William Shakespeare

The Best Playwright in history!


He was born April 23,1564 in a small town of Stafford-Upon Avon.He was baptized when he was only 3 years old.At age 18 he married Anne Hathaway,in the next two years he had three children.


By 1592 he was a successful actor and had already wrote several plays.He wrote more than 30 plays.Invented thousands of words(often combining Latin, French, Native roots.) He invented words like Arch-Villain, Birthplace, Bloodsucking, Courtship, Downstairs, Fanged, Hunchbacked, Leapfrog,Exc.

Impact on today

people still study his writing today.He influenced Literature and is being looked up to for his great success.His plays are still being played today , and made into movies.

Interesting Facts

  • Most people agree that he is the greatest playwright in the English language.
  • His plays included history, Comedies, Tragedies, and tragicomedies all written in blank verse.
  • he died on his Birthday.
William Shakespeare - Mini Biography


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