Trivia Crack Answer: 16th Century
About William Shakespeare was born in the 16th century
William Shakespeare, an English poet, playwright and actor, was born in the 16th century. Shakespeare is renowned as the greatest writer in the English language, he is England’s national poet and called the ‘Bard of Avon, after his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon. Throughout his life, Shakespeare completed around 154 sonnets, 38 plays, two long narrative poems, as well as some other various verses. He began his acting and career as a playwright in 1585 in London, where soon after he became the part owner of a company playhouse called Lord Chamberlain’s Men, otherwise known as the King’s Men. Most of Shakespeare’s more notable works were produced between 1589 and 1613. These years include Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, and Hamlet, each work considered to be among the best works to have been produced in the English language and indeed all of literature since the beginning of time. Although exact dates for the completion of his plays are vague at best, it is known that Shakespeare began his career by writing Historical dramas like Richard III and Henry VI in the early 1590’s. He later moved on to writing comedies like A Midsummer Night’s Dream, As You Like It, and Much Ado About Nothing. During this time, while continuing to produce historical dramas and absolutely infusing his comical and witty edge to each, Shakespeare began to delve into tragedies like Romeo and Juliet and Julius Caesar. Shakespeare ended his time with the playhouse by, in the early 17th century, created his so-called problem plays. like Measure for Measure, Troilus and Cressida, and All’s Well That Ends Well.