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William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare is the grand literary figure of the Western world. During England's Elizabethan period he wrote dozens of plays which continue to dominate world theater more than 400 years later. Shakespeare handled high drama, romance and slaps... More »
Born: April 23, 1564 (age 453), Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Died: April 23, 1616

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Information about William Shakespeare's life derives from public instead of private documents: vital records, real estate and tax records, lawsuits, records of  ...

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William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and ...

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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  ...

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Apr 28, 2017 ... William Shakespeare's works are known throughout the world, but his personal life is shrouded in mystery. Learn more at Biography.com.

www.shakespeareinamericancommunities.org/education/life-william-shakespeare

Within the class system of Elizabethan England, William Shakespeare did not seem destined for greatness. He was not born into a family of nobility or significant ...

www.rsc.org.uk/shakespeares-life-and-times

Very little is known for certain about William Shakespeare. What we do know about his life comes from registrar records, court records, wills, marriage certificates ...

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Shakespeare's plays are known for their universal themes and insight into the human condition. Yet much about the playwright is a mystery.

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On this day in History, William Shakespeare born on Apr 23, 1564. ... The events of William Shakespeare's early life can only be gleaned from official records, ...

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Early life. William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564, in Stratford-upon- Avon, England. His mother, Mary Arden, was the daughter of a wealthy landowner ...