William shakespeare (1564-1616) is considered to be the greatest writer in the history of english literature his genius produced the world's most-often produced and published plays , including hamlet, romeo and juliet, the merchant of venice, king lear, a midsummer night's dream, and more than 32 others along with. Genealogy for william shakespeare (1564 - 1616) family tree on geni, with over 175 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. 26 april 1564 william shakespeare christened getty images shakespeare's birthplace shakespeare is believed to have been born in this house on henley street 23 april 1616 shakespeare dies shakespeare's grave in holy trinity, stratford-upon-avon there are no contemporary accounts of shakespeare's death,. William shakespeare was an english poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the english language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist he is often called england's national poet, and the bard of avon his extant works, including collaborations, consist of. William shakespeare, shakespeare also spelled shakspere, byname bard of avon or swan of avon, (baptized april 26, 1564, stratford-upon-avon, warwickshire, england—died april 23, 1616, stratford-upon-avon), english poet, dramatist, and actor, often called the english national poet and considered. Key events and dates in a william shakespeare timeline, compiled by phds and masters from stanford, harvard, berkeley of england (note: though april 23 is commonly accepted as shakespeare's birthday, it's impossible to know the exact date he was born it was 450 years ago, people just go with it) apr 26, 1564.
William s h ak esp eare: an overview of his life, times, and work an nac english theatre company educational publication the national arts centre english theatre section iii: shakespeare's life œ the dates william shakespeare (1564œ1616) is widely acknowledged as the world's greatest english. William shakespeare was born in stratford-upon-avon in england on april 23, 1564 his father was john shakespeare, a well-to-do general storekeeper shakespeare went to a good school, very much like yours, except he studied some latin and greek and became familiar with greek and roman plays and poetry. Short biography william shakespeare shakespeare william shakespeare (1564 -1616) english poet and playwright – shakespeare is widely considered to be the greatest writer in the english language he wrote 38 plays and 154 sonnets short bio of william shakespeare william shakespeare was born.
William shakespeare (1564 – 1616) little is known about shakepeare's life there are some contemporary allusions to him as a writer, but not a lot to flesh out a portrait of him most of what we know is from official records – baptism, marriage, death, his will, various property and court records in fact, for one of his station in. This has led scholars to conjecture that he was born on april 23rd, given the era's convention of baptizing newborns on their third day 1564–1616 william shakespeare while william shakespeare's reputation is based primarily on his plays, he became famous first as a poet with the partial exception of the sonnets.
1) shakespeare was born at stratford-upon-avon, where his father was a glovemaker and trader in agricultural produce as an alderman, john shakespeare was a prominent citizen who rose to the office of mayor (“bailiff”) in 1568, although he soon after fell on hard times and, ten years later, was badly in. William shakespeare (baptized on april 26, 1564 – april 23, 1616) was an english playwright, actor and poet who also known as the “bard of avon” and often called england's national poet shakespeare's works are known throughout the world, but his personal life is shrouded in mystery learn more at. Artwork page for 'the room in which shakespeare was born', henry wallis, 1853 on display at tate britain wallis launched his career exhibiting a sequence of paintings of interior scenes connected with the life of the great sixteenth- century poet and playwright william shakespeare (1564-1616) this one showing the. William shakespeare the english playwright, poet, and actor william shakespeare (1564-1616) is generally acknowledged to be the greatest of english writers and one of the most extraordinary creators in human history the most crucial fact about william shakespeare's career is that he was a popular dramatist born 6.
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Born: april 23, 1564 stratford-upon-avon, england died: april 23, 1616 stratford -upon-avon, england english dramatist and poet the english playwright, poet, and actor william shakespeare was a popular dramatist he was born six years after queen elizabeth i (1533–1603) ascended the throne, in the height of the. 1564 ce – 1616 ce life shakespeare was baptized on april 26, 1564, in holy trinity church, stratford‐upon‐avon his birth is traditionally celebrated on april 23, the date of his death he was the eldest son of john shakespeare, who worked as a glover and a tanner, and who played an important role in local politics.
William shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was born at stratford-upon-avon in a house in henley street this is preserved intact his mother, mary arden, was one of the daughters of robert arden, a yeoman farmer of wilmcote: his father, john shakespeare, was a glover and wool dealer of good standing who held the office of. An overview of shakespeare's life from the folger shakespeare library william shakespeare was probably born on about april 23, 1564, the date that is traditionally given for his birth he was john and in 1616, just months before his death, shakespeare's daughter judith married thomas quiney, a stratford vintner. Dramatist, poet, actor one of the greatest playwrights in history and the most famous author in english literature his body of work expresses universal truths about the human soul through vivid, complex characters and incomparable poetry it continues to influence creative figures in all the arts and has been. 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 on which he died in 1616 shakespeare was a prolific writer during the elizabethan.