Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932, American
Poet, Novelist, and Writer
VoltaireVoltaire
21 November 1694, French
Writer

Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood
18 November 1939, Canadian
Writer, Environmental Activist

John KeatsJohn Keats
31 October 1795, British
Romantic poet

Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson
13 November 1850, Scottish
Novelist, Poet

Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
09 November 1877, Pakistani
Poet & Philosopher
George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819, British
Author and Novelist

Dylan ThomasDylan Thomas
27 October 1914, Welsh
Poet & Writer

Ezra PoundEzra Pound
30 October 1885, American
Poet
Chinua AchebeChinua Achebe
16 November 1930, Nigerian
Nigerian novelist

Friedrich SchillerFriedrich Schiller
10 November 1759, German
Poet, Playwright, Historian & Philosopher
Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi
22 November 1969, French, Iranian
Graphic Novelist

Anne SextonAnne Sexton
09 November 1928, American
Poet

Ivan TurgenevIvan Turgenev
09 November 1818, Russian
Novelist

Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith
10 November 1728, Irish, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

John BergerJohn Berger
05 November 1926, British
Novelist
Mikhail LomonosovMikhail Lomonosov
19 November 1711, Russian
Scientist, Poet, Geologist, Astronomer

Paul ValeryPaul Valery
30 October 1871, French
Poet

William Cullen BryantWilliam Cullen Bryant
03 November 1794, American
Romantic Poet

Ella Wheeler WilcoxElla Wheeler Wilcox
05 November 1850, American
Poet and Mystic Rosicrucian
Ľudovít ŠtúrĽudovít Štúr
28 October 1815, Slovak
Author

Allen TateAllen Tate
19 November 1899, American
Poet
Endre AdyEndre Ady
22 November 1877, Hungarian
Poet

Thomas Bailey AldrichThomas Bailey Aldrich
11 November 1836, American
Poet & Novelist

Adrian MitchellAdrian Mitchell
24 October 1932, British
Poet
Amy LevyAmy Levy
10 November 1861, British
Poet, Novelist, Essayist

Henry Van DykeHenry Van Dyke
10 November 1852, American
Writer
Ada CambridgeAda Cambridge
21 November 1844, Australian
Australian-English writer

Ashutosh RanaAshutosh Rana
10 November 1967, Indian
Actor

Ruby DeeRuby Dee
27 October 1922, American
Actress
Johnny MarrJohnny Marr
31 October 1963, British
Guitarist, Poet, Singer, Songwriter, Record

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Margaret MitchellMargaret Mitchell
08 November 1900, American
Author
Juana Inés de la CruzJuana Inés de la Cruz
12 November 1651, Mexican
Poet, Nun, Writer, Mathematician, Philosopher,

Thomas Babington MacaulayThomas Babington Macaulay
25 October 1800, British
Historian

Dora MaarDora Maar
22 November 1907, French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,

Carlos P. GarciaCarlos P. Garcia
04 November 1896, Filipino
Former President
Stephen CraneStephen Crane
01 November 1871, American
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player,
Mary SidneyMary Sidney
27 October 1561, British
Countess

Purushottam Laxman DeshpandePurushottam Laxman Deshpande
08 November 1919, Indian
Author, Film director, Actor, Composer, Poet,

NamdevNamdev
26 October 1270, Indian
Poet

Otep ShamayaOtep Shamaya
07 November 1969, American
Singer, Poet, Singer-songwriter
Sukumar RaySukumar Ray
30 October 1887, Indian
Photographer, Poet, Writer, Illustrator,

Laxmi Prasad DevkotaLaxmi Prasad Devkota
13 November 1909, Nepalese
Poet

Richard Brinsley SheridanRichard Brinsley Sheridan
30 October 1751, Irish
Poet, Politician, Librettist, Writer, Playwright

John BerrymanJohn Berryman
25 October 1914, American
Poet, Writer, University teacher

W. S. GilbertW. S. Gilbert
18 November 1836, British
Dramatist
Roger McGoughRoger McGough
09 November 1937, British
Author, Writer

