Roald DahlRoald Dahl
(Novelist, Short Story Writer)

13 September 1916

British,Welsh

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
(Singer-songwriter)

21 September 1934

Canadian

Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Poet)

28 August 1749

German

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
(Poet)

24 August 1899

Argentinian

Samuel JohnsonSamuel Johnson
(Writer)

18 September 1709

British

Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieChimamanda Ngozi Adichie
(Writer)

15 September 1977

Nigerian

D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
(Novelist)

11 September 1885

British

Siegfried SassoonSiegfried Sassoon

08 September 1886

British

Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
(Writer)

31 August 1919

Indian

Michael OndaatjeMichael Ondaatje
(Canadian poet)

12 September 1943

Canadian

Claude McKayClaude McKay
(Writer)

15 September 1889

Jamaican,American

Alan Jay LernerAlan Jay Lerner
(American lyricist)

31 August 1918

American

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Bret Harte Bret Harte
(Author & Poet)

25 August 1836

American

Alfred NoyesAlfred Noyes
(Poet)

16 September 1880

British

Cesare PaveseCesare Pavese
(Italian poet)

09 September 1908

Italian

Ludovico AriostoLudovico Ariosto
(Poet)

08 September 1474

Italian

Malcolm CowleyMalcolm Cowley
(Novelist & Poet)

24 August 1898

American

Dora GabeDora Gabe
(Poet)

26 August 1886

Bulgarian

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Mary OliverMary Oliver
(Poet, Writer)

10 September 1935

American

Roger CasementRoger Casement
(Diplomat, Writer, Poet)

01 September 1864

Irish

Frederick ForsythFrederick Forsyth
(Author)

25 August 1938

British

Taslima NasrinTaslima Nasrin
(Poet, Physician, Novelist, Essayist, Writer, Feminist)

25 August 1962

Bangladeshi

William Carlos WilliamsWilliam Carlos Williams
(Poet)

17 September 1883

American

Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
(Philosopher, Librarian, Poet, Novelist, Writer, Literary critic)

10 September 1897

French

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Mylène FarmerMylène Farmer
(Singer-songwriter, Writer, Singer, Actor, Musician, Children's writer, Poet)

12 September 1961

Canadian,French

Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
(Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Literary critic)

23 September 1908

Indian

Guillaume ApollinaireGuillaume Apollinaire
(Poet)

25 August 1880

French,Italian

John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
(Poet, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic)

28 August 1906

British

François-René de ChateaubriandFrançois-René de Chateaubriand
(Writer, Politician, Diplomat, Historian, Poet, Novelist, Journalist, Essayist, Literary critic)

04 September 1768

French

Sergei YeseninSergei Yesenin
(poet, writer)

21 September 1895

Russian

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Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil
(Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Songwriter)

05 September 1971

Indian

Emilie AutumnEmilie Autumn
(Singer, Poet, Violinist, Pianist)

22 September 1979

American

Keorapetse KgositsileKeorapetse Kgositsile
(Poet, Journalist, Writer)

19 September 1938

South African

Bibhutibhushan BandyopadhyayBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
(Poet, Writer)

12 September 1894

Indian

Carl AndreCarl Andre
(Painter, Sculptor, Artist, Writer, Poet)

16 September 1935

American

Maurice MaeterlinckMaurice Maeterlinck
(Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright, Librettist)

29 August 1862

Belgian

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Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
(Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic designer, Photographer)

30 August 1883

Dutch

Rita DoveRita Dove
(Poet, Writer)

28 August 1952

American

Janet FrameJanet Frame
(Novelist, Essayist, Poet, Writer, Short story writer)

28 August 1924

New Zealander

Mario BenedettiMario Benedetti
(Poet, Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Essayist)

14 September 1920

Uruguayan

Bharatendu HarishchandraBharatendu Harishchandra
(Actor, Journalist, Writer, Poet)

09 September 1850

Indian

Alfred JarryAlfred Jarry
(Playwright, Writer, Poet, Novelist)

