Famous Poets from Switzerland

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

List contains people like Hermann Hesse and Philippe Jaccottet.

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

Use this list of renowned Swiss 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. {#nodes}
  • Blaise Cendrars
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  • Carl Spitteler
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