1.68 m or 5feet 6inches
Death Date: April 23, 1616
William Shakespeare was an English poet and famous play write and he’s widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. Although great deal of mysteries around Shakespear’s life, it is documented that he was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon in the center of England and was baptized in 1564.
He was probably educated in Stratford in the local grammar school, and then there is no record of him until he married Anne Hathaway in 1582. The couple had three children and then seven years passed, known as Shakespeare’s lost years, where there is no documented recorded of him until he was noted as part of the London theater scene in 1592.
In 1592 Shakespeare’s work was criticized by another play which documented his career although it is unknown when he began writing. Shakespeare’s plays were performed solely by the Lord Chamberlain’s company from 1594 of which Shakespeare himself was one of the actors. After Queen Elizabeth the first died in 1603 the new King James the first issued a royal patent to the company and it was renamed The Kings Men.
The company built a new theater on the south bank of the river Tense, in London in 1599, called The Globe, which made Shakespeare a wealthy man. His plays began to be published in 1594, and by 1598, his name appeared on the title pages of the works. He continued writing until at least 1613 and died in 1616 survived by his wife and daughters.
He is buried in the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-Upon-Aven and his epitaph warns of a curse of anyone who disturbs his remains. His works consists of some 38 plays, 154 sanest and several other poems his plays has been translated into every major modern language and his plays have been performed more than any other play write in history.