A poet is a person who writes poetry, expresses his feeling and experiences by writing poetry. A poet makes himself a visionary through a long, boundless, and systematized disorganization of all the senses. Friends here are the top ten English language poets of all time, so go ahead and lets see the top ten English Poets in the history of the world.
10. John McCrae
John McCrae is the 10th famous poet in the history of the world. John McCrae was born in November 30, 1872 in Canada. He was a Canadian poet, physician, author, artist and soldier during World War I. He is known as author of Flanders of field. He was died in his age of 45 in January 28, 1918.
9. Wystan Hugh Auden
Wystan Hugh Auden is the 9th famous poet int he history of the world who was born in 21 February 1907. When he reached in the age of 66 he was died in 29 September 1973. He was an Anglo-American poet. He was regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. Auden grew up in Birmingham in a professional middle class family and read English literature at Christ Church, Oxford.
8. William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats is the 8th most famous poet in the history of the world. William Butler Yeats was born in 13 June 1865, when he reached in the age of 74 he was died in 28 January 1939. He was the great poet of Irish and also one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature
7. Gerard Manley Hopkins
Gerard Manley Hopkins is the 7th famous poet in the history of the world. Gerard Manley Hopkins was born in 28 July 1844, when he reached 44 in his age he was died in 8 June 1889. He was the great poet of Roman. Hopkins poems are often striking and have an inspiring element in them.
6. T. S. Eliot
T. S. Eliot is the 6th most famous poet in the history of the world. T. S. Eliot was born in 26 September 1888. His complete name is Thomas Stearns Eliot. When he reached 76 years of his age he was died in 4 January 1965. He was a playwright, literary critic, and an important English-language poet of the 20th century.
5. Joseph Rudyard Kipling
Joseph Rudyard Kipling is the 5th famous poet in the history of the world. Joseph Rudyard Kipling was born in 30 December 1865. His complete name is Joseph Rudyard Kipling. He was the greatest poet of India. when he was reached in his age of 70 he was died in 18 January 1936. He was awarded “Nobel Prize in Literature” in 1907.
4. Geoffrey Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer is the 4th famous poet in the history of the world. Geoffrey Chaucer was born in London, England. The Book of the Duchess, the House of Fame, the Legend of Good Women and Troilus and Criseyde are his most famous poetery books. known as the Father of English literature, is widely known as the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages.
3. John Keats
John Keats is the 3rd famous poet in the history of the world, he was born in 31 October 1795. John Keats was was an English Romantic poet. He was one of the key figures in the second generation of the Romantic Movement. After his death he had become one of the most beloved of all English poets. Although his poems were not generally well received by critics during his life, his reputation grew after his death to the extent that by the end of the 19th century he had become one of the most beloved of all English poets.
2. Robert Burns
Robert Burns is the 2nd famous poet in the history of the world. He was born in 25 January 1759 Ayrshire, Scotland. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland, and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots language, although much of his writing is also in English and a “light” Scots dialect, accessible to an audience beyond Scotland. As well as making original compositions, Burns also collected folk songs from across Scotland, often revising or adapting them.
1. William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare is the most famous poet in the history of the world. William Shakespeare was born in April 1564. He was the greates poet of his time. He was the son of John Shakespeare and Mary Shakespeare. He was not only the poet but also playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems.