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Birth Name: William Sheakespeare

Born: 23 April 1564 Died: 23 April 1616

Born and residing in: United Kingdom

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Anne Hathaway (Shakespeare wife)


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Description: His birthdate is assumed from his baptism on April 25. His father John was the son of a farmer who became a successful tradesman; his mother 'Mary Arden' was gentry. He studied Latin works at Stratford Grammar School, leaving about age 15. About this time his father suffered an unknown financial setback, though the family home remained in his possession. An affair with Anne Hathaway, 8 years his senior and a nearby farmer's daughter, led to pregnancy and a hasty marriage late in 1582. Susanna was born in May of 1583, twins Hamnet and Judith in January of 1585. By 1592 he was an established actor and playwright in London though h ... (more)
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""Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them." - Twelfth-Night; or, What You Will, Act II. Scene V. William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including collaborations, consis"


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