5. John Keats
Keats was born on October 31, 1795 in Moorgate, London to Thomas and Frances Keats. Perhaps, another of the established Romantic poets, Keats received praise for his series of odes unto nature’s various facets. His writings were smooth in emotional flow and description.
4. Lord Byron
Lord Byron was born on 22 January 1788. He was a prolific writer and is best known for his work “Don Juan”. He was active in politics and resented his competitors by his literary works. He is one of the most lauded poets of Britain although his personal life was black marked by scandals and credit issues.
3. Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore Born on 7 May 1861, he was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature for his work Gitanjali in 1913 that was reviewed upon as being original and reviving spiritual and sympathetic feelings.
2. Robert Frost
Robert Frost was Born on March 26, 1874. One of the most famous poets in America’s Literature front, Robert Frost is the recipient of 4 Pulitzer Prizes. His writings generally portrayed the typical rural life of the English countryside. Robert Frost died at the age of 88 at Boston, USA.
1. Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou was Born on April 4, 1928, Maya Angelou is an American poet who rose to critical acclaim with her work “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings”. She has published numerous autobiographies, essays and poems mainly focusing on race and identity.
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