Ralph Waldo EmersionRalph Waldo Emerson
25 May 1803, American
American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet
Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
03 June 1926, American
Poet

Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman
31 May 1819, American
Poet & humanist

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
Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952, Indian
Writer

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871, American
Author

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer
Federico García LorcaFederico García Lorca
05 June 1898, Spanish
Poet

Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
24 May 1899, Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh
Ben JonsonBen Jonson
11 June 1572, British
Dramatist, Poet & Actor

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

Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893, British
Writer

Fernando PessoaFernando Pessoa
13 June 1888, Portuguese
 

Giovanni BoccaccioGiovanni Boccaccio
16 June 1313, Italian
Writer
Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24 May 1940, Russian
Essayist & Poet

Thomas MooreThomas Moore
28 May 1779, Irish
Poet

Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
07 June 1917, American
Poet

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
17 June 1867, Australian
Writer
Hélène CixousHélène Cixous
05 June 1937, Algerian
Professor

Judith Wright Judith Wright
31 May 1915, Australian
Poet, Environmentalist, Campaigner for Aboriginal
Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
25 May 1908, American
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

Aleksa ŠantićAleksa Šantić
27 May 1868, Bosnian
Poet

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusto_Roa_BastosAugusto Roa Bastos
13 June 1917, Paraguayan
Novelist
W B YeatsW B Yeats
13 June 1865, Irish
Poet & Dramatist

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

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

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Robert LudlumRobert Ludlum
25 May 1927, American
American author
Bernie CaseyBernie Casey
08 June 1939, American
Actor

Adah Isaacs MenkenAdah Isaacs Menken
15 June 1835, French, American
Actress

Louise ErdrichLouise Erdrich
07 June 1954, American
Author

MoondogMoondog
26 May 1916, American
Musician
K'naanK'naan
30 May 1978, Canadian, Somalian
Poet
O. N. V. KurupO. N. V. Kurup
27 May 1931, Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Christy BrownChristy Brown
05 June 1932, Northern Irish
Writer

Simon ArmitageSimon Armitage
26 May 1963, British
Poet

Philip KotlerPhilip Kotler
27 May 1931, American
Author
Henrik, Prince Consort of DenmarkHenrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
11 June 1934, Danish, French
Poet, Writer, Visual artist, Pianist

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

Countee CullenCountee Cullen
30 May 1903
American poet

John MasefieldJohn Masefield
01 June 1878, British
Poet

Anne CarsonAnne Carson
21 June 1950, Canadian
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Writer, University
Julia Ward HoweJulia Ward Howe
27 May 1819, American
Songwriter, poet

Chico BuarqueChico Buarque
19 June 1944, Brazilian
Singer, Composer, Poet, Writer, Playwright, Jazz
Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
05 June 1887, American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,

William Butler YeatsWilliam Butler Yeats
13 June 1865, Irish
Poet

Bülent EcevitBülent Ecevit
28 May 1925, Turkish
Politician, Writer, Poet, Translator, Journalist,
Paul BeattyPaul Beatty
09 June 1962, American
Novelist, Poet

Marina TsvetaevaMarina Tsvetaeva
28 May 1892, Russian, Russian
Poet, Writer
Gérard de NervalGérard de Nerval
25 May 1808, French
Writer

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

G. Sankara KurupG. Sankara Kurup
03 June 1901, Indian
Politician, Poet

Felix DennisFelix Dennis
27 May 1947, British
Publisher

Varlam ShalamovVarlam Shalamov
18 June 1907, Russian
Writer
Harry CrosbyHarry Crosby
04 June 1898, American
Poet

Nicolaus ZinzendorfNicolaus Zinzendorf
26 May 1700, German
Priest, Translator, Theologian, Poet, Hymnwriter

Mark Van DorenMark Van Doren
13 June 1894, American
Poet, Autobiographer, Literary critic, University

Sayat-NovaSayat-Nova
14 June 1712, Armenian
Poet
Alfonsina StorniAlfonsina Storni
29 May 1892, Argentinian
Poet, Journalist, diarist

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

JewelJewel
23 May 1974, American
Singer-Songwriter
Stefan GeorgeStefan George
12 June 1868, German
poet, writer, linguist, translator

Renée VivienRenée Vivien
11 June 1877, British
Poet
Raymond RadiguetRaymond Radiguet
18 June 1903, French
Novelist

Thomas HoodThomas Hood
23 May 1799, British
Writer, Poet

André BrinkAndré Brink
29 May 1935, South African
Novelist
Emperor Dezong of TangEmperor Dezong of Tang
27 May 0742, Chinese
Emperor of Tang Dynasty

Saint-John PerseSaint-John Perse
31 May 1887, French, Guadeloupean
Poet, Writer, Diplomat
Ang DuongAng Duong
12 June 1796, Cambodian
King

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

Pär LagerkvistPär Lagerkvist
23 May 1891, Swedish
Writer, Poet, Playwright, Essayist, Screenwriter

Dambudzo MarecheraDambudzo Marechera
04 June 1952, Zimbabwean
Novelist
Paul MuldoonPaul Muldoon
20 June 1951, Northern Irish
Poet, Author, University teacher, Writer
Aleksandr PushkinAleksandr Pushkin
06 June 1799, Russian
poet,novelist

Maxine KuminMaxine Kumin
06 June 1925, American
Poet

Kathleen RaineKathleen Raine
14 June 1908, British
Poet

Henri MichauxHenri Michaux
24 May 1899, Belgian, French
Painter, Poet, Writer
Edwin ArnoldEdwin Arnold
10 June 1832, British
Poet

Ludwig TieckLudwig Tieck
31 May 1773, German
Poet

Shane KoyczanShane Koyczan
22 May 1976, Canadian
 

Eduardo De FilippoEduardo De Filippo
24 May 1900, Italian
Film director, Actor, Poet, Screenwriter,

Maria KonopnickaMaria Konopnicka
23 May 1842, Polish
Writer, poet
René CharRené Char
14 June 1907, French
Poet, Writer

José Bonifácio de AndradaJosé Bonifácio de Andrada
13 June 1763, Brazilian
Statesman
Thomas OverburyThomas Overbury
18 June 1581, British
Poet

George LammingGeorge Lamming
08 June 1927, Barbadian
Novelist
BanksBanks
16 June 1988, American
Singer
Alfred AustinAlfred Austin
30 May 1835, British
Poet, Novelist, Writer, Journalist