This index shows the lifespan of most of the poets on our website were born in the 1600s. The color legend below
indicates the poet's nationality and links to the poem index for each
country. This chart does not include poets born in the 1690s as they
were 10 years old or younger by the turn of the century. You will see
them on the 18th century chart.
For clickable thumbnails of poets on this site, be sure to visit the Poets' Wall.