J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British, South African
Writer
Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
19 January 1809, American
Writer

Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
30 December 1865, British
Author & Poet

Ron Cephas JonesRon Cephas Jones
08 January 1957, American
Actor

A. A. MilneA. A. Milne
18 January 1882, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
14 January 1925, Japanese
Playwright
Emilia LanierEmilia Lanier
31 December 1569, British
Poet

Savitribai PhuleSavitribai Phule
03 January 1831, Indian
Social Reformer, Poet

Kamal AmrohiKamal Amrohi
17 January 1918, Indian
Director
Matthew ArnoldMatthew Arnold
24 December 1822, British
Poet

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955, British
 
KuvempuKuvempu
29 December 1904, Indian
Novelist

Betty AberlinBetty Aberlin
30 December 1942, American
Actress

Horatio AlgerHoratio Alger
13 January 1832, American
American writer

Paul BowlesPaul Bowles
30 December 1910, American
Writer, Music Composer

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
16 January 1874, Canadian, French, British
Poet & Writer
Rubén DaríoRubén Darío
18 January 1867, Nicaraguan
Poet

Nabaneeta Dev SenNabaneeta Dev Sen
13 January 1938, Indian
Writer

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
06 January 1883, Lebanese
Artist

Mirza GhalibMirza Ghalib
27 December 1797, Indian
Poet
Hristo BotevHristo Botev
06 January 1848, Bulgarian
Bulgarian Revolutionary

Angelus SilesiusAngelus Silesius
25 December 1624, German
Priest
Ernesto CardenalErnesto Cardenal
20 January 1925, Nicaraguan
Poet, Revolutionary, Politician, Priest

Peyo YavorovPeyo Yavorov
01 January 1878, Bulgarian
Poet

Zindzi MandelaZindzi Mandela
23 December 1960, South African
Diplomat
Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar
17 January 1945, Indian
Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist,

Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actor
Till LindemannTill Lindemann
04 January 1963, German
Singer, Actor, Poet, Swimmer, Writer, Carpenter,

Takeshi KitanoTakeshi Kitano
18 January 1947, Japanese
Film director, Actor, Painter, Owarai tarento,

Captain BeefheartCaptain Beefheart
15 January 1941, American
Singer
David KnopflerDavid Knopfler
27 December 1952, British
Singer

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SugathakumariSugathakumari
03 January 1934, Indian
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer
Tuomas HolopainenTuomas Holopainen
25 December 1976, Finnish
Pianist, Composer, Poet, Record producer,

Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
14 January 1926, Indian
Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist,

Daisaku IkedaDaisaku Ikeda
02 January 1928, Japanese
Poet, Writer

NaushadNaushad
25 December 1919, Indian
Musician
Mary KarrMary Karr
16 January 1955, American
Poet
Chandrashekhara KambaraChandrashekhara Kambara
02 January 1937, Indian
Film director, Poet, Writer

Dima BilanDima Bilan
24 December 1981, Russian
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Poet, Model

Thomas GrayThomas Gray
26 December 1716, British
Poet, Writer, Literary critic

Ahmad FarazAhmad Faraz
12 January 1931, Pakistani
Poet
Fritz LeiberFritz Leiber
24 December 1910, American
Author

Mihai EminescuMihai Eminescu
15 January 1850, Romanian
Poet

Hayim Nahman BialikHayim Nahman Bialik
09 January 1873, Russian
Writer

Forough FarrokhzadForough Farrokhzad
05 January 1935, Iranian
Poet, Film director, Writer

Su ShiSu Shi
08 January 1037, Chinese
Poet, Writer, Painter
Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
18 January 1908, British
Mathematician, Poet, Non-fiction writer

Kenneth E. BouldingKenneth E. Boulding
18 January 1910, British, American
Economist, University teacher, Philosopher,
Nâzım HikmetNâzım Hikmet
15 January 1902, Greek, Russian
Poet

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
10 January 1887, American
Poet, Writer

