Thursday, January 11, 2018

William Shakespeare Biography

William Shakespeare Biography. William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as 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".
William Shakespeare Biography

Born: 1564, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Died: April 23, 1616, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Poems: Shakespeare's Sonnets, Sonnet 116.

Did you know: William Shakespeare is the best-selling fiction author of all time (estimated 4 billion copies of work sold).

What is Shakespeare's most famous play?
Hamlet. Since its first recorded production, Hamlet has engrossed playgoers, thrilled readers, and challenged even the most gifted actors. ...
Julius Caesar.
The Tempest.
1 Henry IV.
King Lear.
Romeo and Juliet.
King John.

People also ask question about William Shakespeare life and how he died let's see some info here.

What are the lost years of Shakespeare's life?
We know very little about Shakespeare's life during two major spans of time, commonly referred to as the "lost years": 1578-82 and 1585-92. The first period covers the time after Shakespeare left grammar school, until his marriage to Anne Hathaway in November of 1582.

How did Shakespeare die?
The cause of Shakespeare's death is a mystery, but an entry in the diary of John Ward, the vicar of Holy Trinity Church in Stratford (where Shakespeare is buried), tells us that "Shakespeare, Drayton, and Ben Jonson had a merry meeting and it seems drank too hard, for Shakespeare died of a fever there contracted."

Why did Shakespeare die on his birthday?
Tradition has it that William Shakespeare died on his 52nd birthday, April 23, 1616, though many scholars believe this is a myth. Church records show he was interred at Trinity Church on April 25, 1616.

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