William Shakespeare (baptized 26. 4. 1564 - 23. 4. 1616) - English dramatist, poet and actor. One of the most prominent world drama. His plays are relevant today. The first Czech translation of Shakespeare's works are due to Charles Ignatius Tham became in 1786 the tragedy of Macbeth.
The exact date of birth of the playwright is not substantiated. Recorded is the only day of his baptism on April 26, 1564. He also knows that the world came and spent his youth in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon near Birmingham. In the hometown of William graduated and was already eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway, who was eight years older and with whom he had three children. Two of them were twins baptized in 1585th
Life of William Shakespeare is largely shrouded in mystery, which gives space for various speculative theories. Many are also unaware of the period before 1592, when the game began to put a London theater. What is certain is that as the author reaped by former public success. And despite the critics.
Among Shakespeare's most famous works include titles A Midsummer Night's , The Taming of the Shrew , Hamlet , Richard III. , Romeo and Juliet , King Jan and others. Games that are ascribed to him, thirty-seven have survived and is still found in repertory theaters around the world. Very popular are also quotations from his works, because not lack wisdom nor witty observation.