Who Was William Shakespeare??

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William Shakespeare was born on date 26 April 1564 and he died on date 23 April 1616. Though, he was an English poet and playwright, of the English language. He was considered & became famous as the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He has gained a name of fame as England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”. Although, he has written a wide range of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems. And many other poems also. Furthermore, his plays have been translated into many major languages. The new thing about his plays is that his plays are performed and played more times than any other play writer.

Who Was William Shakespeare

Moreover, Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children namely Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. However, in the period of years 1585 and 1592, he started a successful career in London as an actor/performer, writer/author, and become part-owner of a playing company called the Lord Chamberlain’s Men and after that known as the King’s Men.

He seems to have retired to Stratford around 1613. Where he died, three years later. Rare records of Shakespeare’s personal life survive, and there has been substantial speculation about such matters. As his physical appearance, his sexuality, the religious beliefs and whether works credited to him were written by the others.

 

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