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Famous Poets from Germany

List of notable or famous poets from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top poets born in Germany and even some popular poets who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German poets then this list is the perfect resource for you. These poets are sorted alphabetically, and information about each well-known poet from Germany is included when available.

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This historic poets from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German poets of note?" and "Who are the most famous poets from Germany?" These prominent poets of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German poets.

Use this list of renowned German poets to discover some new poets that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (48 items)
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    Arno Holz 1863

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    Eva Strittmatter 1930

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    Friedrich Hölderlin 1770

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    Gustav Leutelt 1860

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    Max Bewer 1861

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    Rolf Dieter Brinkmann 1940

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