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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 is widely regarded as Poland's greatest poet. He is also considered one of the greatest Slavic and European poets and has been dubbed a "Slavic bard". A leading Romantic dramatist, he has been compared in Poland and Europe to Byron and Goethe. He is known chiefly for the poetic drama Dziady and the national epic poem Pan Tadeusz. His other influential works include Konrad Wallenrod and Grażyna. All ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 57 (1798-1855)

Birthplace: Zavosse

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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 on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine

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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 at Nowa Telewizja and TV Polonia 1 in Warsaw from 1992 to 1995, where he made over 250 television programmes. Author of the Garden Theatre Competition and the Frascati Gardens arts festival. Member of the Polish Writers’ Association, the Polish Journalists’ Association, and the Freedom of Word Association. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Europe, Kraków, Poland, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, + more

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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 culture of Eastern cultures. His novel Miranda is known in some circles. He translated English, French, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, Indian, American, Serbian, Egyptian and Oriental writers into Polish and Polish poets into French and English. He was also one of the most original poets of the Young Poland movement. His work is often compared to Stéphane Mallarmé and Charles Marie René Leconte de ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 67 (1862-1929)

Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland

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