J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892, British, South African
Writer
Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
19 January 1809, American
Author, Poet, Editor and Literary Critic

Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
30 December 1865, British
Author & Poet

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
14 January 1925, Japanese
Playwright

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

Savitribai PhuleSavitribai Phule
03 January 1831, Indian
Social Reformer, Poet
Matthew ArnoldMatthew Arnold
24 December 1822, British
Poet

Ron Cephas JonesRon Cephas Jones
08 January 1957, American
Actor

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955, British
 

Horatio AlgerHoratio Alger
13 January 1832, American
American writer
Betty AberlinBetty Aberlin
30 December 1942, American
Actress

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
06 January 1883, Lebanese
Artist
Paul BowlesPaul Bowles
30 December 1910, American
Writer, Music Composer

Rubén DaríoRubén Darío
18 January 1867, Nicaraguan
Poet

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
16 January 1874, Canadian, French, British
Poet & Writer
Mirza GhalibMirza Ghalib
27 December 1797, Indian
Poet

Hristo BotevHristo Botev
06 January 1848, Bulgarian
Bulgarian Revolutionary
Ernesto CardenalErnesto Cardenal
20 January 1925, Nicaraguan
Poet, Revolutionary, Politician, Priest

Angelus SilesiusAngelus Silesius
25 December 1624, German
Priest

Peyo YavorovPeyo Yavorov
01 January 1878, Bulgarian
Poet
Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar
17 January 1945, Indian
Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist,

Till LindemannTill Lindemann
04 January 1963, German
Singer, Actor, Poet, Swimmer, Writer, Carpenter,
Stephenie MeyerStephenie Meyer
24 December 1973, American
American fiction writer

Captain BeefheartCaptain Beefheart
15 January 1941, American
Singer

KuvempuKuvempu
29 December 1904, Indian
Writer, Poet, Professor

Takeshi KitanoTakeshi Kitano
18 January 1947, Japanese
Film director, Actor, Painter, Owarai tarento,
David KnopflerDavid Knopfler
27 December 1952, British
Singer
Lanny PoffoLanny Poffo
28 December 1954, Canadian, Italian, American
Wrestlers

Alasdair GrayAlasdair Gray
28 December 1934, British
Writer, Poet, Novelist, Science fiction writer

Mary KarrMary Karr
16 January 1955, American
Poet

Kamal AmrohiKamal Amrohi
17 January 1918, Indian
Director
Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
14 January 1926, Indian
Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist,

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

Tuomas HolopainenTuomas Holopainen
25 December 1976, Finnish
Pianist, Composer, Poet, Record producer,

Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935, Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actor

Daisaku IkedaDaisaku Ikeda
02 January 1928, Japanese
Poet, Writer
Chandrashekhara KambaraChandrashekhara Kambara
02 January 1937, Indian
Film director, Poet, Writer

Dima BilanDima Bilan
24 December 1981, Russian
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Poet, Model
Fritz LeiberFritz Leiber
24 December 1910, American
Author

Su ShiSu Shi
08 January 1037, Chinese
Poet, Writer, Painter

Forough FarrokhzadForough Farrokhzad
05 January 1935, Iranian
Poet, Film director, Writer
Jonas MekasJonas Mekas
24 December 1922, Lithuanian, American
Film director, Poet, Writer

Nâzım HikmetNâzım Hikmet
15 January 1902, Greek, Russian
Poet
Osip MandelstamOsip Mandelstam
15 January 1891, Polish, Russian
Poet, Writer, Translator, Literary critic,

Friedrich DürrenmattFriedrich Dürrenmatt
05 January 1921, Swiss
Swiss author

Robert BlyRobert Bly
23 December 1926, American
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Writer

Horacio QuirogaHoracio Quiroga
31 December 1878, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Theodor FontaneTheodor Fontane
30 December 1819, German
Pharmacist, Writer, Poet, Historian, Translator,
Pete BrownPete Brown
25 December 1940
Poet, Lyricist, Singer-songwriter, Song book,

Aleksey Nikolayevich TolstoyAleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
10 January 1883, Russian
writer, Poet

Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
18 January 1908, British
Mathematician, Poet, Non-fiction writer

Oscar MicheauxOscar Micheaux
02 January 1884, American
American author
Marsden HartleyMarsden Hartley
04 January 1877, American
Painter, Poet, Journalist

Kenneth E. BouldingKenneth E. Boulding
18 January 1910, British, American
Economist, University teacher, Philosopher,
Ahmad FarazAhmad Faraz
12 January 1931, Pakistani
poet

SugathakumariSugathakumari
03 January 1934, Indian
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
10 January 1887, American
Poet, Writer
Kongara JaggayyaKongara Jaggayya
31 December 1926, Indian
Film actor

Ivor CutlerIvor Cutler
15 January 1923, Scottish
Poet
Mina LoyMina Loy
27 December 1882, British, American
Poet

Brion GysinBrion Gysin
19 January 1916, American
Writer, Poet, Painter, Choreographer, Novelist

Juan Ramón JiménezJuan Ramón Jiménez
24 December 1881, Spanish
poet
Wasif Ali WasifWasif Ali Wasif
15 January 1929, Pakistani
writer, poet, teacher

Dorothy WordsworthDorothy Wordsworth
25 December 1771, British
Author
Jean ToomerJean Toomer
26 December 1894, American
American poet

Charles PéguyCharles Péguy
07 January 1873, French
Poet

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

Kurt TucholskyKurt Tucholsky
09 January 1890, German
Journalist, Poet lawyer, Satirist, Poet, Writer,
Xu ZhimoXu Zhimo
15 January 1897, Chinese
Poet
Charles OlsonCharles Olson
27 December 1910, American
Poet

Heiner MüllerHeiner Müller
09 January 1929, German
Dramatist

Herbert HunckeHerbert Huncke
09 January 1915, American
Writer

Avraham SternAvraham Stern
23 December 1907, Polish
Poet, Writer
Ernest J. GainesErnest J. Gaines
15 January 1933, American
Author, Educator

Juan Felipe HerreraJuan Felipe Herrera
27 December 1948, American
Poet

Ferenc MolnárFerenc Molnár
12 January 1878, Hungarian, American
Author

Vittorio AlfieriVittorio Alfieri
16 January 1749, Italian
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Actor, Translator, Stage

Stanisław WyspiańskiStanisław Wyspiański
15 January 1869, Polish
Playwright
Lukas MoodyssonLukas Moodysson
17 January 1969, Swedish
Film director, Poet, Writer, Screenwriter,

Dharamvir BharatiDharamvir Bharati
25 December 1926, Indian
Poet, Journalist, Author, Writer
Giacinto ScelsiGiacinto Scelsi
08 January 1905, Italian
Composer, Poet

Al PurdyAl Purdy
30 December 1918, Canadian
 

Jamiluddin AaliJamiluddin Aali
20 January 1926, Pakistani
poet, journalist, reporter, politician
Anthony HechtAnthony Hecht
16 January 1923, American
Poet, Writer

Taylor MeadTaylor Mead
31 December 1924, American
Actor, Poet, Writer
Pietro MetastasioPietro Metastasio
03 January 1698, Austrian, Italian
Italian poet

Juan GoytisoloJuan Goytisolo
05 January 1931, Spanish
Writer, Screenwriter, Poet, Literary editor,

Lilla Cabot PerryLilla Cabot Perry
13 January 1848, American
Painter, Poet

Ernst Moritz ArndtErnst Moritz Arndt
26 December 1769, German
Poet, Writer, University teacher
Qateel ShifaiQateel Shifai
24 December 1919, Pakistani
Poet

Harriet MonroeHarriet Monroe
23 December 1860, American
American poet
Thomas DThomas D
30 December 1968, German
Rapper

Viktor DykViktor Dyk
31 December 1877, Czech
Poet
Eliza CookEliza Cook
24 December 1818, British
Journalist, Poet, Editor

Kō MachidaKō Machida
15 January 1962, Japanese
Actor, Novelist, Poet, Writer, Singer, Lyricist
Patrick MacGillPatrick MacGill
24 December 1889, Irish
Journalist, Poet