William Shakespeare

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About him

Born 1564

He came form money.

He married Anne Hathaway, and he married her at 18, while she was 26.

He had 3 kids, Susanna, Hamlet, and Judith. Hamlet died at 11.

Shakespeare was a successful actor and poet. He wrote at least 36 plays and 154 sonnets.

He owned the Famous Globe Theater in 1599

Famous Plays that He Wrote


Romeo and Juliet



Henry IV

Julius Caesar

Antony & Cleopatra

The Comedy of Errors

Alls Well that Ends Well

A Midsummer Nights Dream

More About Him

Shakespeare had men and boys play lady parts in his plays, he would also act in them too. He died on his birthday and also his death is a mystery. The plays were performed only in daylight. A famous quote by him was, "To be or not to be." His writing style was used with similes, metaphors, soliloquies, prologues, asides, imagery, symbolism, foreshadowing, and denouement.