< /ˈlæŋ stən/, 1902–67, U.S. novelist and poet.
- Howard. 1905–76, US industrialist, aviator, and film producer. He became a total recluse during the last years of his life
- (James Mercer) Langston. 1902–67, US Black poet and writer. His collections include The Weary Blues (1926) and The Panther and the Lash (1967)
- Richard (Arthur Warren). 1900–76, British novelist. He wrote A High Wind in Jamaica (1929), In Hazard (1938), and The Fox in the Attic (1961)
- Robert (Studley Forrest). 1938–2012, Australian art critic, writer, and broadcaster; his work includes the television series The Shock of the New (1981) and the book The Culture of Complaint (1993)
- Ted, full name Edward James Hughes. 1930–98, British poet: his works include The Hawk in the Rain (1957), Crow (1970), and Birthday Letters (1998). Poet laureate (1984–98)
- Thomas. 1822–96, British novelist; author of Tom Brown’s Schooldays (1857)
- William Morris. 1864–1952, Australian statesman, born in England: prime minister of Australia (1915–23)