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Title: William Shakespeare Biography ( 1564


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William Shakespeare Biography ( 1564 1616 )
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  • Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon on 23
    April 1564.

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  • Shakespeare attended school for a time and it is
    believed that he left school around the age of
    fourteen, which was not uncommon at the time.

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  • Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway in 1582 when he
    was eighteen years old.

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  • The next year in 1583 they had a daughter named
    Susanna.

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  • The Shakespeare family grew again in 1585 with
    the birth of twins named Hamnet and Judith.

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  • Shakespeare had become known as a dramatist and
    an actor in London by 1592.

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  • In 1593 Shakespeare had his first work published,
    which was the narrative poem Venus and Adonis.

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  • In 1599, the company built the Globe, a theater
    near London.

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  • In his later years, Shakespeare returned home to
    Stratford-upon-Avon around 1610 to 1613.

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  • Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616.

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  • Shakespeare is considered to be one of best
    playwrights of all time. He wrote 37 plays,
    including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth.
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