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

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

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
Manuel Ortiz GuerreroManuel Ortiz Guerrero
16 July 1897, Paraguayan
Poet

Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
02 July 1923, Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature
Czesław MiłoszCzesław Miłosz
30 June 1911, Polish
Poet

Marty FeldmanMarty Feldman
08 July 1934, American
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Poet

VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953, Indian
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Iris MurdochIris Murdoch
15 July 1919, Irish
Poet, Philosopher, Novelist, Writer, Biographer

Abbas KiarostamiAbbas Kiarostami
22 June 1940, Iranian
Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Film
Mattie StepanekMattie Stepanek
17 July 1990, American
Poet, Author, Writer

Tadamichi KuribayashiTadamichi Kuribayashi
07 July 1891, Japanese
Poet, Writer, Officer

KannadasanKannadasan
24 June 1927, Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

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

Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar
27 June 1872, American
Writer, Novelist, Playwright, Poet

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

Jean de La FontaineJean de La Fontaine
08 July 1621, French
Writer, Poet, Lawyer
Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
13 July 1975, Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Writer, Songwriter

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

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

Giacomo LeopardiGiacomo Leopardi
29 June 1798, Italian
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Philologist

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Peter OrlovskyPeter Orlovsky
08 July 1933, American
Poet, Writer, Actor
Northrop FryeNorthrop Frye
14 July 1912, Canadian
Writer, Philosopher, Educationist, Cleric, Poet,

Hannah SzenesHannah Szenes
17 July 1921, Hungarian
Writer, 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

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

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

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

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

Balamani AmmaBalamani Amma
19 July 1909, Indian
Author
NagarjunNagarjun
30 June 1911, Indian
Poet, Writer

Edward BondEdward Bond
18 July 1934, British
Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright, Poet, Theatre

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

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

Erik Axel KarlfeldtErik Axel Karlfeldt
20 July 1864, Swedish
Swedish poet
William Irwin ThompsonWilliam Irwin Thompson
16 July 1938, American
Historian, Novelist, Poet, Mythographer

Ahmad AliAhmad Ali
01 July 1910, Pakistani
novelist, poet
Martin Farquhar TupperMartin Farquhar Tupper
17 July 1810, British
Poet, Writer

Richard Henry StoddardRichard Henry Stoddard
02 July 1825, American
Writer, 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