William Shakespeare  English Playwright

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William Shakespeare passed away on 23rd Apr 1616 aged 51.


William Shakespeare was previously married to Anne Hathaway (Shakespeare) (1581 - 1616).

He is rumoured to have hooked up with Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton and William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke.

William Shakespeare had 3 children, Susanna (433), Judith (431) and Hamnet (131).


William Shakespeare is a 51 year old English Playwright. Born on 26th April, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England and educated at King Edward VI School, he is famous for Romeo and Juilet, Hamlet. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

William Shakespeare is a member of the following lists: 17th-century English poets, People of the Elizabethan era and 16th-century English poets.


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Partner Comparison

William Shakespeare51 TaurusPlaywright
Anne Hathaway (Shakespeare)67Homemaker
Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton51 Libra
William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke50 Aries


Female26th May, 1583433 years old
FemaleFebruary, 1585431 years old
MaleFebruary, 1885131 years old


Posted commentsView all comments (4)

MikeyOct 12, 2011

He is the oldest celebrity i've ever seen

rafael paganJun 24, 2011

i was told that he smoked a lot of pot,dropped acid,and drank a lot of beer.way to go boi!

sushmaJul 29, 2010

my favorite play is as you like it.

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    William Shakespeare (/ˈʃeɪkspɪər/; 26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) 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 Eng...

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    Longest Relationship35 yrs, 3 mths
    Shortest Relationship35 yrs, 3 mths
    Average Relationship Length35 yrs, 3 mths
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    First Name William
    Last Name Shakespeare
    Age 51 (age at death) years
    Birthday 26th April, 1564
    Birthplace Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
    Died 23rd April, 1616
    Place of Death Stratford-upon-Avon
    Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
    Build Average
    Eye Color Blue
    Hair Color Brown - Light
    Zodiac Sign Taurus
    Sexuality Bisexual
    Religion Roman Catholic
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality English
    High School King Edward VI School
    Occupation Text Playwright
    Occupation Playwright
    Claim to Fame Romeo and Juilet, Hamlet
    Father John Shakespeare
    Mother Mary Shakespeare
    Brother Richard Shakespeare, Edmund Shakespeare, Gilbert Shakespeare
    Sister Joan Shakespeare, Margaret Shakespeare, Anne Shakespeare
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