poet

Sarojini Naidu – The Nightingale of India dies in Lucknow

An Indian politician and poet. A proponent of civil rights, women’s emancipation, and anti-imperialistic ideas, she was an important figure in India’s struggle for independence from colonial

José Martí – The birthplace of the national hero in Havana

Cuban poet, philosopher, essayist, journalist, translator, professor, and publisher, he was an important figure in Latin American literature. He was very politically active, and is considered an

Allama Iqbal – The last residence of the Muslim writer in Lahore

Muhammad Iqbal lived there for three years, and died there. It was listed as a Tentative UNESCO site, and was protected under the Punjab Antiquities Act of

Jules Verne – The “Father of Science Fiction” dies in Amiens

A French novelist, poet, and playwright. Verne is generally considered a major literary author in France and most of Europe, where he has had a wide influence

Contact Us