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Most Famous Poets In History

top-10-famous-poets-of-history“I wish our clever young poets would remember homely definition of prose and poetry”. Though the trend of poetry is a little bit lost in the current era of hustle and bustle but the admirers of poetry are still out there trying to revive what deserves to be eternal.

Such was the impact of the poets on the culture from around the 16th century to late 19th century.

Many awesome people left us in this time span, names who are eternal and their deaths though inevitable but cannot be forsaken.

10. William Wordsworth

He was a very famous poet born on 7 April, 1770. He was the pioneer of the introduction of English Literature who left some amazingly inspiring pieces of art, poems and literature that can inspire the most crude mind.He died in 1850.

9. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

He was born on 21 October, 1772. He was a pal of William Wordsworth. he intended to pave a man’s mind towards the great English literature and by his endless endeavors he succeeded in making most out of his life  . He died in the year 1834.

8. William Shakespeare

A man whose name will chime in the halls of literature till the end of his time and he is indeed worth describing. With over 154 sonnets under his coat. He conquered the world with his out standing works of art, including the famous Romeo and Juliat, a tale that will remain in the hearts of people for ages.

7. Alfred Lord Tennyson

He was born on 6 August, 1809 in Somersby. Mr. Alfred has been hailed as one of the greatest poets of his ages and has been a guiding star ofor the upcoming generations. He died 6 October an age of 83.

6. Percy Shelly

He was born on 4 August, 1792. Percy made some significant writing revolutions in his short but memorable life, his most work revolved around romance but the work he put into his poems has been indeed a work of art and has been admired for ages like the Time by him has been a personnel favorite. He died in a sea storm on 8 July 1822 at a tender age and gaining world recognition.

5. John Keats

He was a very famous poet born in Moorgate on October 31, 1795, London to Thomas and Frances Keats. He produced some marvelous pieces of writing and his name shall live for ever in light of his great successes. He died in young age of 25 in 1821 February.

4. Lord Byron

Lord Byron was a man of parts having a great personality and he reflected his great personality on his work of art and he indeed made a significant role in the age of poetry. He was a prolific writer and he competed with his competition by his pen.He passed away in April of 19, 1824.

3. Rabindranath Tagore

Born on 7 May 1861, the man was the first non-European who was deemed withe the greatest honor of the Nobel Prize in Literature for his work  on Gitanjali in 1913. He was a symbol of Bengal Renaissance and his modern interpretations revolutionized the history of art and literature. “Where the Mind is Without Fear” is his greatest work over the ages and has been a mark of excellence for many inspiring writers.

2. Robert Frost

A big name in the history of America and a striking personality when it came to poetry and literature on the face of the earth. Robert frost is the proud owner of 4 Pulitzer Prizes, an honor worth dying for.“Road Not Taken” is indeed a landmark of his life and has been milestone for many of his fans. He was born on March 26, 1874 and lived a full life and passed away at the age of 88 in USA. the man clearly left a mark of his endeavors on the Earth.

1. Maya Angelou

Maya was born on April 4, 1928. The title of her greatest work “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” is indeed more than enough to signify her beautiful writing skills and the depth of her work and endeavors to make her mark on the face of the earth.


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