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NameLifespanAlso Known As
Aeschylus525-456 BC
Aesopc. 620-c. 564 BC
Agatha Christie1890-1976
Ain Kaalep1926-
A. A. Milne1882-1956(Alan, Alexander)
Albert Camus1913-1960
Aldous Huxley1894-1963
Aleksandr Pushkin1799-1837(Alexander)
Alexander Pope1688-1744
Alexandre Dumas1802-1870(Alexander)
Alfred Tennyson1809-1892
Algernon Blackwood1869-1951
Algernon Charles Swinburne1837-1909
Allen Ginsberg1926-1997
Ambrose Bierce1842-c. 1914
Anatole France1844-1924
André Breton1896-1966(Andrew)
Anna Sewell1820-1878
Anne Brontë1820-1849
Anne Frank1929-1945(Annelies)
Anne Rice1941-
Annie M. G. Schmidt1911-1995(Maria, Geertruida)
Anthony Burgess1917-1993
Anton Chekhov1860-1904
Anton Koolhaas1912-1992
Apuleiusc. 125-180
Aristophanesc. 446-c. 386 BC
Arnon Grunberg1971-
Arsen Dedić1938-(Arsenije)
Arthur C. Clarke1917-2008(Charles)
Arthur Conan Doyle1859-1930
Arthur Miller1915-2005
Arthur Rimbaud1854-1891
Astrid Lindgren1907-2002
Ayn Rand1905-1982
Li Bai701-762(Po)
Bart Chabot1954-
Matsuo Basho1644-1694
Beatrix Potter1866-1943
Ben Jonson1572-1637(Benjamin)
J. Bernlef1937-2012(Henk)
Bertolt Brecht1898-1956
Boudewijn Büch1948-2002
Bram Stoker1847-1912
Lord Byron1788-1824(George, Gordon)
Carry Slee1949-
Cato the Elder234-149 BC
Catullus84-54 BC(Gaius)
Charles Baudelaire1821-1867
Charles Bukowski1920-1994
Charles Dickens1812-1870
Charles Perrault1628-1703
Charlotte Brontë1816-1855
Chrétien de Troyesc. 1135-c. 1183
Christopher Marlowe1564-1593(Kit)
Christopher Paolini1983-
C. S. Lewis1898-1963(Clive, Staples)
Connie Palmen1955-
Constantijn Huygens1596-1687
Cormac McCarthy1933-
Daniel Defoec. 1660-1731
Dante Alighieric. 1265-1321(Durante)
Daphne Deckers1968-
D. H. Lawrence1885-1930(David, Herbert)
David Seidler1937-
Denis Diderot1713-1784
Derviš Sušić1925-1990
Derviş Zaim1964-
Diogenes Laertius?-2xx
Douglas Adams1952-2001
Edgar Rice Burroughs1875-1950
Edgar Allan Poe1809-1849
Edith Wharton1862-1937
Edmund Spenserc. 1552-1599
Edna Ferber1885-1968
Eduard Douwes Dekker "Multatuli"1820-1887
E. M. Forster1879-1970(Edward, Morgan)
E. B. White1899-1985(Elwyn, Brooks)
Émile Zola1840-1902
Emily Brontë1818-1848
Erich Maria Remarque1898-1970
Ernest Hemingway1899-1961(Miller)
Euripidesc. 480-406 BC
Ezra Pound1885-1972
Federico García Lorca1898-1936
F. Bordewijk1884-1965(Ferdinand)
Ferdowsi940-1020
Flora Thompson1876-1947(Jane)
Frances Burney1752-1840(Fanny)
Francesco Petrarca1304-1374(Petrarch)
F. Scott Fitzgerald1896-1940(Francis, Key)
François Rabelaisc. 1494-1553
Frank Herbert1920-1986
Franz Kafka1883-1924
Friedrich Schiller1759-1805(Johann, Christoph)
Du Fu712-770
Fyodor Dostoyevsky1821-1881(Theodore)
Gabriel García Márquez1927-2014
Geoffrey of Monmouthc. 1100-c. 1155
Geoffrey Chaucer1343-1400
George Eliot1819-1880(Mary)
