Shakespeare's Life

  • Apr 23, 1564

    Shakespeare was Born

    Shakespeare was Born
    On this day, William was born to John and Mary Shakespeare
  • Period: Apr 23, 1564 to

    Shakespeare's Life

  • Apr 23, 1571


    If Shakespeare would have went to school, this is the time he would have went. Children started schoolat age 7.
  • First Born

    First Born
    Susanna, Shakespeare's first child, was born.
  • Shakespeare Gets Married

    Shakespeare Gets Married
    William marries Anne Hathaway at Temple Grafton
  • Twins

    Judith and Hamnet (twins) are born.
  • Going Global.. Sort of?

    Shakespeare starts making a name for himself and gets somewhat known.
  • A Few Plays

    Between 1589 and 1592, a few plays like "The Taming of the Shrew" and "Titus Andronicus".
  • Founding Member

    Shakespeare was a founding member of the Lord Chamberlain's Men, which was an acting company.
  • Death of a Twin

    Death of a Twin
    Hamnet, one of Shakespeare's twins, died.
  • The Globe was Built

    The Globe was Built
    The Globe Theater built on Bankside.
  • Death

    Shakespeare's father dies.
  • Wedding of the Firstborn

    Wedding of the Firstborn
    Susanna Shakespeare marries Dr. John Hall.
  • Death Again

    Death Again
    Shakespeare's mother died.
  • Sonnets

    Around mid 1609, the Sonnets was published by Shakespeare.
  • Death of a Poet

    Death of a Poet
    Shakespeare dies, ironically on his birthday.