William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare
1564 - 1616

William Shakespeare  British Playwright


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William Shakespeare was previously married to Anne Hathaway (Shakespeare) (1582 - 1616).


British Playwright William Shakespeare passed away on 23rd Apr 1616 Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England aged 51. Born on 26th April, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England and educated at Stratford Grammar School, William Shakespeare is most remembered for Romeo and Juilet, Hamlet, King Lear. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

William Shakespeare is a member of the following lists: English dramatists and playwrights, English poets and People from Stratford-upon-Avon.


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First Name William
Last Name Shakespeare
Full Name at Birth William Shakespeare
Alternative Name England's national poet, The Bard of Avon, The Bard
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, Warwickshire, England
Cause of Death Fever
Buried Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Bald
Distinctive Feature Revenge was a frequent motive in his work..., Iconic monologues..., His comedies are often heavily dialogue driven..., His plays often have either tragic or bitter sweet endings..., His plays often ended with the protagonist dying..., Many of his plays were based on real people..., Generally thought to be bisexual..., Romance is often involved in his plays in some way..., His plays often have more then three acts..., His comedies often have fantasy elements..., Wore an earring on left ear..., Beard hair lighter colour than head hair...
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
High School King Edward VI School, Stratford Grammar School
Occupation Text Playwright, Poet, Actor, business owner (Globe Theatre)
Occupation Playwright
Claim to Fame Romeo and Juilet, Hamlet, King Lear
Year(s) Active c. 1585–1613
Father John Shakespeare
Mother Mary Shakespeare
Brother Richard Shakespeare, Edmund Shakespeare, Gilbert Shakespeare
Sister Joan Shakespeare, Margaret Shakespeare, Anne Shakespeare
Pets Ben Johnson (poet and fellow playwright), Michael Drayton (poet), John Heminges (actor), Henry Condell (actor), Ovid (poet), Anne Hathaway (27 Nov 1582 - 23 April 1616) (his death) (3 children)

William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "the Bard"). His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

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William Shakespeare51 TaurusPlaywright
Anne Hathaway (Shakespeare)68Spouse


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
SusannaFemale26th May, 1583438 years oldAnne Hathaway (Shakespeare)
JudithFemaleFebruary, 1585436 years oldAnne Hathaway (Shakespeare)
HamnetMaleFebruary, 1885136 years oldAnne Hathaway (Shakespeare)


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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