George Orwell1903-1950(Eric)
George Sand1804-1876(Amandine)
George Bernard Shaw1856-1950
Gerard Reve1923-2006
Gerbrand Adriaenszoon Bredero1585-1618
Germaine de Staël1766-1817
Gerrit Komrij1944-2012
Giacomo Casanova1725-1798
Giovanni Boccaccio1313-1375(John)
Godfried Bomans1913-1971
Guillermo Arriaga1958-
Gustave Flaubert1821-1880
Guus Kuijer1942-
Hans Christian Andersen1805-1875(John)
Harper Lee1926-(Nelle)
Harriet Beecher Stowe1811-1896
Harry Mulisch1927-2010
Heinrich Heine1797-1856
Heleen van Royen1965-
Hella Haasse1918-2011
Hendrik van Veldekec. 1150-c. 1184(Heinrich)
Henrik Ibsen1828-1906(Henry)
Henry James1843-1916
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow1807-1882
H. G. Wells1866-1946(Herbert, George)
Herman Melville1819-1891
Hermann Hesse1877-1962
Hesiod?-c. 700 BC
Homer?-c. 700 BC
Honoré de Balzac1799-1850
Horace65-8 BC(Quintus)
H. P. Lovecraft1890-1937(Howard, Phillips)
Hugo Claus1929-2008
Ian Fleming1908-1964
Idris Davies1905-1953
Inoslav Bešker1950-
Isaac Asimov1920-1992
Ivan Turgenev1818-1883
Jack Kerouac1922-1969
Jack London1876-1916
Jacob Cats1577-1660
Jacob Grimm1785-1863
Jacob van Maerlantc. 1235-c. 1300
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi1207-1273
J. M. Barrie1860-1937(James, Matthew)
James Fenimore Cooper1789-1851
James Joyce1882-1941
Jan Vos1612-1667
Jan Wolkers1925-2007
Jane Austen1775-1817
Jean Cocteau1889-1963
Jean de La Fontaine1621-1695(John)
Jean Baptiste Poquelin "Molière"1622-1673(John)
Jean Racine1639-1699(John)
Jean-Paul Sartre1905-1980(John)
J. D. Salinger1919-2010(Jerome, David)
Jessica Durlacher1961-
J. K. Rowling1965-(Joanne, Kathleen)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe1749-1832(John)
John Grisham1955-
John Keats1795-1821
John Milton1608-1674
John Steinbeck1902-1968(Ernst)
J. R. R. Tolkien1892-1973(John, Ronald, Reuel)
John Updike1932-2009(Hoyer)
Jonathan Safran Foer1977-
Jonathan Swift1667-1745
Joost van den Vondel1587-1679
Joost Zwagerman1963-
Joseph Conrad1857-1924
Joseph Heller1923-1999
Jules Deelder1944-
Jules Verne1828-1905
Juvenal?-1xx(Decimus)
Karel Glastra van Loon1962-2005
Katherine Paterson1932-
Kazuo Ishiguro1954-
Kees van Kooten1941-
Kenneth Grahame1859-1932
Konstantine Gamsakhurdia1893-1975
Kurt Vonnegut1922-2007
Lado Asatiani1917-1943
Lemony Snicket1970-(Daniel, Handler)
Leo Tolstoy1828-1910
Lewis Carroll1832-1898
Louis Couperus1863-1923
Louisa May Alcott1832-1888
Lucian of Samosatac. 125-c. 180
Lucy Maud Montgomery1874-1942
Ludovic Halévy1834-1908
L. Frank Baum1856-1919(Lyman)
Maarten 't Hart1944-
Marcel Proust1871-1922
Marcus Terentius Varro116-27 BC
Marga Minco1920-(Sara)
Margaret Mitchell1900-1949(Munnerlyn)
Marion Zimmer Bradley1930-1999
Mark Twain1835-1910(Samuel)
Marten Toonder1912-2005
Martial40-102(Marcus)
Mary Shelley1797-1851
Maurice Sendak1928-2012
