William Shakespeare

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William Shakespeare was an English actor, playwright and poet, arguably the greatest writer and dramatist in the English language. - AsNotedIn


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Works about William Shakespeare

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1564/04/23 William Shakespeare is born to John Shakespeare, an alderman and Mary Arden, the daughter of an land owner farmer in Stratford-upon-Avon. William's birth date is unknown. Born Shakespeare's Birthplace Stratford-upon-Avon
1564/04/26 William Shakespeare is baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Faith Church Of Holy Trinity Stratford-upon-Avon
1591/00/00 "Henry VI, part 2" is first performed, about 1591 Playwright Henry VI, part 2
1591/00/00 "Henry VI, part 3" is first performed, about 1591 Playwright Henry VI, part 3
1592/00/00 "Henry VI, part 1" is first performed, about 1592 Playwright Henry VI, part 1
1593/00/00 "The Comedy of Errors" is first performed, about 1593 Playwright The Comedy of Errors
1593/00/00 "Richard III" is first performed, about 1593 Playwright Richard III
1593/04/00 Written between 1592-1593, "Venus and Adonis" by William Shakespeare is entered into the Stationers Register. Author Venus and Adonis (Shakespeare poem)
1594/00/00 "Titus Andronicus" is first performed, about 1594 Playwright Titus Andronicus
1594/00/00 "The Taming of the Shrew" is first performed, about 1594 Playwright The Taming of the Shrew (play)
1595/00/00 "Romeo and Juliet" is first performed, about 1595 Playwright Romeo and Juliet
1595/00/00 "Love's Labours Lost" is first performed, about 1595 Playwright Love's Labours Lost
1595/00/00 "Two Gentlemen of Verona" is first performed, about 1595 Playwright Two Gentlemen of Verona
1596/00/00 "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is first performed, about 1596 Playwright A Midsummer Night's Dream (play)
1596/00/00 "Richard II" is first performed, about 1596 Playwright Richard II
1597/00/00 "The Merchant of Venice" is first performed, about 1597 Playwright The Merchant of Venice
1597/00/00 "King John" is first performed, about 1597 Playwright King John (play)
1598/00/00 "Henry IV, part 1" is first performed, about 1598 Playwright Henry IV, part 1
1598/00/00 "Henry IV, part 2" is first performed, about 1598 Playwright Henry IV, part 2
1599/00/00 "Much Ado About Nothing" is first performed, about 1599 Playwright Much Ado About Nothing
1599/00/00 "Henry V" is first performed, about 1599 Playwright Henry V
1600/00/00 "Julius Caesar" is first performed, about 1600 Playwright Julius Caesar (play)
1600/00/00 "As You Like It" is first performed, about 1600 Playwright As You Like It
1601/00/00 "Hamlet" is first performed, about 1601 Playwright Hamlet
1601/00/00 "The Merry Wives of Windsor" is first performed, about 1601 Playwright The Merry Wives of Windsor
1602/00/00 "Troilus and Cressida" is first performed, about 1602 Playwright Troilus and Cressida
1602/02/02 "Twelfth Night" is performed at Middle Temple Hall. - At our feast we had a play called 'Twelve Night, or What You Will', much like 'The Comedy of Errors' or 'Menaechmi' in Plautus, but most like and near to that in Italian called 'Inganni'. Playwright Twelfth Night Middle Temple Hall Middle Temple
1603/00/00 "All's Well That Ends Well" is first performed, about 1603 Playwright All's Well That Ends Well
1603/12/00 The King's Men, William Shakespeare's playing company, perform for King James I over Christmas and New Year in 1603-1604. Work Hampton Court Molesey
1605/00/00 "Othello" is first performed, about 1605 Playwright Othello (play)
1605/00/00 "Measure for Measure" is first performed, c 1605. Playwright Measure for Measure
1606/00/00 "King Lear" is first performed, about 1606 Playwright King Lear (play)
1606/00/00 "Macbeth" is first performed, about 1606 Playwright Macbeth (play)
1607/00/00 "Antony and Cleopatra" is first performed, about 1607 Playwright Antony and Cleopatra
1608/00/00 "Coriolanus" is first performed, about 1608 Playwright Coriolanus
1608/00/00 "Timon of Athens" is first performed, about 1608 Playwright Timon of Athens
1609/00/00 "Shake-Speares Sonnets" is published by Thomas Thorpe. Author Shake-Speares Sonnets
1609/00/00 "Pericles, Prince of Tyre" is first performed, about 1609 Playwright Pericles, Prince of Tyre (play)
1610/00/00 "Cymbeline" is first performed, about 1610 Playwright Cymbeline
1612/00/00 "The Tempest" is first performed, about 1612 Playwright The Tempest
1613/00/00 "Henry VIII" is first performed, about 1613 Playwright Henry VIII
1616/01/25 William Shakespeare drafts a will. Life Marriage of Judith Shakespeare and Thomas Quiney
1616/04/23 William Shakespeare dies in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England Died
1616/04/25 The funeral for William Shakespeare is at Holy Trinity. Shakespeare is buried in the chancel of the Holy Trinity Church. In Memoriam Church Of Holy Trinity Stratford-upon-Avon
1807/00/00 Tales from Shakespeare - published Source Author Tales from Shakespeare

