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 World's greatest poets from different countries and different centuries are listed here. 17th century's William Shakespeare meets 20th century's Walt Whitman.
William Wordsworth
William Wordsworth (April 7, 1770 – April 23, 1850) was a major English romantic...

Walt Whitman
Walter Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, j...

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616) was an English poet...

William Blake
William Blake (November 28, 1757 – August 12, 1827) was an English poet, painter...

William Barnes
William Barnes (22nd February 1801 - 7th October 1886) was an English writer, po...

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle (December 4, 1795 – February 5, 1881) ...

William Allingham
William Allingham (March 19, 1824 or 1828 - November 18, 1889) was an Irish man ...

William Browne
William Browne (1590?-1645?) was an English poet, born at Tavistock, Devon, ...

Thomas Lodge
Thomas Lodge (c. 1558–1625) was an English dramatist and writer of the Elizabeth...

William Ernest Henley
William Ernest Henley (August 23, 1849 – July 11, 1903) was an English poet, ...

William Knox
William Knox (1789 - 1825), poet, son of a farmer in Roxburghshire, wrote ...

Thomas Traherne
Thomas Traherne, MA (1636 or 1637, Hereford, England - ca. September 27, 1674, ...

Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) ...

The Venerable Bede
'The Venerable Bede translates John' ...

Thomas Weelkes
Thomas Weelkes (baptised 25 October 1576 – buried 1 December 1623) was an ...

William Cowper
William Cowper (November 26, 1731 – April 25, 1800) was an English ...

Vachel Lindsay
Nicholas Vachel Lindsay (November 10, 1879 – December 5, 1931) was an American ...

Thomas MacDonagh
Thomas MacDonagh (1 February 1878 – 3 May 1916) ...

William Habington
William Habington (November 4, 1605 - November 30, 1654), was an English poet. ...

W. N. Hodgson
William Noel Hodgson MC (3 January 1893- 1 July 1916) was an English poet of the...

Ursula Askham Fanthorpe
Ursula Askham Fanthorpe (born 1929 in Kent) is a significant English poet. ...

Thomas Hood
Thomas Hood (May 23, 1799 - May 3, 1845) was a British humorist and ...

Tennessee Williams
Thomas Lanier Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983), better known by...

Vladimir Nabokov
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov (April 23 [O.S. April 10] 1899, Saint ...

Vincent Starrett
Vincent Starrett (October 26, 1886 – January 5, 1974) was an American writer and...

Thomas Pringle
Thomas Pringle (January 5, 1789 – December 5, 1834) was a Scottish ...

Tony Harrison
Tony Harrison (born April 30, 1937) is an English poet. He was born in Leeds and...

Wendy Cope
Wendy Cope (born 21 July 1945) is a contemporary English poet. Born in Erith, ...

X. J. Kennedy
X. J. Kennedy (born 21 August 1929, Dover, New Jersey) is a poet, translator, ...

William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats (13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish ...

Vikram Seth
Vikram Seth ( born June 20, 1952 ...

Wendell Berry
Wendell Berry (born August 5, 1934, Henry County, Kentucky) is an American man ...

Tarjei Vesaas
Tarjei Vesaas (August 20, 1897 - March 15, 1970) was a Norwegian poet and ...

Willa Sibert Cather
Wilella Sibert Cather (December 7, 1873 – April 24, 1947) is an eminent ...

Wang Wei
Wang Wei (traditional Chinese ...

W.S. Gilbert
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 – 29 May 1911) was an English ...

Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Edward Salter Owen MC (March 18, 1893 – November 4, 1918) ...

Thomas Hoccleve
Thomas Occleve (or Hoccleve) (c. 1368 – 1426), English poet, was born probably ...

Thomas Ford
Thomas Ford (c. 1580–November 17, 1648) was an English composer, lutenist, viol ...

William Brighty Rands
Born in 1823, William Brighty Rands published several volumes of children's ...

Thomas Campbell
Thomas Campbell (July 27, 1777 - June 15, 1844) was a Scottish ...

Thomas Parnell
Thomas Parnell (September 11, 1679 – October 24, 1718) was a poet, ...

Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) was a major ...

Wilfred Gibson
Wilfred Gibson is a violinist who played in the band Electric Light Orchestra ...

William Hamilton
William Hamilton (1665? Gilbertfield, Cambuslang, Scotland – 1751) was a ...

Tomas Transtromer
Tomas Transtrφmer (born April 15, 1931) is a Swedish writer, poet and ...

Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko (Russian: Евге́&...

William McGonagall
William Topaz McGonagall (1825 – 29 September 1902) was a Scottish weaver, ...

William Wilfred Campbell
William Wilfred Campbell (1 June 1858 – 1 January 1918) was a ...

