List of national poets

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A National poet or National bard is a poet held by tradition and popular acclaim to represent the identity, beliefs and principles of a particular national culture.[1]


The following personalities are still often called the "Poets" of their respective nations.

Country Poet

Kazi Nazrul Islam
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Rabindranath Tagore
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 Pakistan Iqbal in 1933.jpg
Sir. Muhammad Iqbal
 United Kingdom
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Robert Browning
 United States

Emily Dickinson


  1. Nemoianu, Virgil (2002). Esterhammer, Angela, ed. "'National Poets' in the Romantic Age: Emergence and Importance." Romantic Poetry. John Benjamins Publishing. p. 537. ISBN 9789027234506. Search this book on Logo.png

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