William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) is widely considered the greatest writer in the English Language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. Known as ‘The Bard of Avon’, he was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon and also wrote many poems, including his famous sonnets. The first collected edition of his works was published in 1623 and is known as ‘The First Folio’.

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