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Famous Poets from the Netherlands

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

This list includes Isabelle de Charrière, Simon Carmiggelt and more items.

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

Use this list of renowned Dutch 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. (28 items)
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    Born: 1865
    Birthplace: Europe, Netherlands, Amsterdam, European Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands + 2 more
    Nationality: Netherlands
    Profession: Poet
    Place Of Death: Europe, Netherlands, South Holland, European Netherlands, Noordwijk + 2 more
    Date Of Death: 1937
    Albert Verwey : see more

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    Born: 1918
    Birthplace: Glanerbrug, Europe, Netherlands, European Netherlands, Overijssel + 2 more
    Nationality: Netherlands
    Profession: Poet, Writer
    Date Of Death: 1996
    Bert Schierbeek : see more

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    Born: 1914
    Birthplace: Europe, Netherlands, Amsterdam, European Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands + 2 more
    Nationality: Netherlands
    Profession: Poet
    Place Of Death: Europe, Netherlands, European Netherlands, Venlo, Kingdom of the Netherlands + 2 more
    Date Of Death: 1993
    Bertus Aafjes : see more

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    Born: 1899
    Birthplace: Eurasia, Indonesia, Jabodetabek, Java, Jakarta
    Nationality: Netherlands
    Profession: Poet, Journalist, Author, Writer
    Place Of Death: Europe, Netherlands, Bergen, European Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands + 2 more
    Date Of Death: 1940
    Edgar du Perron : see more

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    Born: 1944
    Birthplace: Europe, Netherlands, European Netherlands, Winterswijk, Kingdom of the Netherlands + 2 more
    Nationality: Netherlands
    Profession: Poet, Literary critic, Translator, Playwright
    Place Of Death: Europe, Netherlands, Amsterdam, European Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands + 2 more
    Date Of Death: 2012
    Gerrit Komrij : see more

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