William Shakespeare

  • Apr 23, 1564

    Birth

    Birth
    Shakespeare was born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon.
  • 1582

    Marriage

    Marriage
    When he was eighteen, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway.
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet
    Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet early in his career as a playwright, probably in 1594 or 1595.
  • Death

    Death
    Shakespeare died on 23 April; in 1616, when he was 52 years of age.