The Bard Of Avon.

William Shakespeare: The Bard Of Avon.

William Shakespeare, or rather known as The Bard Of Avon, is one of the most famous English poet and play writer. The world regards Shakespeare as the world's pre-eminent dramatist and the greatest writer in English language. Usually known as the "National poet of England" , Shakespeare earned another sobriquet; 'Bard Of Avon' which was given to him as a honor from his own homeland: Stratford-upon-Avon.No one knows the exact date birth of Shakespeare, though as per the records, his birthday is given as 26th April 1564, the day when he was baptized.

Even though he remains no more (23 April 1616), the candle which he lit, the works which he did, still lives, creating a great art influence on the youth today.

Shakespeare. Or Shaxpere?

The number of names Shakespeare has is still not taken a definite number. Weird, huh?

Yes, it is. Even though his family records show a list of 44 names, it is said that his will had other spellings. In his will, he spelled it in two ways-"Shakspere" and "Shakspeare." Other spellings include "Shagspeare," "Shakestaffe," "Shagsbere," "Shaxpere," and "Shackspeare."

Some Of His Top Plays.

His Personal Life.

At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathway, with whom he had three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Between 1585 and 1592, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part-owner of a playing company called the Lord Chamberlains Men, later known as the Kings Men.

He Had seven brothers and sisters.

King Lear was banished from the English stage for making fun of the monarchy.

His house was called New Palace.

Used the word dog or dogs over 200 times in his works

Never attended a University

His Death.

Saturday, Aug. 31st, 9pm

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Stratford-upon-Avon, England

His tomb was inscribed with a curse




I Am A Hero.