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

List features people like Czesław Miłosz, Antoni Lange and more!

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

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Adam Mickiewicz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Poets from Poland
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Adam Bernard Mickiewicz was a Polish poet, dramatist, essayist, publicist, translator, professor of Slavic literature, and political activist. He is regarded as national poet in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus. A principal figure in Polish Romanticism, he is counted one of Poland's "Three Bards" and ...more

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Age: Died at 57 (1798-1855)

Birthplace: Zavosse

Profession: Poet, Writer

Credits: Pan Tadeusz, The Lost Town of Switez, A Tale of Adam Mickiewicz's 'Forefathers' Eve, Pan Tadeusz

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Adam Zagajewski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Poets from Poland
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Adam Zagajewski is a Polish poet, novelist, translator and essayist. He was awarded the 2004 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. ...more

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Age: 71

Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine

Profession: Poet, Novelist, Essayist, Translator

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Andrzej Tadeusz Kijowski is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Poets from Poland
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Andrzej Tadeusz Kijowski is a Polish aesthetician, theatre critic, literary critic, poet and publicist. Son of the writer Andrzej Kijowski. From 1976 to 1989 participated in the democratic opposition. Cooperated with KOR and NOWa.From 1990 to 1994 helped to create the new self-government. He worked ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Kraków, Poland

Profession: Theatre Director, Poet, Journalist, Author, Writer

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Antoni Lange is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Poets from Poland
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Antoni Lange was a Polish poet, philosopher, polyglot, writer, novelist, science-writer, reporter and translator. A representative of Polish Parnassianism and symbolism, he is also regarded as belonging to the Decadent movement. He was an expert on Romanticism, French literature and a popularizer of ...more

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Age: Died at 67 (1862-1929)

Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland

Profession: Poet, Journalist, Translator, Writer, Philosopher

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