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

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

RumiRumi
30 September 1207, Afghan, Turkish
Great Poet

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25 September 1897, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein
25 September 1930, American
Poet
Virgil Virgil
15 October 0070, Ancient Roman
Poet

Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud
20 October 1854, French
Poet

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
10 October 1930, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
14 October 1894, American
Poet
Sherman AlexieSherman Alexie
07 October 1966, American
Novelist

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
02 October 1879, American
Poet
Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
29 September 1864, Spanish
Writer

Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
07 October 1934, American
Writer

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

Stephen GyllenhaalStephen Gyllenhaal
04 October 1949, American
Director
Ursula K. Le GuinUrsula K. Le Guin
21 October 1929, American
American author of novels
Robert JordanRobert Jordan
17 October 1948, American
American author

Rupi KaurRupi Kaur
04 October 1992, Canadian
Poet

Talib KweliTalib Kweli
03 October 1975, American
Poet, Musician, Songwriter, Rapper, Singer

Ayumi HamasakiAyumi Hamasaki
02 October 1978, Japanese
Singer, Seiyū, Songwriter, Model, Actor,
Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Actress

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Italo CalvinoItalo Calvino
15 October 1923, Italian, American
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Reporter,

Richard CromwellRichard Cromwell
04 October 1626, British
Author

LucretiusLucretius
15 October 0099, Ancient Roman
Poet, philosopher, writer

Ken Saro-WiwaKen Saro-Wiwa
10 October 1941, Nigerian
Writer, Poet, Screenwriter
Savitri DeviSavitri Devi
30 September 1905, French
Writer, Poet

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

Víctor JaraVíctor Jara
28 September 1932, Chilean
Teacher, theater director, poet, singer-songwriter
K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
10 October 1902, Indian
Author, Poet

Adam MickiewiczAdam Mickiewicz
24 September 1798, Polish
poet

Mikhail LermontovMikhail Lermontov
15 October 1814, Russian
writer

Mark HaddonMark Haddon
26 September 1962, British
Writer

Marsilio FicinoMarsilio Ficino
19 October 1433, Italian
Philosopher, Writer, Cleric, Astrologer, Poet
Heinrich von KleistHeinrich von Kleist
18 October 1777, German
Playwright, Poet, Short story writer, Novelist,

Ntozake ShangeNtozake Shange
18 October 1948, American
Playwright

Peter AckroydPeter Ackroyd
05 October 1949, British
Writer

Dory PrevinDory Previn
22 October 1925, American
Singer
James Whitcomb RileyJames Whitcomb Riley
07 October 1849, American
Author

Vallathol Narayana MenonVallathol Narayana Menon
16 October 1878, Indian
Author
Terry McMillanTerry McMillan
18 October 1951, American
American author

Georges BrassensGeorges Brassens
22 October 1921, French
Poet, Singer-songwriter, Banjoist, Guitarist,

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
03 October 1897, French
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,
W. S. MerwinW. S. Merwin
30 September 1927, American
Poet, Writer, Translator

Guido von ListGuido von List
05 October 1848
Poet, Journalist, Writer, Astrologer
François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11 October 1885, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,

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

Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
15 October 1830, American
Poet
Helen WillsHelen Wills
06 October 1905, American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet

Georg BüchnerGeorg Büchner
17 October 1813, Swiss, German
Writer
Thomas Love PeacockThomas Love Peacock
18 October 1785, British
Novelist

Robert BridgesRobert Bridges
23 October 1844, British
Poet

Felicia HemansFelicia Hemans
25 September 1793, British
Poet

Dino BuzzatiDino Buzzati
16 October 1906, Italian
Novelist
Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
14 October 1900, British
Paramedic, Art historian, Engineer, Photographer,
Diane AckermanDiane Ackerman
07 October 1948, American
Poet, Author, Writer

Sohrab SepehriSohrab Sepehri
07 October 1928, Iranian
Painter, Poet, Writer

William EmpsonWilliam Empson
27 September 1906, British
Literary critic, Poet, Writer

Michael McClureMichael McClure
20 October 1932, American
Poet, Writer, Playwright
Robert PinskyRobert Pinsky
20 October 1940, American
poet, writer, literary critic

Cherríe MoragaCherríe Moraga
25 September 1952, Mexican
Writer, Poet

Chand BardaiChand Bardai
30 September 1149, Indian
author

Okwui EnwezorOkwui Enwezor
23 October 1963, Nigerian
Curator

P. Kunhiraman NairP. Kunhiraman Nair
04 October 1905, Indian
 
Aleksis KiviAleksis Kivi
10 October 1834, Finnish
Finnish author

Arna BontempsArna Bontemps
13 October 1902, American
Author, Writer
Alain-FournierAlain-Fournier
03 October 1886, French
French author

Jon FosseJon Fosse
29 September 1959, Norwegian
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Children's writer

Cyprian NorwidCyprian Norwid
24 September 1821, Polish
Poet
Mercè RodoredaMercè Rodoreda
10 October 1908, Spanish
Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

Alphonse AllaisAlphonse Allais
20 October 1854, French
Writer, Poet, Journalist, Screenwriter, Painter,
Agnieszka OsieckaAgnieszka Osiecka
09 October 1936, Polish
Poet

Conrad Ferdinand MeyerConrad Ferdinand Meyer
11 October 1825, Swiss
Swiss poet

Ambrose PhilipsAmbrose Philips
09 October 1674
Poet, Politician, Playwright

Mustafa ZaidiMustafa Zaidi
16 October 1930, Pakistani
Poet
Les MurrayLes Murray
17 October 1938, Australian
poet, translator, writer, literary critic

Matilde CamusMatilde Camus
26 September 1919, Spanish
Spanish poet
Chuck WilliamsChuck Williams
02 October 1915, American
American author

Robert PollokRobert Pollok
19 October 1798, British
Writer, Poet
DinisDinis
09 October 1261, Portuguese
King of Portugal

Charles-Marie-René Leconte de LisleCharles-Marie-René Leconte de Lisle
22 October 1818, French
French poet
Stanisław KonarskiStanisław Konarski
30 September 1700, Polish
Pedagogue, educational reformer, political writer,