Top 100 Famous Poets - All Time

Top 100 Famous Poets. This is a list of the 100 all-time most popular famous poets on PoetrySoup. This list of the 100 most popular famous poets in history (with their best poetry) as determined by website visitors.

RankFamous Poet 
1
Wordsworth, William
2
Wilde, Oscar
3
Shakespeare, William
4
Dickinson, Emily
5
Angelou, Maya
6
Tagore, Rabindranath
7
Frost, Robert
8
Hughes, Langston
9
Whitman, Walt
10
Silverstein, Shel
11
Blake, William
12
Plath, Sylvia
13
Neruda, Pablo
14
Tennyson, Alfred Lord
15
Kipling, Rudyard
16
Cummings, Edward Estlin (E E)
17
Yeats, William Butler
18
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
19
Naidu, Sarojini
20
Rossetti, Christina
21
Poe, Edgar Allan
22
Donne, John
23
Keats, John
24
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
25
Hardy, Thomas
26
Carroll, Lewis
27
Twain, Mark
28
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
29
Pushkin, Alexander
30
Thoreau, Henry David
31
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
32
Hugo, Victor
33
Byron, George (Lord)
34
Teasdale, Sara
35
Ezhuthachan, Thunchaththu Ramanujan
36
Nambiar, Kunchan
37
Austen, Jane
38
Stevenson, Robert Louis
39
Rilke, Rainer Maria
40
Burns, Robert
41
Lewis, C S
42
the Magnificent, Suleiman
43
Das, Gopabandhu
44
Stevens, Wallace
45
Herbert, George
46
Jonson, Ben
47
Basho, Matsuo
48
Moore, Thomas
49
Arnold, Matthew
50
Milton, John
51
Raleigh, Sir Walter
52
Service, Robert William
53
Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
54
von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang
55
Pillai, Changampuzha Krishna
56
Herrick, Robert
57
Alcott, Louisa May
58
Mistral, Gabriela
59
Baudelaire, Charles
60
Agustini, Delmira
61
Gibran, Kahlil
62
Southey, Robert
63
Scott, Sir Walter
64
Browning, Robert
65
Lear, Edward
66
Martí, José
67
Bradstreet, Anne
68
Bronte, Emily
69
Crane, Stephen
70
Chaucer, Geoffrey
71
García Lorca, Federico
72
Campbell, Thomas
73
Mayakovsky, Vladimir
74
Machado, Antonio
75
Shelley, Mary
76
Abercrombie, Lascelles
77
Buson, Yosa
78
Adams, Sarah Fuller Flower
79
Po, Li
80
Whittier, John Greenleaf
81
Alighieri, Dante
82
Hood, Thomas
83
Khayyam, Omar
84
Hikmet, Nazim
85
Riley, James Whitcomb
86
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
87
Pope, Alexander
88
Issa, Kobayashi
89
Homer,
90
Adolfo Becquer, Gustavo
91
Bai, Li
92
Marvell, Andrew
93
Lazarus, Emma
94
Bronte, Charlotte
95
Sappho,
96
Wei, Wang
97
Akahito, Yamabe no
98
Fu, Du
99
Hopkins, Gerard Manley
100
Rumi, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad

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