38 Creative Works by William Shakespeare »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Henry VI, part 2 Playwright Play 1591/00/00
Henry VI, part 3 Playwright Play 1591/00/00
Henry VI, part 1 Playwright Play 1592/00/00
The Comedy of Errors Playwright Play 1593/00/00
Richard III Playwright Play 1593/00/00
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Venus and Adonis (Shakespeare poem) Author Poem 1593/04/00
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The Taming of the Shrew (play) Playwright Play 1594/00/00
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Titus Andronicus Playwright Play 1594/00/00
Love's Labours Lost Playwright Play 1595/00/00
Romeo and Juliet Playwright Play 1595/00/00
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Two Gentlemen of Verona Playwright Play 1595/00/00
Richard II Playwright Play 1596/00/00
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (play) Playwright Play 1596/00/00
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King John (play) Playwright Play 1597/00/00
The Merchant of Venice Playwright Play 1597/00/00
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Henry IV, part 1 Playwright Play 1598/00/00
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Henry IV, part 2 Playwright Play 1598/00/00
Henry V Playwright Play 1599/00/00
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Much Ado About Nothing Playwright Play 1599/00/00
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As You Like It Playwright Play 1600/00/00
Julius Caesar (play) Playwright Play 1600/00/00
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Hamlet Playwright Play 1601/00/00
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The Merry Wives of Windsor Playwright Play 1601/00/00
Troilus and Cressida Playwright Play 1602/00/00
Twelfth Night Playwright Play 1602/02/02
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All's Well That Ends Well Playwright Play 1603/00/00
Othello (play) Playwright Play 1605/00/00
  • 30 or So Notable Plays, Musicals and Stage Shows for a Life List
Measure for Measure Playwright Play 1605/00/00
King Lear (play) Playwright Play 1606/00/00
  • 30 or So Notable Plays, Musicals and Stage Shows for a Life List
Macbeth (play) Playwright Play 1606/00/00
  • 30 or So Notable Plays, Musicals and Stage Shows for a Life List
Antony and Cleopatra Playwright Play 1607/00/00
Coriolanus Playwright Play 1608/00/00
  • 30 or So Notable Plays, Musicals and Stage Shows for a Life List
Timon of Athens Playwright Play 1608/00/00
Shake-Speares Sonnets Author Poems 1609/00/00
Pericles, Prince of Tyre (play) Playwright Play 1609/00/00
Cymbeline Playwright Play 1610/00/00
The Tempest Playwright Play 1612/00/00
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Henry VIII Playwright Play 1613/00/00

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