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List of Famous Poets

List of famous poets, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top poets in the world? This includes the most prominent poets, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable poets is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic poets were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned poets.

Items here include everything from Bob Dylan to Paul McCartney.

From reputable, prominent, and well known poets to the lesser known poets of today, these are some of the best professionals in the poet field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous poets ever?" and "What are the names of famous poets?" then you're in the right place. (1872 items)
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    A V. Christie age 51

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    Died at 93 (1907-2000)

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    Died at 64 (1929-1993)

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    Died at 75 (1926-2001)

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    Aaron Hill Died at 65 (1685-1750)

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    Died at 73 (1925-1998)

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    Died at 59 (1845-1904)

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    Died at 69 (1918-1987)

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    Died at 75 (1889-1964)

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    Died at 77 (810-887)

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    Abdillahi Suldaan Mohammed Timacade Died at 53 (1920-1973)

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    Abdourahman Waberi age 49

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    Abdulla Aliş Died at 36 (1908-1944)

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    Died at 58 (1904-1962)

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    Died at 86 (1921-2007)

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    Died at 71 (1920-1991)

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    Died at 70 (1924-1994)

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    Abraham Burickson age 39

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    Died at 97 (1913-2010)

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    Died at 48 (1838-1886)

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    Abu Layla al-Muhalhel

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    Died at 58 (756-814)

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    Abu Tammam Died at 40 (805-845)

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    Abusaeid Abolkheir Died at 82 (967-1049)

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    Abuzar Aydamirov Died at 72 (1933-2005)

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    Acharya Kuber Nath Rai Died at 63 (1933-1996)

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    Died at 75 (1870-1945)

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    age 38

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    Died at 57 (1798-1855)

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    Died at 71 (1779-1850)

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    Died at 39 (1865-1904)

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