The life of Shakespeare

By mwkwtr
  • Apr 26, 1564

    Babtized date

    Babtized date
    The actual birthdate of Skakespeare is unknown. So they use his babized date at the Holy Trinity Parish Church.
  • Jan 6, 1567

    Richard Burbage

    Richard Burbage
    Richard Burbage, the greatest tragedian of the age, who would eventually portray Hamlet, Lear, Othello and all Shakespeare's great parts born.
  • Married Anne Hathaway

    Married Anne Hathaway
    He married and had three kids. He was 18, she was 26. Main reason they married was because she became pregant, and it would've caused trouble for both families.
  • Wrote first play

    Wrote first play
    Shakespeare is believed by most academics to have written his very first play, Henry VI, Part One in this year.
  • Sonnets

    Begins writing the Sonnets which were probably completed in 1597
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet
    A busy year for Shakespeare as he is thought to have composed Richard II performed that very same year, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, thought to be composed for a wedding and the greatest love story of all time, Romeo and Juliet.
  • Globe Theatre was built

    Globe Theatre was built
    The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London associated with William Shakespeare. It was built in 1599 by Shakespeare's playing company.
  • Hamlet

    Shakespeare is thought to have composed arguably his greatest play, Hamlet, at this time.
  • Globe Theatre destroyed

    Globe Theatre destroyed
    The Globe Theatre was destroyed by fire.
  • Shakespeare dies

    Shakespeare dies
    William dies on April 23rd, his burial being recorded in the Stratford Holy Church Register two days later.