William Shakespeare Timothy Mims

This is Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom, William Shakespeare's birthplace. Shakespeare was born April 23, 1564.

William Shakespeare had 3 brothers, Gilbert, Richard, and Edmund; and two sisters, Anne and Joan. His father, John Shakespeare is the picture.

This is William Shakespeare's wife, Anne Hathaway.

In William Shakespeare's work, thousand of words were made up as he went along in his writing. He also published plays and even published the famous Romeo and Juliet.

William Shakespeare was one of the greatest poets who ever lived. Shakespeare created intricate work, though it was remarkable to all poets and people around the world.

William Shakespeare's name was so confusing, that it had over 80 different variations of ways to spell it.

His burial was recorded in the register of the Holy Trinity Church, Stratford. William Shakespeare died on his birthday April 23, 1616. There are many different theories of how Shakespeare died, but we can say for now he died of old age.

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Created with images by ell brown - "Shakespeare's Birthplace - Stratford upon Avon" • tonynetone - "William Shakespeare" • pedrosimoes7 - "Camões' Portrait (1983) - Julio Pomar (1926)" • irinaraquel - "Francesco Hayez - Romeo and Juliet"

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