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

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

Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieChimamanda Ngozi Adichie
15 September 1977, Nigerian
Writer

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

Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
31 August 1919, Indian
Writer

Siegfried SassoonSiegfried Sassoon
08 September 1886, British
 
Richard CabralRichard Cabral
28 August 1984, Mexican, American
Actor

Michael OndaatjeMichael Ondaatje
12 September 1943, Canadian
Canadian poet
Robert LaSardoRobert LaSardo
20 September 1963, American
Actor

Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
23 September 1908, Indian
Poet

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

Claude McKayClaude McKay
15 September 1889, Jamaican, American
Writer

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

Ludovico AriostoLudovico Ariosto
08 September 1474, Italian
Poet

Alfred NoyesAlfred Noyes
16 September 1880, British
Poet

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

Orson Scott CardOrson Scott Card
24 August 1951, American
Novelist
Ali KemalAli Kemal
07 September 1867, Turkish
Journalist

Carmine GiovinazzoCarmine Giovinazzo
24 August 1973, American
Actor

Frederick ForsythFrederick Forsyth
25 August 1938, British
Author
Mary OliverMary Oliver
10 September 1935, American
Poet, Writer

Talib JauhariTalib Jauhari
27 August 1939, Pakistani
Islamic scholar
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

Gala DalíGala Dalí
07 September 1894, Russian
Poet
Taslima NasrinTaslima Nasrin
25 August 1962, Bangladeshi
Poet, Physician, Novelist, Essayist, Writer,

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

John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
28 August 1906, British
Poet

Guillaume ApollinaireGuillaume Apollinaire
25 August 1880, French, Italian
Poet

Satinder SartaajSatinder Sartaaj
31 August 1982, Indian
Singer
Emperor Xuanzong of TangEmperor Xuanzong of Tang
08 September 0685, Chinese
Ruler
Linton Kwesi JohnsonLinton Kwesi Johnson
24 August 1952, Jamaican
Poet

Johann Gottfried HerderJohann Gottfried Herder
25 August 1744, German, Polish
Philosopher

Bibhutibhushan BandyopadhyayBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
12 September 1894, Indian
Poet, Writer

A. S. ByattA. S. Byatt
24 August 1936
Novelist
Sonia SanchezSonia Sanchez
09 September 1934, American
American poet

Sergei YeseninSergei Yesenin
21 September 1895, Russian
poet, writer

Emilie AutumnEmilie Autumn
22 September 1979, American
Singer, Poet, Violinist, Pianist

Keorapetse KgositsileKeorapetse Kgositsile
19 September 1938, South African
Poet, Journalist, Writer

AarudhraAarudhra
31 August 1925, Indian
Poet, Songwriter, Writer, Historian, Author,
Edward CarpenterEdward Carpenter
29 August 1844, British
Poet, Philosopher, Writer

Maurice MaeterlinckMaurice Maeterlinck
29 August 1862, Belgian
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright,
Alfred JarryAlfred Jarry
08 September 1873, French
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Novelist

Kenji MiyazawaKenji Miyazawa
27 August 1896, Japanese
Poet, Novelist, Writer, Teacher, Esperantist,

Jean ArpJean Arp
16 September 1886, German, French
Sculptor
Victor SpinettiVictor Spinetti
02 September 1929, British, Welsh
Actor

Mario BenedettiMario Benedetti
14 September 1920, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Essayist
Rita DoveRita Dove
28 August 1952, American
Poet, Writer

Franz WerfelFranz Werfel
10 September 1890, Austrian, Czech, American
Writer, Poet, Playwright, Screenwriter, Science

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

Habib TanvirHabib Tanvir
01 September 1923, Indian
Playwright

Bharatendu HarishchandraBharatendu Harishchandra
09 September 1850, Indian
Writer
Louis MacNeiceLouis MacNeice
12 September 1907, British
Poet, Writer, Playwright

Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
30 August 1883, Dutch
Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic

Carl AndreCarl Andre
16 September 1935, American
Painter, Sculptor, Artist, Writer, Poet

ZemfiraZemfira
26 August 1976, Russian
Singer, Composer, Poet, 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

Sarah Orne JewettSarah Orne Jewett
03 September 1849, American
Novelist
Ingrid JonkerIngrid Jonker
19 September 1933, South African
Poet, Writer

Phoebe CaryPhoebe Cary
04 September 1822, American
American poets

Stevie SmithStevie Smith
20 September 1902, British
Poet, Illustrator, Novelist, Performer, Writer
Walt KellyWalt Kelly
25 August 1913, American
Comics artist, Character animator, Reporter, Poet,

Loren EiseleyLoren Eiseley
03 September 1907, American
Anthropologist, Philosopher, Poet
Édouard GlissantÉdouard Glissant
21 September 1928, French
Writer

Breyten BreytenbachBreyten Breytenbach
16 September 1939, French, South African
Poet, Writer, Painter

Donald HallDonald Hall
20 September 1928, American
Poet
Blaise CendrarsBlaise Cendrars
01 September 1887, Swiss, French
War correspondent, Journalist, Poet, Writer,

Thom GunnThom Gunn
29 August 1929, British
Writer
August Wilhelm SchlegelAugust Wilhelm Schlegel
08 September 1767, German
Linguist, Translator, Sanskrit scholar,

Edmund GosseEdmund Gosse
21 September 1849, British
Poet

Pierre de RonsardPierre de Ronsard
11 September 1524, French
Poet, Writer

Juliusz SłowackiJuliusz Słowacki
04 September 1809, Polish, Ukrainian
Poet
Eugene FieldEugene Field
02 September 1850, American
Writer
N. F. S. GrundtvigN. F. S. Grundtvig
08 September 1783, Danish
Author

Nasir KhusrawNasir Khusraw
28 August 1004, Tajikistani
Poet

Ivan FrankoIvan Franko
27 August 1856, Ukrainian
Poet

Clemens BrentanoClemens Brentano
09 September 1778, German
Poet
Louise Bennett-CoverleyLouise Bennett-Coverley
07 September 1919, Jamaican
Poet

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

Nicanor ParraNicanor Parra
05 September 1914, Chilean
Poet

Gurazada ApparaoGurazada Apparao
21 September 1862, Indian
author, poet

Julian TuwimJulian Tuwim
13 September 1894, Polish
Lyricist
Joaquin MillerJoaquin Miller
08 September 1837, American
Poet

Rais AmrohviRais Amrohvi
12 September 1914, Pakistani
poet
Frédéric MistralFrédéric Mistral
08 September 1830, French
Writer, lexicographer,Poet

Christoph Martin WielandChristoph Martin Wieland
05 September 1733, German
German poet
Ibn JubayrIbn Jubayr
01 September 1145, Spanish
Geographer
Aleksey Konstantinovich TolstoyAleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy
05 September 1817, Russian
poet,novelist