William Shakespeare

William was born on 23.04.1564 to John Shakespeare (1530 - 08.09.1601) and Mary Arden (1537 - 1608).
He was born in Stratford-upon-Avon as well as his parents.
He died on 26.04.1564.

William Shakespeare 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, consist of approximately 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship.

Origin of the name William - From the Germanic name Willahelm, which was composed of the elements wil "will, desire" and helm "he..


wife Anna Hathaway

Anna and William married on 27.11.1582
Anna was 8 years older than William.
Date of birth: 1556
She died on 06.08.1623 as 67 years old in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Children: Susanna Hall (26.05.1583 - 11.07.1649), Hamnet Shakespeare (1585 - 1596), Judith Quiney (1585 - 09.02.1662).
Lived to adulthood: Susanna and Judith

Origin of the name Anna - Form of Channah (see Hannah) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. Many later Old Testament tra..
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