Roald DahlRoald Dahl
13 September 1916, British
Novelist
Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
21 September 1934, Canadian
Singer-songwriter

Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
28 August 1749, German
Poet

Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieChimamanda Ngozi Adichie
15 September 1977, Nigerian
Writer

D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11 September 1885, British
Novelist

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
24 August 1899, Argentinian
Poet
Samuel JohnsonSamuel Johnson
18 September 1709, British
Writer

Siegfried SassoonSiegfried Sassoon
08 September 1886, British
 

Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
31 August 1919, Indian
Writer
Richard CabralRichard Cabral
28 August 1984, Mexican, American
Actor

Michael OndaatjeMichael Ondaatje
12 September 1943, Canadian
Canadian poet
Claude McKayClaude McKay
15 September 1889, Jamaican, American
Writer

Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
23 September 1908, Indian
Poet

Robert LaSardoRobert LaSardo
20 September 1963, American
Actor

Alan Jay LernerAlan Jay Lerner
31 August 1918, American
American lyricist

Cesare PaveseCesare Pavese
09 September 1908, Italian
Italian poet
Bret Harte Bret Harte
25 August 1836, American
Author & Poet

Alfred NoyesAlfred Noyes
16 September 1880, British
Poet

Ludovico AriostoLudovico Ariosto
08 September 1474, Italian
Poet

Malcolm CowleyMalcolm Cowley
24 August 1898, American
Novelist & Poet
Dora GabeDora Gabe
26 August 1886, Bulgarian
Poet

Ali KemalAli Kemal
07 September 1867, Turkish
Journalist
Angela Marie DiFrancoAngela Marie DiFranco
23 September 1970, American
Singer

Mary OliverMary Oliver
10 September 1935, American
Poet, Writer

Carmine GiovinazzoCarmine Giovinazzo
24 August 1973, American
Actor
Frederick ForsythFrederick Forsyth
25 August 1938, British
Author

NonameNoname
18 September 1991, American
Rapper
Habib TanvirHabib Tanvir
01 September 1923, Indian
Playwright

Gala DalíGala Dalí
07 September 1894, Russian
Poet

William Carlos WilliamsWilliam Carlos Williams
17 September 1883, American
Poet
Mylène FarmerMylène Farmer
12 September 1961, Canadian, French
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Singer, Actor,

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John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
28 August 1906, British
Poet
Guillaume ApollinaireGuillaume Apollinaire
25 August 1880, French, Italian
Poet

Taslima NasrinTaslima Nasrin
25 August 1962, Bangladeshi
Poet, Physician, Novelist, Essayist, Writer,

Emperor Xuanzong of TangEmperor Xuanzong of Tang
08 September 0685, Chinese
Ruler

Johann Gottfried HerderJohann Gottfried Herder
25 August 1744, German, Polish
Philosopher
Satinder SartaajSatinder Sartaaj
31 August 1982, Indian
Singer
Arkady StrugatskyArkady Strugatsky
28 August 1925, Russian
Author

Bibhutibhushan BandyopadhyayBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
12 September 1894, Indian
Poet, Writer

Sergei YeseninSergei Yesenin
21 September 1895, Russian
poet, writer

Mario BenedettiMario Benedetti
14 September 1920, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Essayist
Sonia SanchezSonia Sanchez
09 September 1934, American
American poet

A. S. ByattA. S. Byatt
24 August 1936
Novelist

Linton Kwesi JohnsonLinton Kwesi Johnson
24 August 1952, Jamaican
Poet

SjónSjón
27 August 1962, Icelander
Poet

Bharatendu HarishchandraBharatendu Harishchandra
09 September 1850, Indian
Writer
Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil
05 September 1971, Indian
Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Songwriter

Janet FrameJanet Frame
28 August 1924, New Zealander
Novelist, Essayist, Poet, Writer, Short story
Keorapetse KgositsileKeorapetse Kgositsile
19 September 1938, South African
Poet, Journalist, Writer

Edward CarpenterEdward Carpenter
29 August 1844, British
Poet, Philosopher, Writer

