By: Cameron Guettler


William Shakespeare was baptised on April 26 1564. He was considered Englands national poet and is one of the founders of the modern day english language. He has written 38 plays, 154 sonnets, and 2 narrative poems. He married at the age of 18, and had 3 kids. He was a successful actor who was a part owner in the Lords Chamberlain Playing Company.

Why was shakespeare so popular?

William shakespeare was so popular in the late 1500's due to the fact that his use of the english language was so revolutionary that it would most likely be considered the medieval times J.K Rowling.
Shakespeare had probably the biggest imppact on the modern day english, and non english language in the world. His amazing, and revolutionary writing styles were centuries ahead of his time. The modern day world would most likely be very different if he had chosen a different past.