This biography of william shakespeare reveals the life of the man behind the plays learn about his early years, family, and theater career before long, shakespeare officially became a gentleman, partly due to his own wealth and partly due to inheriting a coat of arms from his father who died in 1601. Biography of william shakespeare william shakespeare is arguably the most famous writer of the english language, known for both his plays and sonnets though much about his life remains open to debate due to incomplete evidence, the following biography consolidates the most. Welcome to explorations in voa special english i'm mario ritter today, steve ember and barbara klein tell us about one of the most influential and. William shakespeare was indisputably among the top english-language poets and playwrights of all time he was born in the village of stratford-upon-avon while much of shakespeare's biography is unknown, murky or subject to dispute, historians have managed to verify factual data through his own. William shakespeare was an english poet and dramatist read this brief biography to find more on his life literature without shakespeare is like an aquarium without fishes though it would have all the adoration and kinds, a look at it would tell you that it is lifeless and dead.
Biography of william shakespeare an english poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and the world's shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 and 1613 his early plays were mainly comedies and histories, genres he raised to the. This is a short biography of william shakespeare it includes the major facts about his life and work 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. Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man the course of true love never did run smooth. Read shakespeare's biography: the mystery of shakespeare's genius is something we will probably never solve, and any attempt to understand how a william was born in 1564 and baptised on 26th april because it was customary to baptise a child three days after its birth we have fixed his birth date.
Early life of william shakespeare william shakespeare was a celebrated playwright, poet and actor he was born in the city of stratford-upon-avon in shakespeare then underwent a series of ups and downs owing to the outbreak of the bubonic plague due to which the theatres had to be shut down. William shakespeare: william shakespeare, english dramatist, poet, and actor, considered by many to britannica classics: william shakespearethis film recounts the life of shakespeare from his early boyhood through his productive academy of american poets - biography of william shakespeare. William shakespeare is the greatest writer in the history of the entire world he is the best writer when it comes to epic tragedies and romantic comedies shakespeare is the father of modern literature he is widely known for writing the famous play romeo and juliet and that's not even his best work.
William shakespeare left school at age fifteen, and his contemporary ben jonson said shakespeare had little latin and less greek—so it wasn't his some say that shakespeare didn't write any of the works staged under his name this theory became popular in the nineteenth century, and some say. William shakespeare (baptized on april 26, 1564 - april 23, 1616) was an english playwright, actor and poet who also known as the bard of avon and often called shakespeare's works are known throughout the world, but his personal life is shrouded in mystery learn more at biographycom. Biography of william shakespeare william shakespeare (1564-1616), `the bard of avon', english poet and playwright wrote the famous 154 sonnets and numerous highly successful oft quoted dramatic works including the tragedy of the prince of denmark, hamlet.
William shakespeare biography bookmark this page manage my reading list personal background william shakespeare was born in 1564 in stratford-upon-avon, england, northwest of london, to john shakespeare and mary arden. William shakespeare biography - william shakespeare is regarded by many as the greatest dramatist of all times an englishman, shakespeare was also a poet and an actor. Biography of william shakespeare for all his fame and celebration, william shakespeare remains a mysterious figure with regards to personal history there are just two primary sources for information on the bard: his works, and various legal and church documents that have survived from. William shakespeare: biography the great english playwright of the renaissance, a national poet, internationally recognized, william shakespeare was born in stratford, which is located north of london in history, there is information only about his baptism on april 26, 1564. William shakespeare biography when was shakespeare born in 1597, william shakespeare bought a home called new place in stratford-upon-avon recent archaeological evidence discovered in shakespeare's new place shows that shakespeare was only ever an intermittent lodger in london.
William shakespeare was baptized on 26 april 1564 we don't know the exact date of his birth but in the 16th century it was normal for babies to baptized within a few days of their birth (because so many died) shakespeare was born the same year as christopher marlowe. Biography of william shakespeare shakespeare's father was quite prosperous at the time of the birth of his son, but was later prosecuted for participating in the black market of wool and lost his position as an alderman. So wrote william shakespeare, aka the bard of avon, the master of elizabethan drama, and the world's most famous writer so who was william shakespeare we don't know the man nearly as well as we know his works what we do know about his biography comes mainly from official records.
Short bio of william shakespeare william shakespeare was born in stratford-upon-avon on 23rd april 1564 his father william was a successful local businessman, and his mother mary was the daughter of a landowner relatively prosperous, it is likely the family paid for williams education. William shakespeare (26 april 1564 (baptised) - 23 april 1616) was an english poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the english language and the world's pre-eminent. William shakespeare biography born: april 23, 1564 stratford-upon-avon, england died: april 23, 1616 stratford-upon-avon, england english dramatist though no personal documents survive from shakespeare's school years, he probably attended the stratford grammar school and studied the.