spain Famous Poets from Spain

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List of notable or famous poets from Spain, with bios and photos, including the top poets born in Spain and even some popular poets who immigrated to Spain. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Spanish 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 Spain is included when available.

This list includes Federico García Lorca, George Santayana and more people.

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

Use this list of renowned Spanish 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. (47 items)
Abbas Ibn Firnas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Poets from Spain
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Abbas ibn Firnas, also known as Abbas Abu al-Qasim ibn Firnas ibn Wirdas al-Takurini, was an Andalusian polymath: an inventor, physician, engineer, Andalusian musician, and Arabic-language poet. Often said to be of Berber descent, he was born in Izn-Rand Onda, Al-Andalus, lived in the Umayyad ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (810-887)

Birthplace: Ronda, Spain

Profession: Pilot, Poet, Musician, Inventor, Physician, + more

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Alfonso Vallejo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Poets from Spain
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Alfonso Vallejo is a Spanish playwright, poet, painter and neurologist. He has published 34 plays and 25 poetry books. Vallejo was awarded the Lope de Vega prize in 1976 for his play "El desgüace". "Ácido Sulfúrico" was the runner up prize in 1975. In 1978 he received the Internacional Tirso de ...more

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Age: 74

Birthplace: Europe, Cantabria, Santander, Southern Europe, Spain, + more

Profession: Neurologist, Painter, Poet, Playwright

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Ana Tena is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Poets from Spain
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Ana Tena Puy is an Aragonese writer in Ribagorçan Aragonese. ...more

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Age: 49

Profession: Poet, Writer

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Ángel González Muñiz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Poets from Spain
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Ángel González Muñiz was a major Spanish poet of the twentieth century. González was born in Oviedo. He took a law degree at the University of Oviedo and, in 1950, moved to Madrid to work in Civil Administration. It was in Madrid that he first began to write and publish his poetry, becoming friends ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1925-2008)

Birthplace: Oviedo, Spain

Profession: Poet

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