Osip MandelstamOsip Mandelstam
15 January 1891, Polish, Russian
Poet, Writer, Translator, Literary critic,
Aleksey Nikolayevich TolstoyAleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
10 January 1883, Russian
writer, Poet

Jonas MekasJonas Mekas
24 December 1922, Lithuanian, American
Film director, Poet, Writer
Robert BlyRobert Bly
23 December 1926, American
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Writer

Friedrich DürrenmattFriedrich Dürrenmatt
05 January 1921, Swiss
Swiss author

Wasif Ali WasifWasif Ali Wasif
15 January 1929, Pakistani
writer, poet, teacher

Jean ToomerJean Toomer
26 December 1894, American
American poet

Horacio QuirogaHoracio Quiroga
31 December 1878, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
Alasdair GrayAlasdair Gray
28 December 1934, British
Writer, Poet, Novelist, Science fiction writer

Dorothy WordsworthDorothy Wordsworth
25 December 1771, British
Author

Sándor PetőfiSándor Petőfi
01 January 1823, Hungarian
Poet, revolutionary

Charles PéguyCharles Péguy
07 January 1873, French
Poet
Brion GysinBrion Gysin
19 January 1916, American
Writer, Poet, Painter, Choreographer, Novelist

Ivor CutlerIvor Cutler
15 January 1923, Scottish
Poet
Pete BrownPete Brown
25 December 1940
Poet, Lyricist, Singer-songwriter, Song book,

Avraham SternAvraham Stern
23 December 1907, Polish
Poet, Writer

Theodor FontaneTheodor Fontane
30 December 1819, German
Pharmacist, Writer, Poet, Historian, Translator,
Kurt TucholskyKurt Tucholsky
09 January 1890, German
Journalist, Poet lawyer, Satirist, Poet, Writer,

Ernest J. GainesErnest J. Gaines
15 January 1933, American
Author, Educator
Juan Ramón JiménezJuan Ramón Jiménez
24 December 1881, Spanish
poet

Marsden HartleyMarsden Hartley
04 January 1877, American
Painter, Poet, Journalist

Laura RidingLaura Riding
16 January 1901, American
Poet
Herbert HunckeHerbert Huncke
09 January 1915, American
Writer

Dharamvir BharatiDharamvir Bharati
25 December 1926, Indian
Poet, Journalist, Author, Writer
Mina LoyMina Loy
27 December 1882, British, American
Poet

Eugenio MontaleEugenio Montale
12 January 1896, Italian
poet, writer, journalist, translator

Lukas MoodyssonLukas Moodysson
17 January 1969, Swedish
Film director, Poet, Writer, Screenwriter,

Xu ZhimoXu Zhimo
15 January 1897, Chinese
Poet
Stanisław WyspiańskiStanisław Wyspiański
15 January 1869, Polish
Playwright
Stella GibbonsStella Gibbons
05 January 1902, British
Writer

Charles OlsonCharles Olson
27 December 1910, American
Poet

Ferenc MolnárFerenc Molnár
12 January 1878, Hungarian, American
Author

Giovanni PapiniGiovanni Papini
09 January 1881, Italian
Journalist
Juan Felipe HerreraJuan Felipe Herrera
27 December 1948, American
Poet

Kongara JaggayyaKongara Jaggayya
31 December 1926, Indian
Film actor

Wang ChongyangWang Chongyang
11 January 1113, Chinese
Philosopher

Vittorio AlfieriVittorio Alfieri
16 January 1749, Italian
Dramatist

Giacinto ScelsiGiacinto Scelsi
08 January 1905, Italian
Composer, Poet
Heiner MüllerHeiner Müller
09 January 1929, German
Dramatist

Arthur Hugh CloughArthur Hugh Clough
01 January 1819, British
Poet
Nguyễn DuNguyễn Du
03 January 1766, Vietnamese
Vietnamese poet

Annette von Droste-HülshoffAnnette von Droste-Hülshoff
10 January 1797, German
Writer
Taylor MeadTaylor Mead
31 December 1924, American
Actor, Poet, Writer
Al PurdyAl Purdy
30 December 1918, Canadian