Maxim Gorky1868-1936(Alexei)
Maya Angelou1928-
Menander342-291 BC
Michel de Nostredame1503-1566(Nostradamus)
Michel de Montaigne1533-1592(Michael)
Midas Dekkers1946-
Miguel de Cervantes1547-1616(Michael)
Mihály Vörösmarty1800-1855
Milan Kundera1929-
Miroslav Krleža1893-1981
Nathaniel Hawthorne1804-1864
Nazım Hikmet1902-1963
Neil Gaiman1960-
Nikolai Gogol1809-1852
Norman Mailer1923-2007(Kingsley)
Oliver Goldsmith1728-1774
Omar Khayyám1048-1131(Umar)
Oscar Wilde1854-1900
Otokar Březina1868-1929(Otakar, Václav)
Ovid43 BC-17(Publius)
Pablo Neruda1904-1973
Paul Biegel1925-2006
Paul van Loon1955-
Paulo Coelho1947-
Pearl S. Buck1892-1973(Sai, Sydenstricker, Zhenzhu)
P. G. Wodehouse1881-1975(Pelham, Grenville)
Percy Bysshe Shelley1792-1822
Petroniusc. 27-66(Gaius)
Philip K. Dick1928-1982(Kindred)
Philip Pullman1946-
Philip Roth1933-(Milton)
Philip Sidney1554-1586
Pierre Corneille1606-1684(Peter)
Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft1581-1647
Pindarc. 522-443 BC
Plautus254-184 BC(Titus)
Pliny the Younger61-c. 113(Gaius)
Quintilian35-100(Marcus)
Rafael Sabatini1875-1950
Ralph Waldo Emerson1803-1882
Ray Bradbury1920-2012
Raymond van de Klundert "Kluun"1964-
Remco Campert1929-
Renate Dorrestein1954-
Roald Dahl1916-1990
Robert Browning1812-1889
Robert Burns1759-1796(Rabbie)
Robert Frost1874-1963
Robert A. Heinlein1907-1988(Anson)
Robert Louis Stevenson1850-1894
Ronald Giphart1965-
Rudyard Kipling1865-1936
Rupert Brooke1887-1915
Marquis de Sade1740-1814(Donatien, Alphonse, François)
Salman Rushdie1947-
Samuel Beckett1906-1989
Samuel Taylor Coleridge1772-1834
Sapphoc. 620-570 BC
Saul Bellow1915-2005
Simon Carmiggelt1913-1987
Simon Vestdijk1898-1971
Simone de Beauvoir1908-1986
Sinclair Lewis1885-1951(Harry)
Snorri Sturluson1179-1241
Sophoclesc. 497-c. 406 BC
Stendhal1783-1842(Marie, Henri)
Stephen King1947-
Stephenie Meyer1973-
Stieg Larsson1954-2004
Susan Cooper1935-
Susan Hill1942-
Suzanne Collins1962-
Sylvia Plath1932-1963
Tennessee Williams1911-1983
Terence195-159 BC(Publius)
Terry Pratchett1948-
Theodor Geisel "Dr. Seuss"1904-1991(Theodore)
Theodor Mommsen1817-1903
T. S. Eliot1888-1965(Thomas, Stearns)
Thomas Hardy1840-1928
Thomas Mann1875-1955
Titsian Tabidze1895-1937
Tom Clancy1947-
Toni Morrison1931-(Chloe, Ardelia)
Truman Capote1924-1984
Umberto Eco1932-
Ursula K. Le Guin1929-(Kroeber)
Victor Hugo1802-1885
Virgil70-19 BC(Publius)
Virginia Woolf1882-1941
Vladimir Nabokov1899-1977
Walter Scott1771-1832
Washington Irving1783-1859
Wilhelm Grimm1786-1859(William)
Willem Elsschot1882-1960(Alfons)
Willem Frederik Hermans1921-1995
William Blake1757-1827
William Faulkner1897-1962(Cuthbert)
William Golding1911-1993
William Shakespeare1564-1616
William Wordsworth1770-1850
William Butler Yeats1865-1939
Wolfram von Eschenbachc. 1170-c. 1220