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Poets by Century (12th Century - 18th Century)

- > 19th Century - Present

 

12th Century

  Judah Halevi (1075? - 1141) (Spain)
  Hung-chih Cheng-chueh (1091 - 1157) (China)
  Ayn al-Qozat Hamadani (1098 - 1131) (Iran/Persia)
Hildegard von Bingen (1098 - 1179) (Germany)
  Isaac of Stella (1100 - 1169) (England & France)
Farid ud-Din Attar (1120? - 1220?) (Iran/Persia)
Sun Buer (1124? - 1182?) (China)
Allama Prabhu (12th Century) (India)
Mahsati Ganjavi (12th Century) (Azerbaijan)
Jayadeva (12th Century) (India)
Akka Mahadevi (12th Century) (India)
Basava (1134 - 1196) (India)
  Gharib Nawaz (1142? - 1236?) (Iran/Persia & India)
Bernart de Ventadorn (1145? - 1180) (France)
  Najmoddin Kobra (1145 - 1221) (Iran/Persia)
Arnaut Daniel (? - 1210?) (France)
Giraut de Bornelh (1165? - 1210) (France)

 

13th Century

Muhyiddin ibn Arabi (1165 - 1240) (Spain)
Baba Sheikh Farid (1173 - 1266) (Pakistan)
Francis of Assisi (1181 - 1226) (Italy)
  Umar Ibn al-Farid (1181 - 1235) (Egypt)
  Wu Men (Hui-k'ai) (1183 - 1260) (China)
  Hamid al-Din Kirmani (? - 1238)
Clare of Assisi (1193? - 1254) (Italy)
Nachmanides (Moses ben Nachman) (1194 - 1270) (Spain)
Eihei Dogen (1200 - 1253) (Japan)
Mechthild of Magdeburg (1207 - 1297) (Germany)
Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi (1207 - 1273) (Afghanistan & Turkey)
Sa'di (1207? - 1291) (Iran/Persia)
Hadewijch (13th Century) (Belgium)
  Meshullam da Piera (? - 1261?) (Spain)
  Binavi Badakhshani (13th Century) (Afghanistan)
  Eldar Edda (Anonymous) (13th Century) (Iceland)
  Baba Afzal Kashani (13th Century) (Iran/Persia)
  Yun-k'an Tzu (13th Century) (China)
Jacopone da Todi (Jacopone Benedetti) (1230 - 1306) (Italy)
Ramon Llull (1232 - 1315) (Spain)
  Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia (1238 - 1325) (India)
Yunus Emre (1238 - 1320) (Turkey)
  Fakhruddin Iraqi (? - 1289) (Iran/Persia/India/Turkey)
  Rabbi Abraham Abulafia (1240 - 1295?) (Spain)
  Kuan Han-Ch'ing (1240 - 1320) (China)
  Sultan Valad (1240? - 1312) (Turkey)
  Zohar (Moses de Leon) (1245? - 1305) (Spain)
  Joseph Gikatilla (1248 - 1325?) (Spain)
  Ibn Ata' Illah (1250 - 1309) (Egypt)
Mahmud Shabistari (1250? - 1340) (Iran/Persia)
Amir Khusrow Dehlawi (1253 - 1325) (India)
  Marguerite Porete (1260? - 1310) (France)
Dante Alighieri (1265? - 1321) (Italy)
Jnanadev (1275 - 1296) (India)
Muktabai (13th Century) (India)

 

14th Century

  Sharafuddin Maneri (1263 - 1381) (India)
Namdev (1270 - 1350) (India)
  Ryuzan (1274 - 1358) (Japan)
Muso Soseki (1275 - 1351) (Japan)
  Ala al-Dawla Simnani (? - 1336) (Iran/Persia)
Jakushitsu (1290 - 1367) (Japan)
  Janabai (1298 - 1350?) (India)
  Jusammi Chikako (14th Century) (Japan)
  Longchen Rabjampa (1308 - 1363) (Tibet)
  Hafiz (1320 - 1389) (Iran/Persia)
Lalla (14th Century) (Kashmir (India/Pakistan))
Avaiyar (14th Century) (India)
  Beni (14th Century) (India)
  Granum Sinapis (Anonymous) (14th Century) (Germany)
Shah Nematollah Vali (1330 - 1431) (Iran/Persia)
Vidyapati (1340? - 1430) (India)
Catherine of Siena (1347 - 1380) (Italy)
  Muhammad Shirin Maghribi (1349 - 1406) (Iran/Persia)
Imadeddin Nasimi (1369? - 1418) (Azerbaijan)

