William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

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Names
Bard of Avon nickname
Swan of Avon nickname
The Bard nickname
William Shakespeare
Dates
1564-1616
Birth
April 23, 1564
Death
April 23, 1616
Styles/Cultures/Eras
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Timeline

23 Apr 1564
Birth of William Shakespeare
26 Apr 1564
Baptism of William Shakespeare
1568
William Shakespeare's father, John Shakespeare, becomes bailiff (a role corresponding to mayor) of Stratford-upon-Avon.
Nov 1582
William Shakespeare Marries Anne Hathaway
1588
Love's Labour's Lost by William Shakespeare
1589
Henry VI: Part I by William Shakespeare
1589
The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
1590
Henry VI: Part II by William Shakespeare
1590
Henry VI: Part III by William Shakespeare
1590
Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare
1590
Composition of Edward III by William Shakespeare.
c. 1592
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
1592
Richard III by William Shakespeare
1594
William Shakespeare is prominent member of the Lord Chamberlain's Men
1594
Composition of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.

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