Famous Poets from the Netherlands

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 among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known poet from the Netherlands is included when available.

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

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.

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  • Albert Verwey
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    • Age: Dec. at 71 (1865-1937)
    • Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Age: Dec. at 77 (1918-1996)
    • Birthplace: Glanerbrug, Netherlands
  • Bertus Aafjes
    Photo: user uploaded image
    • Age: Dec. at 78 (1914-1993)
    • Birthplace: Netherlands, Amsterdam, European Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands, North Holland
  • Edgar du Perron
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    • Age: Dec. at 40 (1899-1940)
    • Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia