Profile of the Day: William Shakespeare

Posted April 23, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

William Shakespeare

On April 23, 1564, English poet and playwright William Shakespeare was born. Although his birth date has never been confirmed, records show he was baptized on April 26, and it was custom at the time to wait three days before baptizing a new born. Shakespeare died on the same day 52 years later on April 23, 1616. Shakespeare is widely considered to be the greatest dramatist of all time. Today, his plays are still performed and read all over the world.

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  • urooj

    it was too short