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  1. 1. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE A poet and actor
  2. 2. BIOGRAPHY He was born in 1564. He was the third of seven siblings. His father was called John Shakespeare and his mother Mary Arden.
  3. 3.  He studied at the Stratford Grammar School…
  4. 4.  …located in Stratford, United Kingdom.
  5. 5.  He learned Latin and Greek at the grammar school. Greek Latin At the age of 13 he had to leave because of his fathers financial difficulties.
  6. 6.  He grew up in Henley Street, some hundred miles northwest of London. His house
  7. 7.  When he was 18 he got married with Anne Hathaway, who was 26.
  8. 8.  They had two daughters called Susana Hall and Judith Quiney and a son called Hamnet who died when he was only 11 years old.
  9. 9.  He started to work in the theater, as an actor and as a writer whenhe was 20. In his late 30s he owned the Globe theater.
  10. 10.  His succeed in London let him to move to his house in Stratford.
  11. 11.  It is popularly believed that he died on his birthday, year 1616.
  12. 12. QUIZ How many plays and sonnets did Shakespeare write?- William Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets, he also wrote 4 lyrical plays. Was Shakespeare an actor?- He rarely participated in plays as an actor.
  13. 13. QUIZ Why is Shakespeare called the bard?- He is called the bard because bard means poet. Where is Shakespeare buried?- Shakespeare is buried in the church of the Holy Trinity in Stratford,his hometown.