W.H. Davies
William Henry Davies or WH Davies (1871 - September 26, 1940), was a Welsh poet ...

William Jay Smith
William Jay Smith (born 1918) is an American poet. Born in Winnfield, Louisiana,...

Toru Dutt
Toru Dutt (March 4, 1856 - August 30, 1877) was an English and French poet and ...

Thomas Lynch
Thomas Lynch (born 1948 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American poet, essayist, and...

W. J. Turner
Walter James Redfern Turner (October 13, 1889 – November 18, 1946) was an ...

Willie Dixon
Willie Dixon's style of blues was one of the inspirations for a new generation ...

Thomas Stearns Eliot
Thomas Stearns Eliot, OM (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965), was a poet, ...

Thomas Morley
Thomas Morley (1557 or 1558 – October 1602) was an English composer, ...

William Strode
William Strode (1598-1645), English parliamentarian, ...

William Morris
William Morris (March 24, 1834 – October 3, 1896) was an English artist, ...

Thomas Tickell
Thomas Tickell, (December 17, 1685 – April 23, 1740), was a minor English poet ...

Thomas Sackville, earl of Dorset
Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset (1536 – April 19, 1608) was an English ...

William Miller
Poems Willie Winkie Biographical informa...

William Stevenson
Sir William Stevenson (1530 - 1575) was a English poet. ...

William Roscoe
William Roscoe (March 8, 1753 - June 30, 1831), was an English historian and mis...

Tanith Lee
Tanith Lee (born September 19, 1947) is a British writer of science fiction, ...

William Byrd
William Byrd (between 1534 and 1543 – 4 July 1623) ...

Walter Alexander Raleigh
Professor Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh (September 5, 1861 - May 13, 1922) was a ...

Thomas Randolph
Thomas Randolph (June, 1605 – March, 1635), English poet and dramatist, was born...

Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor (January 30, 1775 – September 17, 1864) was an English ...

Thomas Moore
Thomas Moore (May 28, 1779 – February 25, 1852) was an Irish poet, ...

Thomas Ernest Hulme
Thomas Ernest Hulme (September 16, 1883 – 28 September 1917) was an English ...

William Carlos Williams
William Carlos Williams (sometimes known as WCW) (September 17, 1883 – March 4, ...

William Lisle Bowles
William Lisle Bowles (September 24, 1762 - April 7, 1850) was an English poet an...

Ted Hughes
Edward James Hughes OM (17 August 1930 – 28 October 1998) was an English poet an...

Tom Skeyhill
After training in Egypt, Tom Skeyhill fought as a regimental signaller of the ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay
Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, PC (25 October 1800 – 28 December...

Tom Brown
Jones, William R.. “Brown, Thomas (bap. 1663, d. 1704).” Oxford Dictionary of ...

Walter Porter
Poems Love in Thy Yo...

William John Macquorn Rankine
William John Macquorn Rankine (July 5, 1820 - December 24, 1872) ...

William Cecil
Poems To Daughter A...

William Oldys
William Oldys in 1795William Oldys (July 14, 1696 - April 15, 1761), was an ...

William Johnson Cory
William Johnson Cory (1823 - 1892, born William Johnson) was an ...

William Mickle
Poems And will I see his f...

William Langland
Langland's Dreamer: from an illuminated initial in a Piers Plowman manuscript ...

Thomas Dekker
Thomas Dekker (c. 1572 – August 25, 1632) was an Elizabethan dramatist and ...

William Henry Drummond
William Henry Drummond (April 13, 1854 – April 6, 1907) ...

Woodrow Wilson
Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856–February 3, 1924), was the ...

Thomas Parke D'Invilliers
Thomas Parke D'Invilliers is both a pen name of Francis Scott Fitzgerald and a ...

Will H. Ogilvie
William Henry Ogilvie (1869–1963) was a Scottish-Australian narrative poet and ...

William Shenstone
William Shenstone (November 18, 1714 – February 11, 1763) was ...

Thomas William Hodgson Crosland
Thomas William Hodgson Crosland was born in Leeds on July 21, 1865. He was among...

Thomas Carew
Thomas Carew (pronounced like "Carey") (1595 – March 22, 1640) was an English ...

Thomas Craig
Sir Thomas Craig, Knt., (c. 1538 - February 26, 1608) was a Scottish jurist and ...

Thomas Nashe
Thomas Nashe (November 1567–1601) was an English Elizabethan pamphleteer, poet ...

William Collins
William Collins (25 December 1721 – 12 June 1759), English poet ...

Thomas Campion
Thomas Campion, (sometimes Campian) (February 12, 1567 – March 1, 1620) was an ...

