List of Hindi-language Poets

This is a List of Hindi language poets.

This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.
  • Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana (1556–1627), composer, poet, and produced books on Astrology
  • Ambarish Srivastava (1965- ), architect and poet
  • Amir Khusrow, (1253–1325) musician, scholar and poet
  • Ashok Chakradhar (1951- ), author and poet
  • Bharatendu Harishchandra (1850–1885), novelist, poet, playwright
  • Bhawani Prasad Mishra (1913–1985), poet and author
  • Dharmveer Bharti (1926–1997), poet, author, playwright and a social thinker
  • Geet Chaturvedi (1977- ), poet, short story author and journalist
  • Gopal Singh Nepali (1911–1963), poet of Hindi literature and lyricist of Bollywood
  • Gopaldas Neeraj (1924- ), poet and author
  • Gulab Khandelwal (1924- ), poetry including some in Urdu and English
  • Harivansh Rai Bachchan (1907–2003), poet of Chhayavaad literary movement (romantic upsurge)
  • Hemant Shesh (1952- ), writer, poet and civil servant
  • Rambhadracharya (1950- ), religious leader, educationist, Sanskrit scholar, polyglot, poet, author, textual commentator, philosopher, composer, singer, playwright and Katha artist
  • Jagdish Gupt (1924–2001), Chhayavaad literary movement poet
  • Jaishankar Prasad (1889–1937), novelist, playwright, poet
  • Javed Akhtar (1945- ), poet, lyricist and scriptwriter
  • Jwalamukhi (1938–2008), poet, novelist, writer and political activist
  • Kabir (1440–1518), mystic poet and saint of India
  • Kaka Hathrasi (1906–1995), satirist and humorist poet
  • Kedarnath Agarwal (1911–2000), Hindi language poet and littérateur
  • Kedarnath Singh (1934- ), poet, critic and essayist
  • Kripalu Maharaj (1922- ), spiritual master and a poet-saint
  • Krishan Kumar Sharma "Rasik" (1983- ), Hindi, Punjabi, English and Urdu poet and writer
  • Kumar Vishwas (1970- ), poet and a professor
  • Kunwar Narayan (1927- ), poet
  • Mahadevi Varma (1906–1987), poet, freedom fighter, woman's activist and educationist
  • Maithili Sharan Gupt (1886–1964), poet, politician, dramatist, translator
  • Makhanlal Chaturvedi (1889–1968), Indian poet, writer, essayist, playwright and a journalist
  • Meera (1498–1547), mystic singer and composer of Bhajans
  • Mohan Rana (1964- ), poet
  • Nathuram SharmaShankar(1859–1932),Hindi poet
  • Murari Lal Sharma Neeras (1936- ), poet and educator
  • Naresh Mehta, poet and playwright
  • Nagarjun (1911–1998), poet, writer, essayist, novelist
  • Nawal Kishore Dhawal (1911–1964), writer, poet, proof reader, editor, critic, journalist and author
  • Parichay Das, writer and editor and a pioneer in contemporary Bhojpuri poetry
  • Pawan Kumar Bharti, writer, editor, Hindi poet, environmentalist and author
  • Ramdhari Singh Dinkar (1908–1974), poet, essayist and academic
  • Ram Ratan Bhatnagar (1914- ), scholar, professor, writer and critic of poetry and literature
  • Sachchidananda Vatsyayan (1911–1987), poet, writer, novelist, journalist, traveler
  • Shivmangal Singh Suman (1915–2002), poet and academician
  • Shail Chaturvedi !1936-2007), poet, humorist, lyricist, actor
  • Ramakrishna (1836–1886), mystic, philosopher, poet
  • Subhadra Kumari Chauhan (1904–1948), poetess known for her emotionally charged songs
  • Sudama Panday 'Dhoomil' (1936–1975), poet known for his revolutionary writings and 'protest-poetry
  • Sumitranandan Pant (1900–1975), Chhayavaad poetry, verse plays and essays
  • Surendra Sharma, poet and humorist
  • Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala' (1899–1961), poet, novelist, essayist and story-writer
  • Tara Singh, poetess
  • Tulsidas (1497/1532–1623), poet-saint, reformer and philosopher
  • Uday Prakash (1952- ), scholar, poet, journalist, translator and short story writer
  • Valmiki, poet-saint, author of the epic Ramayana

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