by Emma and Samaria

About Shakespeare

Shak espeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564. He was married at age 18 to Anne Hathaway who was 26. He had 3 children Susanna, Hamnet, and Judith. Sadly Hamnet died when he was 11. He was a leading poet and also a successful actor. He wrote 36 plays and 154 sonnets and other peoms. He part owned the Famouse Globe Theater in 1599. He died on April 23, 1616.

Famous Plays

Shakespeare had a lot of plays and here are his most famous ones.



- Romeo and Juliet




-The Comedy of Errors

-Alls Well that Ends Well

- A Midsummer Nights Dream


- Henry IV

- Julius Ceaser

Antony & Cleopatra

Interesting Facts

- His plays only containedc men and boys.

- His death is a mystery.

- None of shakespeare's original manusrcipts exist because they were written too quickly on order to perfrom them on stage

- Shakespeare's home is now a museum