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

RumiRumi
30 September 1207, Afghan, Turkish
Great Poet

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

Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein
25 September 1930, American
Poet

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25 September 1897, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate
Virgil Virgil
15 October 0070, Ancient Roman
Poet

Samuel ColeridgeSamuel Coleridge
21 October 1772, British
Poet

Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud
20 October 1854, French
Poet
Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870, British
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

John ReedJohn Reed
22 October 1887, American
Journalist, Poet

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

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
02 October 1879, American
Poet

Alphonse de LamartineAlphonse de Lamartine
21 October 1790, French
Writer

Ivan BuninIvan Bunin
22 October 1870, Russian
Writer
Leigh HuntLeigh Hunt
19 October 1784, British
English Essayist, Poet & Critic

Mário de AndradeMário de Andrade
09 October 1893, Brazilian
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

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

Rupi KaurRupi Kaur
04 October 1992, Canadian
Poet

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

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Ayumi HamasakiAyumi Hamasaki
02 October 1978, Japanese
Singer, Seiyū, Songwriter, Model, Actor,
Ken Saro-WiwaKen Saro-Wiwa
10 October 1941, Nigerian
Writer, Poet, Screenwriter

Savitri DeviSavitri Devi
30 September 1905, French
Writer, Poet

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

Víctor JaraVíctor Jara
28 September 1932, Chilean
Teacher, theater director, poet, singer-songwriter
Julian CopeJulian Cope
21 October 1957, Welsh
Singer-songwriter
Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
09 October 1874, Russian
Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer,

Lu XunLu Xun
25 September 1881, Chinese
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,

Agnieszka OsieckaAgnieszka Osiecka
09 October 1936, Polish
Poet

John Perry BarlowJohn Perry Barlow
03 October 1947, American
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

Peter AckroydPeter Ackroyd
05 October 1949, British
Writer

Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
01 October 1919, Indian
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
10 October 1902, Indian
Author, Poet

Terry McMillanTerry McMillan
18 October 1951, American
American author
Heinrich von KleistHeinrich von Kleist
18 October 1777, German
Playwright, Poet, Short story writer, Novelist,

Vallathol Narayana MenonVallathol Narayana Menon
16 October 1878, Indian
Author

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

Marsilio FicinoMarsilio Ficino
19 October 1433, Italian
Philosopher, Writer, Cleric, Astrologer, Poet
Georges BrassensGeorges Brassens
22 October 1921, French
Singer

Eavan BolandEavan Boland
24 September 1944, Irish
Poet

Guido von ListGuido von List
05 October 1848
Poet, Journalist, Writer, Astrologer

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

Vinicius de MoraesVinicius de Moraes
19 October 1913, Brazilian
Poet, Singer, Composer, Journalist, Diplomat,
James Whitcomb RileyJames Whitcomb Riley
07 October 1849, American
Author

Georg BüchnerGeorg Büchner
17 October 1813, Swiss, German
Writer

Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
15 October 1830, American
Poet

DinisDinis
09 October 1261, Portuguese
King of Portugal
François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11 October 1885, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,

Frances E.W. HarperFrances Harper
24 September 1825, American
Poet
Aḥmad ShawqīAḥmad Shawqī
17 October 1870, Egyptian
Poet

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

Gjergj FishtaGjergj Fishta
23 October 1871, Albanian
Poet
Dino BuzzatiDino Buzzati
16 October 1906, Italian
Novelist

MigjeniMigjeni
13 October 1911, Albanian
Poet
Chand BardaiChand Bardai
30 September 1149, Indian
author

John Cowper PowysJohn Cowper Powys
08 October 1872, British
Philosopher

Robert BridgesRobert Bridges
23 October 1844, British
Poet
Michael McClureMichael McClure
20 October 1932, American
Poet, Writer, Playwright

Oscar Cicero Brown, Jr.Oscar Cicero Brown, Jr.
10 October 1926, American
Singer-songwriter
Felicia HemansFelicia Hemans
25 September 1793, British
Poet

William EmpsonWilliam Empson
27 September 1906, British
Literary Critic

Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
14 October 1900, British
Artist

John Addington SymondsJohn Addington Symonds
05 October 1840, British
Poet
Louis UntermeyerLouis Untermeyer
01 October 1885, American
Author
Mikhail NaimyMikhail Naimy
17 October 1889, Lebanese
Poet

Arna BontempsArna Bontemps
13 October 1902, American
Author, Writer

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

Robert PinskyRobert Pinsky
20 October 1940, American
poet, writer, literary critic
Roy CampbellRoy Campbell
02 October 1901, South African
Poet

Thomas Love PeacockThomas Love Peacock
18 October 1785, British
Novelist

Helen WillsHelen Wills
06 October 1905, American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet

Thomas TraherneThomas Traherne
10 October 1636, British
Poet

Diane AckermanDiane Ackerman
07 October 1948, American
Poet, Author, Writer
Khachatur AbovianKhachatur Abovian
15 October 1809, Armenian
Writer

Masaoka ShikiMasaoka Shiki
14 October 1867, Japanese
Poet
Elizabeth F. ElletElizabeth F. Ellet
18 October 1818, American
Writer

Okwui EnwezorOkwui Enwezor
23 October 1963, Nigerian
Curator
Alain-FournierAlain-Fournier
03 October 1886, French
French author
Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14 October 1856, French, British
Writer