Oscar WildeOscar Wilde
(Playwright)

16 October 1854

Irish

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley

12 October 1875

British

RumiRumi
(Great Poet)

30 September 1207

Afghan,Turkish

T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot
(Poet)

26 September 1888

American

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
(Writer, Nobel Laureate)

25 September 1897

American

Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein
(Poet)

25 September 1930

American

Virgil Virgil
(Poet)

15 October 0070

Ancient Roman

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

10 October 1930

British

Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud
(Poet)

20 October 1854

French

E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
(Poet)

14 October 1894

American

Sherman AlexieSherman Alexie
(Novelist)

07 October 1966

American

Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
(Writer)

07 October 1934

American

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Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
(Poet)

02 October 1879

American

Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
(Writer)

29 September 1864

Spanish

Leigh HuntLeigh Hunt
(English Essayist, Poet & Critic)

19 October 1784

British

Alphonse de LamartineAlphonse de Lamartine
(Writer)

21 October 1790

French

Ivan BuninIvan Bunin
(Writer)

22 October 1870

Russian

Mário de AndradeMário de Andrade
(Poet)

09 October 1893

Brazilian

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John ReedJohn Reed
(Journalist, Poet)

22 October 1887

American

Samuel ColeridgeSamuel Coleridge
(Poet and Philosopher)

21 October 1772

British

Shahabuddin NagariShahabuddin Nagari
(Poet)

06 October 1955

Bangladeshi

Fran LevstikFran Levstik
(Writer)

28 September 1831

Slovenian

Mariela GrifforMariela Griffor
(Poet, Publisher, Diplomat)

29 September 1961

Chilean

Jože JavoršekJože Javoršek
(Playwright)

20 October 1920

Slovenian

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Ursula K. Le GuinUrsula K. Le Guin
(American author of novels)

21 October 1929

American

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeSamuel Taylor Coleridge
(Poet, Philosopher, Theologian, Writer, Literary critic)

21 October 1772

British

W. S. MerwinW. S. Merwin
(Poet, Writer, Translator)

30 September 1927

American

Robert JordanRobert Jordan
(American author)

17 October 1948

American

Ayumi HamasakiAyumi Hamasaki
(Singer, Seiyū, Songwriter, Model, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Lyricist, Poet, Record producer)

02 October 1978

Japanese

Talib KweliTalib Kweli
(Poet, Musician, Songwriter, Rapper, Singer)

03 October 1975

American

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Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
(Author)

09 October 1906

Egyptian

Richard CromwellRichard Cromwell
(Author)

04 October 1626

British

Italo CalvinoItalo Calvino
(Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Reporter, Essayist, Novelist, Literary editor, Screenwriter, Science fiction writer, Children's writer)

15 October 1923

Italian,American

Ken Saro-WiwaKen Saro-Wiwa
(Writer, Poet, Screenwriter)

10 October 1941

Nigerian

Víctor JaraVíctor Jara
(Teacher, theater director, poet, singer-songwriter and political activist)

28 September 1932

Chilean

LucretiusLucretius
(Poet, philosopher, writer)

15 October 0099

Ancient Roman

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Lu XunLu Xun
(Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic, Esperantist)

25 September 1881

Chinese

Adam MickiewiczAdam Mickiewicz
(poet)

24 September 1798

Polish

Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
(Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer, Archaeologist, Poet, Diplomat)

09 October 1874

Russian

Mikhail LermontovMikhail Lermontov
(writer)

15 October 1814

Russian

Georges BrassensGeorges Brassens
(Poet, Singer-songwriter, Banjoist, Guitarist, Writer)

22 October 1921

French

Marsilio FicinoMarsilio Ficino
(Philosopher, Writer, Cleric, Astrologer, Poet)

19 October 1433

Italian

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Terry McMillanTerry McMillan
(American author)

18 October 1951

American

Heinrich von KleistHeinrich von Kleist
(Playwright, Poet, Short story writer, Novelist, Writer, Poet lawyer, Journalist)

18 October 1777

German

Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
(Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

01 October 1919

Indian

Vallathol Narayana MenonVallathol Narayana Menon
(Author)

16 October 1878

Indian

Vinicius de MoraesVinicius de Moraes
(Poet, Singer, Composer, Journalist, Diplomat, Reporter, Writer, Jazz musician, Screenwriter, Songwriter)

19 October 1913

Brazilian

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
(Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist, Art critic)

03 October 1897

French

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K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
(Author, Poet)

10 October 1902

Indian

Georg BüchnerGeorg Büchner
(Writer)

17 October 1813

Swiss,German

Guido von ListGuido von List
(Poet, Journalist, Writer, Astrologer)

05 October 1848

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
(Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Literary critic)

11 October 1885

French

Diane AckermanDiane Ackerman
(Poet, Author, Writer)

07 October 1948

American

Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
(Paramedic, Art historian, Engineer, Photographer, Poet, Painter, Writer)

14 October 1900

British

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Helen WillsHelen Wills
(Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet)

06 October 1905

American

Dino BuzzatiDino Buzzati
(Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Painter, Librettist, Screenwriter, Playwright, Poet lawyer, Poet, Science fiction writer, Children's writer)

16 October 1906

Italian

Cherríe MoragaCherríe Moraga
(Writer, Poet)

25 September 1952

Mexican

Arna BontempsArna Bontemps
(Author, Writer)

13 October 1902

American

Michael McClureMichael McClure
(Poet, Writer, Playwright)

20 October 1932

American

Sohrab SepehriSohrab Sepehri
(Painter, Poet, Writer)

07 October 1928

Iranian

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William EmpsonWilliam Empson
(Literary critic, Poet, Writer)

27 September 1906

British

Robert PinskyRobert Pinsky
(poet, writer, literary critic)

20 October 1940

American

Chand BardaiChand Bardai
(author)

30 September 1149

Indian

P. Kunhiraman NairP. Kunhiraman Nair

04 October 1905

Indian

Alain-FournierAlain-Fournier
(French author)

03 October 1886

French

Aleksis KiviAleksis Kivi
(Finnish author)

10 October 1834

Finnish

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Jon FosseJon Fosse
(Playwright, Writer, Poet, Children's writer)

29 September 1959

Norwegian

Mercè RodoredaMercè Rodoreda
(Novelist, Dramatist, Poet)

10 October 1908

Spanish

Conrad Ferdinand MeyerConrad Ferdinand Meyer
(Swiss poet)

11 October 1825

Swiss

Alphonse AllaisAlphonse Allais
(Writer, Poet, Journalist, Screenwriter, Painter, Science fiction writer, Composer, Comedian)

20 October 1854

French

Agnieszka OsieckaAgnieszka Osiecka
(Poet)

09 October 1936

Polish

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad RumiJalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
(Poet)

30 September 1207

Afghan

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Mustafa ZaidiMustafa Zaidi
(Poet)

16 October 1930

Pakistani

Ambrose PhilipsAmbrose Philips
(Poet, Politician, Playwright)

09 October 1674

Matilde CamusMatilde Camus
(Spanish poet)

26 September 1919

Spanish