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Famous British Poets - Famous Poets from United Kingdom

This famous British poets and poems section is an educational list of poets and a source of biographical information and poetry of renown British poets. Here you will find famous poets of our time and times past from United Kingdom.

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Wordsworth, William - April 7, 1770 – April 23, 1850
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Shakespeare, William - April 1564 – April 23, 1616
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Blake, William - November 28, 1757 – August 12, 1827
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Kipling, Rudyard - December 30, 1865 – January 18, 1936
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Tennyson, Alfred Lord - August 6, 1809 – October 6, 1892
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Rossetti, Christina - December 5, 1830 – December 29, 1894
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Duffy, Carol Ann - December 23, 1955 – Present
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Donne, John - 1572 – March 31, 1631
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Keats, John - October 31, 1795 – February 23, 1821
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Shelley, Percy Bysshe - August 4, 1792 – July 8, 1822
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Carroll, Lewis - January 27, 1832 – January 14, 1898
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Hardy, Thomas - June 2, 1840 – January 11, 1928
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McGough, Roger - November 9, 1937 – Present
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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett - March 6, 1806 – June 29, 1861
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Byron, George (Lord) - January 22, 1788 – April 19, 1824
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Ayres, Pam - March 14, 1947 – Present
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Austen, Jane - December 16, 1775 – July 18, 1817
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Tolkien, J R R - January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973
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de la Mare, Walter - April 25, 1873 – June 22, 1956
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Betjeman, John - August 28, 1906 – May 19, 1984
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Jonson, Ben - June 11, 1572 – August 6, 1637
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Milton, John - December 9, 1608 – November 8, 1674
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Arnold, Matthew - 24 December 1822 – 15 April 1888
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Raleigh, Sir Walter - January 22, 1552 – October 29, 1618
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Herrick, Robert - August 24, 1591 – October 15, 1674
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Hughes, Ted - August 17, 1930 – October 28, 1998
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Lear, Edward - May 12, 1812 – January 29, 1888
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Chesterton, G K - 29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936
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Browning, Robert - May 7, 1812 – December 12, 1889
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Chaucer, Geoffrey - 1343 – October 25, 1400
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Southey, Robert - August 12, 1774 – March 21, 1843
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Bradstreet, Anne - c. 1612 – September 16, 1672
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Bronte, Emily - July 30, 1818 — December 19, 1848
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Masefield, John - June 1, 1878 - May 12, 1967
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Hood, Thomas - May 23, 1799 – May 3, 1845
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Shelley, Mary - August 30, 1797 – February 1, 1851
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Adams, Sarah Fuller Flower - February 22, 1805 – Au­gust 14, 1848
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Abercrombie, Lascelles - January 9, 1881 – October 27, 1938
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Pope, Alexander - May 21, 1688 – May 30, 1744
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Eliot, George - November 1819 – 22 December 1880
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Coleridge, Samuel Taylor - 21 October 1772 – 25 July 1834
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Seuss, Dr. - March 2, 1904  – September 24, 1991
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Thomas, Dylan - October 27, 1914 – November 9, 1953
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Bronte, Charlotte - April 21, 1816 – March 31, 1855
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Bridges, Robert Seymour - October 23, 1844 – April 21, 1930
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Crowley, Aleister - 12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947
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Marvell, Andrew - 31 March 1621 – 16 August 1678
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Larkin, Philip - August 9, 1922 – December 2, 1985
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Charles, Craig - July 11, 1964 – Present
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Housman, A E - 26 March 1859 – 30 April 1936
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Hopkins, Gerard Manley - 28 July 1844 – 8 June 1889
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Lee, Laurie - June 26, 1914 – May 13, 1997
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Morris, William - March 24, 1834 – October 3, 1896
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Graves, Robert - 24 July 1895 – 7 December 1985
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Dunmore, Helen - born 12 December 1952
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Aldington, Richard - July 8, 1892 – July 27, 1962
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Dryden, John - 9 August 1631 – 1 May 1700
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Cowper, William - 26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800
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Kay, Jackie - November 9, 1961 – Present
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Thiruvalluvar, - 2nd BC – 8th Century AC
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Carew, Thomas - 1595 – 22 March 1640
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Sassoon, Siegfried - September 8, 1886 – September 1, 1967
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Wyatt, Sir Thomas - 1503 – October 6, 1542
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Kingsley, Charles - 12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875
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Clare, John - 13 July 1793 – 20 May 1864
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Amis, Kingsley - April 16, 1922 – October 22, 1995
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Allingham, William - March 19, 1824 or 1828 – November 18, 1889
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Turner Smith, Charlotte - 4 May 1749 – 28 October 1806
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Finch, Anne Kingsmill - April 1661 – 5 August 1720
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Doherty, Pete - born 1979
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Hegley, John - October 1, 1953 – Present
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Marlowe, Christopher - baptised 26 February 1564 – 30 May 1593
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Crashaw, Richard - 1613 – 25 August 1649
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Sidney, Sir Philip - 30 November 1554 – 17 October 1586
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Bronte, Anne - January 17, 1820 – May 28, 1849
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Austin, Alfred - May 3, 1835 – June 2, 1913
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Addison, Joseph - 1672 – 1719
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Brooke, Rupert - August 3, 1887 – April 23, 1915
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Milne, Alan Alexander (A A) - January 18, 1882 – January 31, 1956
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Spenser, Edmund - c. 1552 – 13 January 1599
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Chatterton, Thomas - 20 November 1752 – 24 August 1770
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