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  1. Oct 3, 2011 · William Shakespeare (1564-1616), considered the greatest English-speaking writer in history and England’s national poet, has had more theatrical works performed than any other playwright. Shows...

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    William Shakespeare was a renowned English poet, playwright, and actor born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. His birthday is most commonly celebrated on 23 April (see When was Shakespeare born ), which is also believed to be the date he died in 1616. Shakespeare was a prolific writer during the Elizabethan and Jacobean ages of British theatre ...

  3. William Shakespeare: A biography. Since William Shakespeare lived more than 400 years ago, and many records from that time are lost or never existed in the first place, we don’t know everything about Shakespeare’s life. For example, we know that he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon, 100 miles northwest of London, on April 26, 1564.

  4. William Shakespeare was an actor, playwright, poet, and theatre entrepreneur in London during the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean eras. He was baptised on 26 April 1564 [a] in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England, in the Holy Trinity Church. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children.

  5. For the full article, see William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare , (baptized April 26, 1564, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Eng.—died April 23, 1616, Stratford-upon-Avon), English poet and playwright, often considered the greatest writer in world literature.

  6. William Shakespeare - Poet, Playwright, Bard | Britannica. Home Literature Poetry Poets L-Z. Shakespeare the poet and dramatist. The intellectual background. Shakespeare lived at a time when ideas and social structures established in the Middle Ages still informed human thought and behaviour.

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    Visit William Shakespeare's Birthplace and explore his childhood world, right where it all began. Anne Hathaway's Cottage Relive Shakespeare's love story at Anne Hathaway's Cottage

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