When and where was Shakespeare born? Baptized?
April 23, 1564 in Stratford-on-
Avon. He was baptized April 26, 1564
When did he die?
April 23, 1616
Who did he marry? When? How old was he?
Anne Hathaway in 1582, he was eighteen.
Who was their first child? Second? Third? When was he/she born?
Susanna, in 1583, Hamnet and Judith (twins) in 1585
What happened after the twins were born?
The years after the twins were born are known as "the lost years"
When did Shakespeare start to act, and become a playwright?
In 1592, in London England.
What did Shakespeare join in 1594?
The Lord Chamberlain's Men (The King's Men when King James took the throne after Queen Elizabeth died.)
When did he retire?
He retired in 1594, after "The Globe caught fire, he figured it would be a good time to end his career as an actor and playwright for "The King's Men."
When and who published what in 1623 in honor of Shakespeare?
In 1623, "The First Folio" by John Heminges and Henry Condell.