Natalie Clifford BarneyNatalie Clifford Barney
31 October 1876, American
Playwright
Thomas ChattertonThomas Chatterton
20 November 1752, British
Poet

Gregorio López y FuentesGregorio López y Fuentes
17 November 1895, Mexican
Novelist

Herman BroodHerman Brood
05 November 1946
Actor, Singer, Poet, Singer-songwriter, Pianist,
Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of LyttonRobert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton
08 November 1831, British
Diplomat

Heathcote WilliamsHeathcote Williams
15 November 1941, British
Actor, Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Writer
Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
15 November 1887, American
Poet, Writer

James Graham, 1st Marquess of MontroseJames Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose
25 October 1612, Scottish
Poet

JamiJami
07 November 1414, Afghan
Poet

Maxine Hong KingstonMaxine Hong Kingston
27 October 1940, American
American author

LucanLucan
03 November 0039, Ancient Roman
poet
Thomas NasheThomas Nashe
31 October 1567, British
Playwright

Mary AstellMary Astell
12 November 1666, British
Writer, Philosopher, Feminist

Sharon OldsSharon Olds
19 November 1942, American
Poet, Writer, Feminist

Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
10 November 1879, American
Poet
Andrew MotionAndrew Motion
26 October 1952, British
Poet

Richard BaxterRichard Baxter
12 November 1615, British
Poet
Wolf BiermannWolf Biermann
15 November 1936, German
Singer-songwriter, Poet, Dissident, Writer

Kyōka IzumiKyōka Izumi
04 November 1873, Japanese
Novelist

Oodgeroo NoonuccalOodgeroo Noonuccal
03 November 1920, Australian
Poet, Author, Human rights activist, Writer
Gerhart HauptmannGerhart Hauptmann
15 November 1862, German, Polish
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Novelist,

Eldar RyazanovEldar Ryazanov
18 November 1927, Russian
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer, Poet,
Odysseas ElytisOdysseas Elytis
02 November 1911, Greek
Poet

Tadeusz BorowskiTadeusz Borowski
12 November 1922, Polish
Journalist, Poet, Writer

Arnold BaxArnold Bax
08 November 1883, British
Composer
Sacheverell SitwellSacheverell Sitwell
15 November 1897, British
Writer

Colley CibberColley Cibber
06 November 1671
Actor, Playwright, Poet, Writer
Denise LevertovDenise Levertov
24 October 1923, British, American
Poet

Miguel HernándezMiguel Hernández
30 October 1910, Spanish
Poet

Richard JefferiesRichard Jefferies
06 November 1848, British
Author

Naomi MitchisonNaomi Mitchison
01 November 1897, Scottish
Novelist
Ahmad Nadeem QasmiAhmad Nadeem Qasmi
20 November 1916, Pakistani
Poet
Alexander GradskyAlexander Gradsky
03 November 1949, Russian
Composer, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist,

Arthur Quiller-CouchArthur Quiller-Couch
21 November 1863, British
Writer

Andrei BelyAndrei Bely
26 October 1880, Russian
Novelist

Velimir KhlebnikovVelimir Khlebnikov
09 November 1885, Russian
Poet
Rudolfo AnayaRudolfo Anaya
30 October 1937, Mexican, American
Author

André ChénierAndré Chénier
30 October 1762, French
French poet

André de ChénierAndré de Chénier
30 October 1762, French, Turkish
Poet

Nicolas Boileau-DespréauxNicolas Boileau-Despréaux
01 November 1636, French
Poet

Karin BoyeKarin Boye
26 October 1900, Swedish
Writer, Poet, Novelist, Literary critic,
Carlos Drummond de AndradeCarlos Drummond de Andrade
31 October 1902, Brazilian
Poet, Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Children's

Ilia ChavchavadzeIlia Chavchavadze
08 November 1837, Georgian
Journalist
Karel Havlíček BorovskýKarel Havlíček Borovský
31 October 1821, Czech
Writer

Johann Kaspar LavaterJohann Kaspar Lavater
15 November 1741, Swiss
Poet
John P. MarquandJohn P. Marquand
10 November 1893, American
Author
RyōkanRyōkan
02 November 1758, Japanese
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