Submit a Poem
Get Your Premium Membership
spacer


Famous Poets by Nationality | Country

A list of famous poets by country or nationality which includes poems and biographical information of the most famous poets. Read and enjoy famous poetry by famous Poets of various nationalities and countries.

12345678910...>>
 
Photo

Aali, Jamiluddin

Nawabzada Mirza Jamiluddin Ahmed Khan (Urdu : ) better known as Jamiluddin Aali (Urdu : ), PP, HI, (born 20 January 1926 in Delhi ) is a noted Urdu poet, critic, playwright, essayist, columnist, and scholar of Pakistan .
Photo

Abid, Abid Ali

Syed Abid Ali Abid (Urdu : ) was an Urdu and Persian poet and educator who was born on 17 September 1906 in Dera Ismail Khan, British India and died in Lahore, Pakistan on 20 January 1971.
Photo

Abraham Grafström, Anders

Anders Abraham Grafström (January 10, 1790; Sundsvall – July 24, 1870; Umeå) was a Swedish historian, priest and poet.. Swedish historian priest and poet
Photo

Acker, Kathy

Kathy Acker (née Karen Lehmann ; April 18, 1947 – November 30, 1997) was an American experimental novelist, punk poet, playwright, essayist, postmodernist and sex-positive feminist writer. She was strongly influenced by the Black Mountain School, William S. Burroughs, David Antin, French critical theory, philosophy, and pornography.
Photo

Ad-Deen, Adeeb Kamal

Adeeb Kamal Ad-Deen (Arabic : ) (born 1953) is an Iraqi Australian poet, journalist and translator writing in Arabic and in English.
Photo

Adamson, Hendrik

Hendrik Adamson (6 October  [ O.S. 24 September]  1891 – 7 March 1946) was an Estonian poet and teacher.
Photo

Adolfo Becquer, Gustavo

Gustavo Adolfo Domínguez Bastida, better known as Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, (February 17, 1836, Seville - December 22, 1870) was a Spanish post-romanticist poet and writer (mostly short stories), also a playwright, literary columnist, and talented drawer. Today he is considered one of the most important figures in Spanish literature. He adopted the alias of Bécquer as his brother Valeriano Bécquer, a painter, had done earlier. He was associated with the post-romanticism movement and wrote while realism was enjoying success in Spain. He was moderately well known during his life, but it was after his death that most of his works were published. His best known works are the Rhymes and the Legends, usually published together as Rimas y leyendas. These poems and tales are essential to the study of Spanish literature and common reading for high-school students in Spanish-speaking countries .
Photo

Adson, Artur

Artur Adson (3 February  [ O.S. 22 January]  1889 in Tartu – 5 January 1977 in Stockholm ) was an Estonian poet, writer and theatre critic.
Photo

Agustini, Delmira

Delmira Agustini (October 24, 1886 – July 6, 1914), a Uruguayan poet, is considered one of the greatest female Latin American poets of the early 20th century.
Photo

Aitken, Adam

Adam Aitken is an Australian poet .
Photo

Alavainu, Ave

Ave Alavainu (born 4 October 1942 in Tartu ) is an Estonian poet.
Photo

Albiston, Jordie

Jordie Albiston (born 30 September 1961) is a contemporary Australian poet and academic .
Photo

Aldenhoven, Kaye

Kaye Aldenhoven is an Australian poet and teacher.
Photo

Alexander Allan, James

James Alexander Allan (1879 – 1967) was an Australian poet and local historian.. Australian poet
Photo

Alexander Essbaum, Jill

Jill Alexander Essbaum, Christian erotic poet
Photo

Ali, Ahmad

Ahmed Ali (1910 in New Delhi – 14 January 1994 in Karachi ) (Urdu) was an Indian (later Pakistani ) novelist, poet, critic, translator, diplomat and scholar, who was responsible for writing Twilight in Delhi. Born in Delhi, India, Ahmed Ali was educated at Aligarh and Lucknow universities, graduating with first-class and first in the order of merit in both B.A. (Honours), 1930 and M.A. English, 1931. [ citation needed ] He taught at leading Indian universities including Lucknow and Allahabad from 1932–46 and joined the Bengal Senior Educational Service as professor and head of the English Department at Presidency College, Calcutta (1944–47). Ali was the BBC's Representative and Director in India during 1942–44. During the Partition of India, he was the British Council Visiting Professor to the University of China in Nanking as appointed by the British government of India. When he tried to return to India in 1948, K.P.S. Menon (then India's Ambassador to China ) did not let him and he was forced to move to Pakistan.
Photo

Allen, Leslie Holdsworthy

Leslie Holdsworth Allen (21 June 1879 – 5 January 1964) was an Australian academic and poet. He was Professor of English at the Royal Military College, Duntroon, the senior lecturer of English and Latin at Canberra University College and chairman of the Literature Censorship Board.
Photo

Allen, Richard James

Richard James Allen (born 1960) is a contemporary Australian poet, dancer and filmmaker. The former Artistic Director of the Poets Union Inc, and founding director of the Australian Poetry Festival, Richard was Co-Artistic Director with Karen Pearlman of That Was Fast (New York City) and Tasdance (Launceston), and now at The Physical TV Company (Sydney).
Photo

Alliksaar, Artur

Artur Alliksaar (15 April 1923 in Tartu – 12 August 1966 in Tartu) was an Estonian poet .
Photo

Alvarez, Ivy

Ivy Alvarez is an award-winning Filipino Australian poet, editor, and reviewer currently residing in Wales. A prolific writer, Alvarez has had her work featured in various publications in Australia, Canada, England, the Philippines, Ireland, Russia, Scotland, Wales, the USA, South Africa, and online.
Photo

Amrohi, Nasim

Nasim Amrohvi or Naseem Amrohvi (1908–1987) Urdu :, was an Urdu poet, philosopher, and lexicographer who was born as Syed Qaim Raza Taqvi on 24 August 1908 in Amroha, India .
Photo

Amrohi, Quaim

Qaem Amrohvi Urdu : was a famous Urdu poet, philosopher and thinker. His verses are basically in the praise of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.).
Photo

Amrohvi, Rais

Syed Muhammad Mehdi, known as Rais Amrohvi (or Raees Amrohvi ) () (1988-1914) was a noted scholar, Urdu poet and psychoanalyst from Pakistan .
Photo

Angel, Ernst

Ernst Angel (11 August 1894, Vienna, Austria - 10 January 1986, Newark, New Jersey ) was an Austrian born poet, theatre and film critic, screen play author, film director and publisher who later became a psychologist .
Photo

Ansari, Sahar

Professor Sahar Ansari, TI (Urdu) is an Urdu poet, critic, and scholar of Urdu literature and linguistics from Pakistan. [ citation needed ] He remained associated with the University of Karachi as Professor and Chairman of Urdu department.
12345678910...>>