William Shakespeare

By Gao Yang
Hour 2

April 26th, 1564-April 23rd, 1616

Biography

Born in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK.

He was the third child of John Shakespeare, a leather merchant, and Mary Arden, the daughter of a landowner.

He married a woman eight years older than him, who was already pregnant when they were wed.

They had three children all together, but lost a child at the age of 11.

Contribution

This famous play has been used in many different works.

Impact

Shakespeare's work is known worldwide by people of different age groups.

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