Thomas Love Peacock
Thomas Love Peacock (October 18, 1785 - January 23, 1866) was an English satiris...

Winthrop Mackworth Praed
Winthrop Mackworth Praed (28 July 1802 – 15 July 1839) was an English politician...

W.S. Merwin
William Stanley Merwin (born September 30, 1927 in New York City) is one of the ...

William Cosmo Monkhouse
William Cosmo Monkhouse (March 18, 1840 – July 20, 1901), English poet and ...

Yusef Komunyakaa
Yusef Komunyakaa (1947- ) is an eminent American poet who ...

Thomas Lord Vaux
Poems The Aged Lover Renounceth Love ...

William Warner
William Warner, (1558? - March 9, 1609), was an English poet, born in London abo...

Thomas Lux
Thomas Lux was born in Northampton, Massachusetts, son of a milkman and a Sears ...

Thomas Percy
Thomas Percy (April 13, 1729 - September 30, 1811), Bishop of Dromore, and is ...

Thomas Lovell Beddoes
Halsey, Alan. “Beddoes, Thomas Lovell (1803-1849).” Oxford Dictionary of ...

Thomas Edward Brown
Thomas Edward Brown (May 5, 1830 - October 29, 1897), Manx poet, scholar and ...

Thomas Bateson
Thomas Bateson, Batson or Betson (c.1570 - 1630) was an English writer of ...

William Drummond of Hawthornden
William Drummond (December 13, 1585–December 4, 1649), called "of Hawthornden" ...

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (August 17, 1840–September 10, 1922) was a British poet and...

Thomas Warton the younger
Thomas Warton, the YoungerThomas Warton (January 9, 1728 – May 21, 1790) was an ...

Theodore Huebner Roethke
Theodore Huebner Roethke (May 25, 1908 – August 1, ...

William Gray of Reading
Poems The King's Hunt is up Biographical infor...

Thomas Buchanan Read
Thomas Buchanan Read (1822 - 1872), American poet, was a portrait-painter, and ...

Vladimir Mayakovsky
Vladimirovich Mayakovsky (July 19 [O.S. July 7] 1893 – April 14, 1930) was a ...

Thomas Henry Huxley
Thomas Henry Huxley PC, FRS (4 May 1825 Ealing – 29 June 1895 Eastbourne, ...

Theodore William Graf Wratislaw
Theodore William Graf Wratislaw (1871-1933), Count of the Holy Roman Empire, was...

William Makepeace Thackeray
William Makepeace Thackeray ( July 18, 1811 – December 24, 1863) was an Englis...

Yamabe no Akahito
Kuniyoshi, Yamabe no Akahito (700 - 736) was a ...

William Dunbar
William Dunbar (c. 1460 – c. 1520), Scottish poet, was probably a native of East...

Thom Gunn
Thom Gunn (29 August 1929 - 25 April 2004) was an Anglo-American poet. ...

Ted Kooser
Ted Kooser (b. April 25, 1939, Ames, Iowa) is an American poet who was the ...

William Stafford
William Edgar Stafford (January 17, 1914 – August 28, 1993) was an American poet...

William Logan
William Logan (born 1950) is an American poet, critic and scholar. He was born ...

William Cullen Bryant
William Cullen Bryant (November 3, 1794 - June 12, 1878) an ...

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Thomas Gray
Thomas Gray (December 26, 1716 – July 30, 1771), was an English poet, classical ...

William Vaughn Moody
William Vaughn Moody (July 8, 1869 – October 17, 1910) was a U.S. dramatist and ...

Trumbull Stickney
Joseph Trumbull Stickney (June 20, 1874 - October 11, 1904) was an American ...

William Empson
Sir William Empson (27 September 1906 – 15 April 1984) was an ...

Weldon Kees
Harry Weldon Kees (February 24, 1914- presumed dead July 18, 1955) was an ...

Virgil
Publius Vergilius Maro (October 15, 70 BCE – September 21, 19 BCE), later called...

Thomas Chatterton
Thomas Chatterton (November 20, 1752 – August 24, 1770) was an English poet and ...

Zachary Richard
Zachary Richard is a Louisiana singer, songwriter, and poet who works in both ...

Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Thomas Bailey Aldrich (11 November 1836 – 19 March 1907) ...

Tom Lehrer
Thomas Andrew "Tom" Lehrer (born April 9, 1928) is an American ...

Wystan Hugh Auden
Wystan Hugh Auden (21 February 1907 – 29 September 1973, who signed his works W....

Yosa Buson
Grave of Yosa Buson, or Yosa no Buson (1716 ¨C December 25, ...

Walter de la Mare
Walter John de la Mare, OM CH (April 25, 1873 – June 22, 1956), was an English ...