William shakespeare - poet - william shakespeare, regarded as the foremost dramatist of his time, wrote more than thirty plays and more than one hundred sonnets, all written in the form together they raised two daughters: susanna, who was born in 1583, and judith (whose twin brother died in boyhood), born in 1585. Shakespeare was born and raised in stratford-upon-avon at the age of 18 he married anne hathaway, who bore him 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 the playing company the lord chamberlain's. Kids learn about the biography of william shakespeare, playwright for the english theatre during the renaissance at the globe theatre of london william shakespeare biography occupation: playwright, actor and poet born: april 26, 1564 baptized in stratford-upon-avon, england (likely born on april 23rd ) died: april. William shakespeare (26 april 1564 – 23 april 1616), was an english poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english few records of shakespeare's private life survive, which has stimulated considerable speculation about such matters as his physical appearance. Poet ben jonson was a towering figure among the english writers of the late 16th and early 17th centuries although william shakespeare is now regarded as the most significant writer of the time, and indeed, of all time, jonson dominated the playwriting scene during that period he was a satirist, playwright, poet and. William shakespeare- william shakespeare was an english poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and september 29 spanish writer miguel de cervantes born this day in 1547 (died 'there is no book so badthat it does not have something good in it' (don quixote). Shakespeare was born and raised in stratford-upon-avon at the age of 18 as an actor, writer and part owner of a playing company which ______ (call) the lord key 1 william shakespeare was baptized on 26th april 1564 he was an english poet and playwright who was regarded as the greatest writer in the english.
William shakespeare is an english poet and playwright known as the 'bard of avon', he is also a remarkable person featured in yale's little histories we were inspired to look more closely at some of the key figures that appear in our little history books by an interaction with a reader on the little history facebook page. Born: april 23, 1564 stratford-upon-avon, england died: april 23, 1616 stratford -upon-avon, england english dramatist and poet the english playwright, poet, and actor william shakespeare was a popular dramatist he was born six years after queen elizabeth i (1533–1603) ascended the throne, in the height of the. An overview of shakespeare's life from the folger shakespeare library william shakespeare was probably born on about april 23, 1564, the date that is traditionally given for his birth the same writer alludes to one of shakespeare's earliest history plays, henry vi, part 3, which must already have been performed. Poet, playwright, actor and theatrical-company shareholder, william shakespeare (sometimes spelled shakspeare, or shagspere, or shaxpere his eloquent, flexible and infinitely expressive verse and his readiness to burst the bounds of the english language (drawing on a vocabulary of more than.
English poet and playwright – shakespeare is widely considered to be the greatest writer in the english language he wrote 38 plays and 154 sonnets short bio of william shakespeare william shakespeare was born in stratford- upon-avon on 23rd april 1564 his father william was a successful local. 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 some collaborations. William shakespeare was an english poet and playwright who is considered one of the greatest writers to ever use the english language he is also the most famous playwright in the world, with his plays being translated in over 50 languages and performed across the globe for audiences of all ages known colloquially as.
William shakespeare was an english poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both 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, consist of approximately 39 plays, 154. Shakespeare william shakespeare was an english poet, playwright, and actor he was born on 26 april 1564 in stratford-upon-avon his father was a successful local businessman and his mother was the daughter of a landowner shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and the. William shakespeare, shakespeare also spelled shakspere, byname bard of avon or swan of avon, (baptized april 26, 1564, stratford-upon-avon, warwickshire, england—died april 23, 1616, stratford-upon-avon), english poet, dramatist, and actor, often called the english national poet and considered.
William shakespeare - english poet, playwright, and actor name: william shakespeare date of birth: 26 april 1564 place of birth: stratford-upon-avon, warwickshire, england date of death: 23 april 1616 (aged 52) place of death: stratford-upon-avon, warwickshire, england resting place: church of the holy. William shakespeare was a renowned english poet, playwright, and actor born in 1564 read about his life and works.
William shakespeare the most famous of all english playwrights was born in 1564 and died on st georges day, in 1616 his birthday is (usually) celebrated on 23rd april in stratford-upon-avon sir walter scott sir walter scott, scottish author, playwright and poet, creator of the modern historical novel – and responsible. Many people believe william shakespeare is the best british writer of all time his many works are about life, love, death, revenge, grief, jealousy, murder, magic and mystery he wrote the blockbuster plays of his day - some of his most famous are macbeth, romeo and juliet, and hamlet it has been almost. At the king's new school, stratford's splendid grammar school, william would have learned an immense amount of latin literature and history, perhaps using the latin–english dictionary left to the school by john bretchgirdle who had baptized him among the works that shakespeare later used as sources for his plays are.