Ralph Waldo EmersionRalph Waldo Emerson
25 May 1803, American
American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet
Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman
31 May 1819, American
Poet & humanist

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
03 June 1926, American
Poet

W B YeatsW B Yeats
13 June 1865, Irish
Poet & Dramatist

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883, Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer

Alexander PushkinAlexander Pushkin
06 June 1799, Russian
Poet
Thomas HardyThomas Hardy
02 June 1840, British
Novelist & Poet

Federico García LorcaFederico García Lorca
05 June 1898, Spanish
Poet

Ben JonsonBen Jonson
11 June 1572, British
Dramatist, Poet & Actor
Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer

Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
24 May 1899, Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh
Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952, Indian
Writer

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871, American
Author

Giovanni BoccaccioGiovanni Boccaccio
16 June 1313, Italian
Writer

Ahmed Raza Khan BarelviAhmed Raza Khan Barelvi
14 June 1856, Indian
Islamic Scholar, Reformer

Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893, British
Writer
Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
07 June 1917, American
Poet

Fernando PessoaFernando Pessoa
13 June 1888, Portuguese
 

Thomas MooreThomas Moore
28 May 1779, Irish
Poet

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24 May 1940, Russian
Essayist & Poet
Hélène CixousHélène Cixous
05 June 1937, Algerian
Professor

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
17 June 1867, Australian
Writer
Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
25 May 1908, American
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

Judith Wright Judith Wright
31 May 1915, Australian
Poet, Environmentalist, Campaigner for Aboriginal

Aleksa ŠantićAleksa Šantić
27 May 1868, Bosnian
Poet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusto_Roa_BastosAugusto Roa Bastos
13 June 1917, Paraguayan
Novelist

Oscar MiloszOscar Milosz
28 May 1877, French
Poet
David WagonerDavid Wagoner
05 June 1926, American
Poet, Novelist, Professor

Amy ClampittAmy Clampitt
15 June 1920, American
Poet

JewelJewel
23 May 1974, American
Singer-Songwriter
William Butler YeatsWilliam Butler Yeats
13 June 1865, Irish
Poet

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Viktor TsoiViktor Tsoi
21 June 1962, Russian
Poet, Actor, Singer, Guitarist, Composer,
Nikki GiovanniNikki Giovanni
07 June 1943, American
Poet, Writer

Robert LudlumRobert Ludlum
25 May 1927, American
American author

Bernie CaseyBernie Casey
08 June 1939, American
Actor

Christy BrownChristy Brown
05 June 1932, Northern Irish
Writer
Simon ArmitageSimon Armitage
26 May 1963, British
Poet
Louise ErdrichLouise Erdrich
07 June 1954, American
Author

Henrik, Prince Consort of DenmarkHenrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
11 June 1934, Danish, French
Poet, Writer, Visual artist, Pianist

K'naanK'naan
30 May 1978, Canadian, Somalian
Poet

MoondogMoondog
26 May 1916, American
Musician
Philip KotlerPhilip Kotler
27 May 1931, American
Author

Adam ZagajewskiAdam Zagajewski
21 June 1945, Polish
poet,novelist

BanksBanks
16 June 1988, American
Singer

Fatima BhuttoFatima Bhutto
29 May 1982, Pakistani
Journalist, Writer, Poet

Countee CullenCountee Cullen
30 May 1903
American poet
Colm ToibinColm Toibin
30 May 1955, Irish
Novelist

Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
05 June 1887, American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,
Julia Ward HoweJulia Ward Howe
27 May 1819, American
Songwriter, poet

Anne CarsonAnne Carson
21 June 1950, Canadian
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Writer, University

Naim FrasheriNaim Frasheri
25 May 1846, Albanian
Historian
John MasefieldJohn Masefield
01 June 1878, British
Poet

Bülent EcevitBülent Ecevit
28 May 1925, Turkish
Politician, Writer, Poet, Translator, Journalist,
O. N. V. KurupO. N. V. Kurup
27 May 1931, Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Chico BuarqueChico Buarque
19 June 1944, Brazilian
Singer, Composer, Poet, Writer, Playwright, Jazz

John AgardJohn Agard
21 June 1949, British
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Children's writer

Moufdi ZakariaMoufdi Zakaria
12 June 1908, Algerian
Poet, Writer, Songwriter

Adah Isaacs MenkenAdah Isaacs Menken
15 June 1835, French, American
Actress
Varlam ShalamovVarlam Shalamov
18 June 1907, Russian
Writer

Paul BeattyPaul Beatty
09 June 1962, American
Novelist, Poet

Felix DennisFelix Dennis
27 May 1947, British
Publisher

Gérard de NervalGérard de Nerval
25 May 1808, French
Writer
Alfonsina StorniAlfonsina Storni
29 May 1892, Argentinian
Poet, Journalist, diarist

Renée VivienRenée Vivien
11 June 1877, British
Poet
Sarah KaySarah Kay
19 June 1988, American
poet

Sayat-NovaSayat-Nova
14 June 1712, Armenian
Poet

G. Sankara KurupG. Sankara Kurup
03 June 1901, Indian
Politician, Poet
Paul MuldoonPaul Muldoon
20 June 1951, Northern Irish
Poet, Author, University teacher, Writer

Mark Van DorenMark Van Doren
13 June 1894, American
Poet, Autobiographer, Literary critic, University
Rosario CastellanosRosario Castellanos
25 May 1925, Mexican
Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Screenwriter, University

Kobayashi IssaKobayashi Issa
15 June 1763, Japanese
Poet

Henry NewboltHenry Newbolt
06 June 1862, British
Poet
Rodolfo GonzalesRodolfo Gonzales
18 June 1928, American
Boxer

Carol ShieldsCarol Shields
02 June 1935, Canadian, American
Novelist
Emperor Dezong of TangEmperor Dezong of Tang
27 May 0742, Chinese
Emperor of Tang Dynasty

N. Richard NashN. Richard Nash
08 June 1913, American
Writer

Raymond RadiguetRaymond Radiguet
18 June 1903, French
Novelist

Stefan GeorgeStefan George
12 June 1868, German
poet, writer, linguist, translator
Harry CrosbyHarry Crosby
04 June 1898, American
Poet
Thomas OverburyThomas Overbury
18 June 1581, British
Poet

Thomas HoodThomas Hood
23 May 1799, British
Writer, Poet

Shane KoyczanShane Koyczan
22 May 1976, Canadian
 

Anna Letitia BarbauldAnna Letitia Barbauld
20 June 1743, British
Poet
Ang DuongAng Duong
12 June 1796, Cambodian
King

Henri MichauxHenri Michaux
24 May 1899, Belgian, French
Painter, Poet, Writer

Ibn-e-InshaIbn-e-Insha
15 June 1927, Pakistani
poet

André BrinkAndré Brink
29 May 1935, South African
Novelist

Arthur CravanArthur Cravan
22 May 1887, Swiss, French
Writer
Eduardo De FilippoEduardo De Filippo
24 May 1900, Italian
Film director, Actor, Poet, Screenwriter,

Saint-John PerseSaint-John Perse
31 May 1887, French, Guadeloupean
Poet, Writer, Diplomat
George LammingGeorge Lamming
08 June 1927, Barbadian
Novelist

Pär LagerkvistPär Lagerkvist
23 May 1891, Swedish
Writer, Poet, Playwright, Essayist, Screenwriter
Kathleen RaineKathleen Raine
14 June 1908, British
Poet
Tamim al-BarghoutiTamim al-Barghouti
13 June 1977, Egyptian, Palestinian
Poet