Emilie AutumnEmilie Autumn
22 September 1979, American
Singer, Poet, Violinist, Pianist
Gurazada ApparaoGurazada Apparao
21 September 1862, Indian
author, poet

ZemfiraZemfira
26 August 1976, Russian
Singer, Composer, Poet, Singer-songwriter
Rita DoveRita Dove
28 August 1952, American
Poet, Writer

Victor SpinettiVictor Spinetti
02 September 1929, British, Welsh
Actor

Maurice MaeterlinckMaurice Maeterlinck
29 August 1862, Belgian
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright,

Jean ArpJean Arp
16 September 1886, German, French
Sculptor

Hilda DoolittleHilda Doolittle
10 September 1886, American
Poet
Kenji MiyazawaKenji Miyazawa
27 August 1896, Japanese
Poet, Novelist, Writer, Teacher, Esperantist,

Steve KilbeySteve Kilbey
13 September 1954, Australian
Poet, Painter, Singer, Singer-songwriter,

John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and NormanbyJohn Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby
08 September 1647, British
Former Lord Privy Seal

Stevie SmithStevie Smith
20 September 1902, British
Poet, Illustrator, Novelist, Performer, Writer
Carl AndreCarl Andre
16 September 1935, American
Painter, Sculptor, Artist, Writer, Poet

Alfred JarryAlfred Jarry
08 September 1873, French
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Novelist
Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
30 August 1883, Dutch
Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic

Louis MacNeiceLouis MacNeice
12 September 1907, British
Poet, Writer, Playwright

Dorothea Margaret TanningDorothea Margaret Tanning
25 August 1910, American
Painter
Édouard GlissantÉdouard Glissant
21 September 1928, French
Writer

Franz WerfelFranz Werfel
10 September 1890, Austrian, Czech, American
Writer, Poet, Playwright, Screenwriter, Science
Sarah Orne JewettSarah Orne Jewett
03 September 1849, American
Novelist

Louise Bennett-CoverleyLouise Bennett-Coverley
07 September 1919, Jamaican
Poet

Kunikida DoppoKunikida Doppo
30 August 1871, Japanese
Novelist
Donald HallDonald Hall
20 September 1928, American
Poet

Pierre de RonsardPierre de Ronsard
11 September 1524, French
Poet, Writer
Léo FerréLéo Ferré
24 August 1916, French
Poet

Walt KellyWalt Kelly
25 August 1913, American
Comics artist, Character animator, Reporter, Poet,

Thom GunnThom Gunn
29 August 1929, British
Writer

Nasir KhusrawNasir Khusraw
28 August 1004, Tajikistani
Poet
Loren EiseleyLoren Eiseley
03 September 1907, American
Anthropologist, Philosopher, Poet
Juliusz SłowackiJuliusz Słowacki
04 September 1809, Polish, Ukrainian
Poet

Ibn JubayrIbn Jubayr
01 September 1145, Spanish
Geographer

Blaise CendrarsBlaise Cendrars
01 September 1887, Swiss, French
War correspondent, Journalist, Poet, Writer,

Breyten BreytenbachBreyten Breytenbach
16 September 1939, French, South African
Poet, Writer, Painter
Ivan FrankoIvan Franko
27 August 1856, Ukrainian
Poet

Ingrid JonkerIngrid Jonker
19 September 1933, South African
Poet, Writer

Eugene FieldEugene Field
02 September 1850, American
Writer

Ivor GurneyIvor Gurney
28 August 1890, British
Poet, Composer, Author, Writer

N. F. S. GrundtvigN. F. S. Grundtvig
08 September 1783, Danish
Author
August Wilhelm SchlegelAugust Wilhelm Schlegel
08 September 1767, German
Linguist, Translator, Sanskrit scholar,

Natalie DiazNatalie Diaz
04 September 1978, American
Basketball player
Madhav Prasad GhimireMadhav Prasad Ghimire
23 September 1919, Nepalese
Poet

Nicanor ParraNicanor Parra
05 September 1914, Chilean
Poet
Phoebe CaryPhoebe Cary
04 September 1824, American
Poet
Rais AmrohviRais Amrohvi
12 September 1914, Pakistani
poet