Shakespeare a short biography

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Shakespeare a short biography

  1. 1. 1564-1616
  2. 2. He was born on April 23, 1564 in Stratford- Upon-Avon
  3. 3. His parents were John and Mary Arden Shakespeare. His father was a maker, worker and seller of leather products. They were middle-class citizens. He had 7 siblings.
  4. 4. He went to Grammar School from 7 to 13 years old.
  5. 5. In 1582, when he was18, he married AnneHathaway who was26 years old.
  6. 6. Anne Hathaway’sfather was a yeomanfarmer, a free man whohad his own farm.
  7. 7. They had 3 children, 2 daughters and a son.
  8. 8. Shakespeare’s house
  9. 9. Shakespeare’s house present day
  10. 10. Anne Hathaway’s cottage
  11. 11. Shakespeare’s house: interior
  12. 12. Stratford-upon-Avon
  13. 13. Between 1585 and 1592, Shakespeare left Stratford for London to start his career in the theatre.
  14. 14. 1593: Shakespeare started writing The Sonnets.1594: He founded the LordChamberlain’s Men actingcompany. 1595: Shakespeare wrote both Romeo & Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  15. 15. 1598-1599 : The Globe Theatre was built.Shakespeare was a part-owner of the new theatre.
  16. 16. 1613: The Globe Theatre burnt to theground. It was later rebuilt and opened in1614.
  17. 17. April 23, 1616 Shakespeare diedafter a few days of high fever atthe age of 52. He was buried inStratford-upon-Avon, England.

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