 

15th Century

Ikkyu (Ikkyu Sojun) (1394 - 1481) (Japan)
Ravidas (1398? - 1448?) (India)
Ramananda (1400 - 1480) (India)
  Zeynep Hatun (15th Century) (Turkey)
  Pampattic Cittar (15th Century) (India)
  Pipa (15th Century) (India)
Kabir (15th Century) (India)
  Karma Trinley (1456 - 1539) (Tibet)

 

16th Century

Guru Nanak (1469 - 1539) (Pakistan/India)
Surdas (1478? - 1581?) (India)
Mirabai (1498 - 1565?) (India)
Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582) (Spain)
  Muhittin Abdal (16th Century) (Turkey)
  Aonghus of the Divinity (16th Century) (Ireland)
  Kul Himmet (16th Century) (Turkey)
  Seyyid Seyfullah Nizamoglu (16th Century) (Turkey)
  Ummi Sinan (16th Century) (Turkey)
Luis de Leon (1527 - 1591) (Spain)
Isaac Luria (1534 - 1572) (Egypt)
  Rasakhan (1534? - 1619?) (India)
John of the Cross (1542 - 1591) (Spain)
  Dadu Dayal (1544 - 1603) (India)
Heinrich Khunrath (1560? - 1605) (Germany)
Michael Maier (1562 - 1622) (Germany)

 

17th Century

  Seyh Ibrahim Efendi (1591 - 1651) (Turkey)
George Herbert (1593 - 1633) (Wales)
  Akha (1600? - 1650?) (India)
Dame Catherine Gascoigne (1600 - 1676) (England)
Tukaram (1608 - 1649) (India)
  Sarmad (? - 1659) (Iran/Persia & India)
  Anne Bradstreet (1612 - 1672) (US)
  Richard Crashaw (1613 - 1649) (England)
  Niyazi Misri (1616 - 1694) (Turkey)
Rupa Bhawani (1621 - 1721) (Kashmir (India/Pakistan))
  Henry Vaughan (1621 - 1695) (Wales)
Angelus Silesius (1624 - 1677) (Poland/Germany)
  Naftali Bacharach (17th Century) (Germany)
  Hawaiian (Anonymous) (17th Century) (Hawaii)
  Yamei (17th Century) (Japan)
  Sultan Bahu (1628 - 1691) (Pakistan/India)
  Thomas Traherne (1636? - 1674) (England)
Matsuo Basho (1644 - 1694) (Japan)
  Abdul-Qader Bedil (1644 - 1721) (Afghanistan)
Rahman Baba (1653 - 1711) (Afghanistan)
  Masahide (1657? - 1723) (Japan)
  Shih Shu (1660? - 1740?) (China)

 

18th Century

Dariya (1634 - 1780) (India)
Bulleh Shah (1680 - 1758) (Punjab (Pakistan/India))
Hakuin (1686 - 1768) (Japan)
Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744) (England)
Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai (1689 - 1752) (Pakistan)
Fukuda Chiyo-ni (1703 - 1775) (Japan)
Thayumanavar (1706 - 1744) (India)
  Kelsang Gyatso (1708 - 1757) (Tibet)
Buson (1716 - 1784) (Japan)
Yuan Mei (1716 - 1798) (China)
  Ramprasad (Ramprasad Sen) (1718? - 1775?) (India)
  Cherokee (Anonymous) (18th Century) (US)
  Chinook (Anonymous) (18th Century) (US)
  Pima (Anonymous) (18th Century) (US)
  Pygmy (Anonymous) (18th Century) (Congo)
Sachal Sarmast (1739 - 1829) (Pakistan/India)
  Levi Yitzchak of Berditchov (1740 - 1810) (Poland)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) (Germany)
William Blake (1757 - 1827) (England)
Seyh Galib (1757 - 1799) (Turkey)
Ryokan (1758 - 1831) (Japan)
Kobayashi Issa (1763 - 1828) (Japan)
  Kamalakanta (1769? - 1821?) (India)
Novalis (1772 - 1801) (Germany)
Ann Griffiths (1776 - 1805) (Wales)

- > 19th Century - Present


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