianoPoliziano
14 July 1454, Italian
Poet
Stephen Vincent BenétStephen Vincent Benét
22 July 1898, American
Writer

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

Harold ActonHarold Acton
05 July 1904, British
Writer

NagarjunNagarjun
30 June 1911, Indian
Poet, Writer

Robert DesnosRobert Desnos
04 July 1900, French
Poet
Francis BebeyFrancis Bebey
15 July 1929, Cameroonian
Writer

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

Richard AldingtonRichard Aldington
08 July 1892, British
Writer

Clement Clarke MooreClement Clarke Moore
15 July 1779, American
Author
Edward BondEdward Bond
18 July 1934, British
Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright, Poet, Theatre

Tess GallagherTess Gallagher
21 July 1943, American
Poet
Margaret WalkerMargaret Walker
07 July 1915, American
novelist, poet, university teacher, writer

Gottfried KellerGottfried Keller
19 July 1819, Swiss
Swiss poet

Léon BloyLéon Bloy
11 July 1846, French
Writer, Poet, Essayist, Journalist, Novelist,
Nicolás GuillénNicolás Guillén
10 July 1902, Cuban
Poet

Henry DumasHenry Dumas
20 July 1934, American
Writer
Alice Dunbar NelsonAlice Dunbar Nelson
19 July 1875, American
Poet

Dom MoraesDom Moraes
19 July 1938, Indian
Writer

Linda HoganLinda Hogan
16 July 1947, American
Poet
Abbas Mahmoud al-AqqadAbbas Mahmoud al-Aqqad
28 June 1889, Egyptian
Journalist

Lisa RobertsonLisa Robertson
22 July 1961, Canadian
Poet
David BurliukDavid Burliuk
21 July 1882, Ukrainian
Poet

Ivan VazovIvan Vazov
27 June 1850, Bulgarian
Poet

Elizabeth JenningsElizabeth Jennings
18 July 1926, British
Poet

Friedrich Gottlieb KlopstockFriedrich Gottlieb Klopstock
02 July 1724, German
German poet
Manuel Vázquez MontalbánManuel Vázquez Montalbán
14 July 1939, Spanish
Writer
John FlaxmanJohn Flaxman
06 July 1755, British
Painter, Poet, Sculptor, Illustrator

Luis Muñoz RiveraLuis Muñoz Rivera
17 July 1859, Puerto Rican
Poet

Edmund Clerihew BentleyEdmund Clerihew Bentley
10 July 1875, British
Novelist

BardaisanBardaisan
11 July 0154, Syrian
Philosopher
Ahmad AliAhmad Ali
01 July 1910, Pakistani
novelist, poet

Coventry PatmoreCoventry Patmore
23 July 1823, British
Poet

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

Paul ScarronPaul Scarron
04 July 1610, French
Poet

James PurdyJames Purdy
17 July 1914, American
Novelist
Gian Giorgio TrissinoGian Giorgio Trissino
08 July 1478, Italian
Poet

Vasile AlecsandriVasile Alecsandri
21 July 1821, Moldovan
Poet
Juan del EncinaJuan del Encina
12 July 1468, Spanish
Composer

James K. BaxterJames K. Baxter
29 June 1926, New Zealander
Poet
William Irwin ThompsonWilliam Irwin Thompson
16 July 1938, American
Historian, Novelist, Poet, Mythographer
Celia ThaxterCelia Thaxter
29 June 1835, American
Writer