Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Poet
William BlakeWilliam Blake
28 November 1757, British
Painter

John MiltonJohn Milton
09 December 1608, British
Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the

Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift
30 November 1667, Irish
Author and Satirist

Rainer Maria RilkeRainer Maria Rilke
04 December 1875, Austrian
Poet & Novelist

Chirlane McCrayChirlane McCray
29 November 1954, American
Writer, Social Activist
HoraceHorace
08 December 0065, Ancient Roman
Roman poet

George SantayanaGeorge Santayana
16 December 1863, Spanish, Italian
Philosopher, Essayist, Poet, & Novelist

Christina RossettiChristina Rossetti
05 December 1830, British
Poet, Writer, Hymnwriter
Heinrich HeineHeinrich Heine
13 December 1797, German
Poet

Jean GenetJean Genet
19 December 1910, French
Novelist
Peter HandkePeter Handke
06 December 1942, Austrian
Novelist

William CowperWilliam Cowper
26 November 1731, British
Poet

John Greenleaf WhittierJohn Greenleaf Whittier
17 December 1807, American
Poet

Alfred de MussetAlfred de Musset
11 December 1810, French
Dramatist, Poet, Novelist

Abdul Rahim Khan-I-KhanaAbdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana
17 December 1556, Indian
Poet
James Wright James Wright
13 December 1927, American
Poet

Abdolkarim SoroushAbdolkarim Soroush
16 December 1945, Iranian
Thinker and Reformer

Rafael AlbertiRafael Alberti
16 December 1902, Spanish
Poet

Claudia LarsClaudia Lars
20 December 1899, Salvadoran
Poet
Blaže KoneskiBlaže Koneski
19 December 1921, Macedonian
Poet

Allan CunninghamAllan Cunningham
07 December 1784, Scottish
Poet, Author
Maksim BahdanovičMaksim Bahdanovič
09 December 1891, Belarusian
Poet

Gustav SuitsGustav Suits
30 November 1883, Estonian
Poet

Suleyman RustamSuleyman Rustam
27 November 1906, Azerbaijani
Poet
Charles SalvadorCharles Salvador
06 December 1952, British
Poet, Autobiographer, Boxer

Harivanshrai BachchanHarivanshrai Bachchan
27 November 1907, Indian
Poet
Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946, Indian, Pakistani
Actor

Jon EliaJon Elia
14 December 1931, Pakistani
Linguist, Philosopher, Poet, Literary critic

Rita Mae BrownRita Mae Brown
28 November 1944, American
Writer
AkalaAkala
01 December 1983, British
Rapper

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Philip SidneyPhilip Sidney
30 November 1554, British
Poet
Rumer GoddenRumer Godden
10 December 1907, British
Author

George MacDonaldGeorge MacDonald
10 December 1824, British
Writer, Minister, Poet, Novelist, Cleric

Madeleine L'EngleMadeleine L'Engle
29 November 1918, American
Author

Jim HarrisonJim Harrison
11 December 1937, American
Poet
Tove DitlevsenTove Ditlevsen
14 December 1917, Danish
Poet
Alfonso X of CastileAlfonso X of Castile
23 November 1221, Spanish
Author

Filippo Tommaso MarinettiFilippo Tommaso Marinetti
22 December 1876, Italian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Composer, Science

Ford Madox FordFord Madox Ford
17 December 1873, British
Novelist

L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
15 December 1859, Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,
Edna O'BrienEdna O'Brien
15 December 1930, Irish
Novelist

Charles, Duke of OrléansCharles, Duke of Orléans
24 November 1394, French
Poet

James AgeeJames Agee
27 November 1909, American
Novelist

Joyce KilmerJoyce Kilmer
06 December 1886, American
Writer

Heinrich BöllHeinrich Böll
21 December 1917, German
Writer
Paul CelanPaul Celan
23 November 1920, French, Ukrainian
Poet

Ali ShariatiAli Shariati
23 November 1933, Iranian
Politician, Writer, Essayist, Philosopher,
Lope de VegaLope de Vega
25 November 1562, Spanish
Playwright, Poet, Writer

