Oscar WildeOscar Wilde
16 October 1854
Playwright, Poet & Novelist
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

Miguel de CervantesMiguel de Cervantes
29 September 1547
Novelist
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
Poet

Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870, British
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

Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
23 September 1908, Indian
Poet

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
02 October 1879, American
Poet
Ivan BuninIvan Bunin
22 October 1870, Russian
Writer

Alphonse de LamartineAlphonse de Lamartine
21 October 1790, French
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

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

Angela Marie DiFrancoAngela Marie DiFranco
23 September 1970, American
Singer

Ayumi HamasakiAyumi Hamasaki
02 October 1978, Japanese
Singer, Seiyū, Songwriter, Model, Actor,

Savitri DeviSavitri Devi
30 September 1905, French
Writer, Poet
Italo CalvinoItalo Calvino
15 October 1923, Italian, American
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Reporter,
Dory PrevinDory Previn
22 October 1925, American
Singer

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,
John Perry BarlowJohn Perry Barlow
03 October 1947, American
Poet

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

Adam MickiewiczAdam Mickiewicz
24 September 1798, Polish
poet

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

Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
01 October 1919, Indian
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Mark HaddonMark Haddon
26 September 1962, British
Writer

Philipp MainlanderPhilipp Mainlander
05 October 1841, German
Philosopher

Heinrich von KleistHeinrich von Kleist
18 October 1777, German
Playwright, Poet, Short story writer, Novelist,
Peter AckroydPeter Ackroyd
05 October 1949, British
Writer

Ntozake ShangeNtozake Shange
18 October 1948, American
Playwright
Marsilio FicinoMarsilio Ficino
19 October 1433, Italian
Philosopher, Writer, Cleric, Astrologer, Poet

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

Georges BrassensGeorges Brassens
22 October 1921, French
Singer

Rudra Mohammad ShahidullahRudra Mohammad Shahidullah
16 October 1956, Bangladeshi
Poet

Werner LindemannWerner Lindemann
07 October 1926, German
Writer
Vallathol Narayana MenonVallathol Narayana Menon
16 October 1878, Indian
Author

K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
10 October 1902, Indian
Author, Poet

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

Patrick KavanaghPatrick Kavanagh
21 October 1904, Irish
Poet
James Whitcomb RileyJames Whitcomb Riley
07 October 1849, American
Author

Vinicius de MoraesVinicius de Moraes
19 October 1913, Brazilian
Poet, Singer, Composer, Journalist, Diplomat,
Chand BardaiChand Bardai
30 September 1149, Indian
author

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

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11 October 1885, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,
Frances E.W. HarperFrances Harper
24 September 1825, American
Poet

Eavan BolandEavan Boland
24 September 1944, Irish
Poet
Diane AckermanDiane Ackerman
07 October 1948, American
Poet, Author, Writer

Georg BüchnerGeorg Büchner
17 October 1813, Swiss, German
Writer

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

Michael McClureMichael McClure
20 October 1932, American
Poet, Writer, Playwright
Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
14 October 1900, British
Artist

Dino BuzzatiDino Buzzati
16 October 1906, Italian
Novelist

William EmpsonWilliam Empson
27 September 1906, British
Literary Critic

Robert BridgesRobert Bridges
23 October 1844, British
Poet
Aḥmad ShawqīAḥmad Shawqī
17 October 1870, Egyptian
Poet
Willie WildeWillie Wilde
26 September 1852, Irish
Journalist

MigjeniMigjeni
13 October 1911, Albanian
Poet

Gjergj FishtaGjergj Fishta
23 October 1871, Albanian
Poet

Robert FitzgeraldRobert Fitzgerald
12 October 1910, American
Poet
John Addington SymondsJohn Addington Symonds
05 October 1840, British
Poet

Agnieszka OsieckaAgnieszka Osiecka
09 October 1936, Polish
Poet

Thomas Love PeacockThomas Love Peacock
18 October 1785, British
Novelist

John Cowper PowysJohn Cowper Powys
08 October 1872, British
Philosopher

Felicia HemansFelicia Hemans
25 September 1793, British
Poet
Roy CampbellRoy Campbell
02 October 1901, South African
Poet

Robert PinskyRobert Pinsky
20 October 1940, American
poet, writer, literary critic
Michael StrangeMichael Strange
01 October 1890, American
Poet

Oscar Cicero Brown, Jr.Oscar Cicero Brown, Jr.
10 October 1926, American
Singer-songwriter
Okwui EnwezorOkwui Enwezor
23 October 1963, Nigerian
Curator
Sohrab SepehriSohrab Sepehri
07 October 1928, Iranian
Painter, Poet, Writer