Hans Anderson Born in a slum in 1806, Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen achieved worldwide fame for his highly original and innovative fairy tales. Many of his classics, including The Ugly Duckling and The Princess and the Pea, remain popular with adults and children worldwide.
RABINDRANATH TAGOREBorn on 7th may 1861 in Kolkata.Tagore was already writing poems at age of eight. As a author of Gitanjali.He was first Non European who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913 .
William Wordsworth Williamn wordsworth (1770- 1850) is the highest priest of nature, who calls himself ‘a worshipper of nature which teaches us more of man and of moral evil and good than all sages can
Henry w. Longfellow Born in Portland, Maine in 1807, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is perhaps the best- loved American poet of the 19th-century. He graduated from Bowdoin College, later to join the language faculty at Harvard. His Voices of the Night (1839) brought him to popular light. He later wrote the poems, "The Village Blacksmith," Evangeline," and "Hiawatha." His work is known for its simplicity and gentleness.
ROBERT BROWNING English poet and playwright Robert Browning was a major poet of the Victorian age. He was widely recognized as a master of dramatic monologue and psychological portraiture. Browning was a prolific writer but is most well known for his long form blank poem The Ring and the Book, the story of a Roman murder trial in 12 books
STEPHEN LEACOCK Stephen Butler Leacock (1869- 1944), Canadian author, will long be remembered for his best-selling book Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town (1912) as well as the numerous awards and honours he received during his illustrious lifetime as author, professor, lecturer and humourist.
SAROJINI NAIDU Sarojini Chattopadhyay was born at Hyderabad on February 13, 1879 the eldest of a large family, all of whom were taught English at an early age. At the age of twelve she passed the Matriculation of the Madras University, and awoke to find herself famous throughout India.
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