James AveryJames Avery
27 November 1945, American
Film actor

John McCraeJohn McCrae
30 November 1872, Canadian
Poet
Parveen ShakirParveen Shakir
24 November 1952, Pakistani
Poet, Writer

Paul ÉluardPaul Éluard
14 December 1895, French
French poet
Masako NatsumeMasako Natsume
17 December 1957, Japanese
Actor, Model, Poet

Riaz Ahmed Gohar ShahiRiaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi
25 November 1941, Pakistani
Writer, Poet

Rex StoutRex Stout
01 December 1886, American
American writer

John GiornoJohn Giorno
04 December 1936, American
Poet, Writer

Chinghiz AitmatovChinghiz Aitmatov
12 December 1928, Kyrgyz, Russian
Author
France PrešerenFrance Prešeren
03 December 1800, Slovenian
Poet, Lawyer, Writer, Poet lawyer

Alfred MussetAlfred Musset
11 December 1810, French
French dramatist

Baldassare CastiglioneBaldassare Castiglione
06 December 1478, Italian
Diplomat, Poet, Writer

Ernst TollerErnst Toller
01 December 1893, German
Playwright, Politician, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet
Grace PaleyGrace Paley
11 December 1922, American
Author

Sylvia Townsend WarnerSylvia Townsend Warner
06 December 1893, British
Novelist
Willie MorrisWillie Morris
29 November 1934, American
Writer

Delmore SchwartzDelmore Schwartz
08 December 1913, American
Writer

Yosano AkikoYosano Akiko
07 December 1878, Japanese
Author
James HoggJames Hogg
09 December 1770
Poet, Writer, Novelist, Biographer, Songwriter

Shūji TerayamaShūji Terayama
10 December 1935, Japanese
Poet, Playwright, Writer, Film director,
Susanna MoodieSusanna Moodie
06 December 1803, Canadian, British
Author

Derek MahonDerek Mahon
23 November 1941, Irish
Poet

Evelyn UnderhillEvelyn Underhill
06 December 1875, British
Writer
Bhai Vir SinghBhai Vir Singh
05 December 1882, Indian
Poet

Bjørnstjerne BjørnsonBjørnstjerne Bjørnson
08 December 1832, Norwegian
Writer
Osbert SitwellOsbert Sitwell
06 December 1892
Writer

Edwin Arlington RobinsonEdwin Arlington Robinson
22 December 1869, American
Poet, Writer

Josh MalihabadiJosh Malihabadi
05 December 1898, Pakistani
Poet

Herbert ReadHerbert Read
04 December 1893, British
Art Historian
Francis ThompsonFrancis Thompson
18 December 1859, British
Poet
Martha BeckMartha Beck
29 November 1962, American
Author

Andrés BelloAndrés Bello
29 November 1781, Chilean, Venezuelan
Poet, Legislator, Philosopher, Educator,

Kenneth RexrothKenneth Rexroth
22 December 1905, American
Poet

Tahar Ben JellounTahar Ben Jelloun
01 December 1944, Moroccan
Writer, Poet, Psychotherapist, Novelist
Aziz NesinAziz Nesin
20 December 1915, Turkish
Poet, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer,

RūdakīRūdakī
21 December 0858, Tajikistani
Persian poet

Muriel RukeyserMuriel Rukeyser
15 December 1913, American
Poet

Mary LambMary Lamb
03 December 1764, British
Author

Boris GrebenshchikovBoris Grebenshchikov
27 November 1953, Russian
Actor, Poet, Singer, Writer, Composer, Radio
Maxwell AndersonMaxwell Anderson
15 December 1888, American
Playwright

Jean-Henri FabreJean-Henri Fabre
21 December 1823, French
Entomologist
Charles de LintCharles de Lint
22 December 1951, Canadian
Novelist, Writer, Poet, Musician

Piet HeinPiet Hein
16 December 1905, Danish
Polymath
Nelly SachsNelly Sachs
10 December 1891, German, Swedish
Poet, Playwright, Writer
Pierre LouÿsPierre Louÿs
10 December 1870, French
Poet