William Shakespeare (English)

William Shakespeare (English/1564-1616) was an English poet, actor, and playwright. He wrote thirty-eight plays, 154 sonnets, and two major narrative poems. Some of Shakespeare’s greatest plays include Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, and Macbeth. He is widely regarded as the greatest playwright in the English language, and his works have been translated, adapted, and performed around the world.

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