08 September 1873

French

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Franz WerfelFranz Werfel
(Writer, Poet, Playwright, Screenwriter, Science fiction writer)

10 September 1890

Austrian,Czech,American

Kenji MiyazawaKenji Miyazawa
(Poet, Novelist, Writer, Teacher, Esperantist, Agronomist, Children's writer)

27 August 1896

Japanese

Sonia SanchezSonia Sanchez
(American poet)

09 September 1934

American

Edward CarpenterEdward Carpenter
(Poet, Philosopher, Writer)

29 August 1844

British

Pierre de RonsardPierre de Ronsard
(Poet, Writer)

11 September 1524

French

Louis MacNeiceLouis MacNeice
(Poet, Writer, Playwright)

12 September 1907

British

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Steve KilbeySteve Kilbey
(Poet, Painter, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Record producer)

13 September 1954

Australian

Stevie SmithStevie Smith
(Poet, Illustrator, Novelist, Performer, Writer)

20 September 1902

British

ZemfiraZemfira
(Singer, Composer, Poet, Singer-songwriter)

26 August 1976

Russian

Breyten BreytenbachBreyten Breytenbach
(Poet, Writer, Painter)

16 September 1939

French,South African

Blaise CendrarsBlaise Cendrars
(War correspondent, Journalist, Poet, Writer, Novelist, Travel writer)

01 September 1887

Swiss,French

Walt KellyWalt Kelly
(Comics artist, Character animator, Reporter, Poet, Journalist)

25 August 1913

American

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Loren EiseleyLoren Eiseley
(Anthropologist, Philosopher, Poet)

03 September 1907

American

Thom GunnThom Gunn
(Writer)

29 August 1929

British

N. F. S. GrundtvigN. F. S. Grundtvig
(Poet, Historian, Philosopher, Theologian, Writer, Hymnwriter, Pastor, Politician, Titular bishop, Philology)

08 September 1783

Danish

Gurazada ApparaoGurazada Apparao
(author, poet)

21 September 1862

Indian

August Wilhelm SchlegelAugust Wilhelm Schlegel
(Linguist, Translator, Sanskrit scholar, Philosopher, Poet, Literary critic, Literary historian, Romanist, Playwright, University teacher, Writer, Indologist)

08 September 1767

German

Ivor GurneyIvor Gurney
(Poet, Composer, Author, Writer)

28 August 1890

British

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AarudhraAarudhra
(Poet, Songwriter, Writer, Historian, Author, Lyricist)

31 August 1925

Indian

Ivan FrankoIvan Franko
(Poet)

27 August 1856

Ukrainian

Rais AmrohviRais Amrohvi
(poet)

12 September 1914

Pakistani

Ingrid JonkerIngrid Jonker
(Poet, Writer)

19 September 1933

South African

Frédéric MistralFrédéric Mistral
(Writer, lexicographer,Poet)

08 September 1830

French

Jaroslav SeifertJaroslav Seifert
(Writer)

23 September 1901

Czech

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Christoph Martin WielandChristoph Martin Wieland
(German poet)

05 September 1733

German

Aleksey Konstantinovich TolstoyAleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy
(poet,novelist)

05 September 1817

Russian

Julian TuwimJulian Tuwim
(Lyricist)

13 September 1894

Polish

Eduard MörikeEduard Mörike
(German poet)

08 September 1804

German

Alexander RadishchevAlexander Radishchev
(Russian author)

31 August 1749

Russian

Alice Stone BlackwellAlice Stone Blackwell
(Journalist, Poet, Biographer, Feminist)

14 September 1857

American

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Charles ReznikoffCharles Reznikoff
(Poet, Writer, Poet lawyer, Lawyer)

31 August 1894

American

Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of BlessingtonMarguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
(Poet, Writer)

01 September 1789

British

Jeppe AakjærJeppe Aakjær
(Poet,novelist)

10 September 1866

Danish