William Shakespeare

His Life

Shakespeare lived to 52. He was born in April 1564, and died on April 23rd 1616. He had seven siblings, and 3 children. He married his wife, Anne Hathaway, when he was 18. Shakespeare died a rich man, when he died he left his property to his daughter.

His Creations

Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 works that we know of. His plays are made up of 884,429 words. He introduced almost 3,000 words into the English language. He is the second most quoted writer in the English dictionary.

Facts about his creations

Some of the words that Shakespeare created

Some of the words that we use nowadays in our everyday lives are the ones that Shakespeare created. A great example is bedroom, it was first said in Shakespeare's play, A Midsummer Night's Dream.