Oscar WildeOscar Wilde
16 October 1854, Irish
Playwright
Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
12 October 1875, British
Occultist

Virgil Virgil
15 October 0070, Ancient Roman
Poet

RumiRumi
30 September 1207, Afghan, Turkish
Great Poet

T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot
26 September 1888, American
Poet

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25 September 1897, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate
Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein
25 September 1930, American
Poet

Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud
20 October 1854, French
Poet

E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
14 October 1894, American
Poet
Harold PinterHarold Pinter
10 October 1930, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
07 October 1934, American
Writer
Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
29 September 1864, Spanish
Writer

LucretiusLucretius
15 October 0099, Ancient Roman
Philosopher

Sherman AlexieSherman Alexie
07 October 1966, American
Novelist

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
02 October 1879, American
Poet

Alphonse de LamartineAlphonse de Lamartine
21 October 1790, French
Writer
Leigh HuntLeigh Hunt
19 October 1784, British
English Essayist, Poet & Critic

Ivan BuninIvan Bunin
22 October 1870, Russian
Writer

Mário de AndradeMário de Andrade
09 October 1893, Brazilian
Poet

John ReedJohn Reed
22 October 1887, American
Journalist, Poet
Samuel ColeridgeSamuel Coleridge
21 October 1772, British
Poet

Fran LevstikFran Levstik
28 September 1831, Slovenian
Writer
Mariela GrifforMariela Griffor
29 September 1961, Chilean
Poet, Publisher, Diplomat

Shahabuddin NagariShahabuddin Nagari
06 October 1955, Bangladeshi
Poet

Jože JavoršekJože Javoršek
20 October 1920, Slovenian
Playwright
Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870, British
Poet

Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Actress
Michael MadsenMichael Madsen
25 September 1957, American
Actor

Ursula K. Le GuinUrsula K. Le Guin
21 October 1929, American
American author of novels

Stephen GyllenhaalStephen Gyllenhaal
04 October 1949, American
Director
Talib KweliTalib Kweli
03 October 1975, American
Poet, Musician, Songwriter, Rapper, Singer

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Rupi KaurRupi Kaur
04 October 1992, Canadian
Poet
Ayumi HamasakiAyumi Hamasaki
02 October 1978, Japanese
Singer, Seiyū, Songwriter, Model, Actor,

Eavan BolandEavan Boland
24 September 1944, Irish
Poet

Savitri DeviSavitri Devi
30 September 1905, French
Writer, Poet

Italo CalvinoItalo Calvino
15 October 1923, Italian, American
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Reporter,
Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
01 October 1919, Indian
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Julian CopeJulian Cope
21 October 1957, Welsh
Singer-songwriter

John Perry BarlowJohn Perry Barlow
03 October 1947, American
Poet

Michael McClureMichael McClure
20 October 1932, American
Poet, Writer, Playwright

Lu XunLu Xun
25 September 1881, Chinese
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,
Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
09 October 1874, Russian
Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer,

Víctor JaraVíctor Jara
28 September 1932, Chilean
Teacher, theater director, poet, singer-songwriter

Ken Saro-WiwaKen Saro-Wiwa
10 October 1941, Nigerian
Writer, Poet, Screenwriter

Vallathol Narayana MenonVallathol Narayana Menon
16 October 1878, Indian
Author

Mikhail LermontovMikhail Lermontov
15 October 1814, Russian
writer
Terry McMillanTerry McMillan
18 October 1951, American
American author

Adam MickiewiczAdam Mickiewicz
24 September 1798, Polish
poet
Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
14 October 1900, British
Artist

Mark HaddonMark Haddon
26 September 1962, British
Writer

Peter AckroydPeter Ackroyd
05 October 1949, British
Writer
Marsilio FicinoMarsilio Ficino
19 October 1433, Italian
Philosopher, Writer, Cleric, Astrologer, Poet

Ntozake ShangeNtozake Shange
18 October 1948, American
Playwright
Dory PrevinDory Previn
22 October 1925, American
Singer

Heinrich von KleistHeinrich von Kleist
18 October 1777, German
Playwright, Poet, Short story writer, Novelist,

Georges BrassensGeorges Brassens
22 October 1921, French
Singer

Vinicius de MoraesVinicius de Moraes
19 October 1913, Brazilian
Poet, Singer, Composer, Journalist, Diplomat,

Arna BontempsArna Bontemps
13 October 1902, American
Author, Writer
Guido von ListGuido von List
05 October 1848
Poet, Journalist, Writer, Astrologer

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
03 October 1897, French
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,

James Whitcomb RileyJames Whitcomb Riley
07 October 1849, American
Author

Chand BardaiChand Bardai
30 September 1149, Indian
author
François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11 October 1885, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,

K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
10 October 1902, Indian
Author, Poet
Georg BüchnerGeorg Büchner
17 October 1813, Swiss, German
Writer

W. S. MerwinW. S. Merwin
30 September 1927, American
Poet, Writer, Translator

Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
15 October 1830, American
Poet
William EmpsonWilliam Empson
27 September 1906, British
Literary Critic

Helen WillsHelen Wills
06 October 1905, American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet
Robert BridgesRobert Bridges
23 October 1844, British
Poet

Dino BuzzatiDino Buzzati
16 October 1906, Italian
Novelist

Thomas Love PeacockThomas Love Peacock
18 October 1785, British
Novelist
John Cowper PowysJohn Cowper Powys
08 October 1872, British
Philosopher

Diane AckermanDiane Ackerman
07 October 1948, American
Poet, Author, Writer
Felicia HemansFelicia Hemans
25 September 1793, British
Poet

John Addington SymondsJohn Addington Symonds
05 October 1840, British
Poet

Robert PinskyRobert Pinsky
20 October 1940, American
poet, writer, literary critic

Sohrab SepehriSohrab Sepehri
07 October 1928, Iranian
Painter, Poet, Writer
P. Kunhiraman NairP. Kunhiraman Nair
04 October 1905, Indian
 
Masaoka ShikiMasaoka Shiki
14 October 1867, Japanese
Poet

Thomas TraherneThomas Traherne
10 October 1636, British
Poet

Louis UntermeyerLouis Untermeyer
01 October 1885, American
Author

Adalbert StifterAdalbert Stifter
23 October 1805, Austrian
Writer
Alain-FournierAlain-Fournier
03 October 1886, French
French author

Adam Lindsay GordonAdam Lindsay Gordon
19 October 1833, Australian, Portuguese
Poet

Robert FitzgeraldRobert Fitzgerald
12 October 1910, American
Poet

Cherríe MoragaCherríe Moraga
25 September 1952, Mexican
Writer, Poet

Mikhail NaimyMikhail Naimy
17 October 1889, Lebanese
Poet
Jon FosseJon Fosse
29 September 1959, Norwegian
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Children's writer

Fulke Greville, 1st Baron BrookeFulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke
03 October 1554, British
Writer
Michael StrangeMichael Strange
01 October 1890, American
Poet

Bing XinBing Xin
05 October 1900, Chinese
Writer
Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14 October 1856, French, British
Writer
Elizabeth F. ElletElizabeth F. Ellet
18 October 1818, American
Writer