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What year was Romeo and Juliet written?

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1594 to 1595!
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Believed to have been written between 1591 and 1595

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Romeo and Juliet was written by William Shakespeare most probably in 1594 or 1595.

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Romeo and Juliet published in 1597.

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1594-1597. No one knows for sure though.

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While there have been many different adaptations of the play,Romeo and Juliet was said to be published in 1597. Therefore it should have been written with close years

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Although the exact date Shakespeare wrote it is unknown, Romeo and Juliet was published in 1597.

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The exact date is unknown but because Shakespeare mentions an earthquake that happened 11 years ago he was be referring to one that happened in 1580, meaning that he may have written it n 1591. Many believe it was written sometime between 1594 and 1595 because of the similarities with A Midsummer's Night's Dream. So, in conclusion, it was definitely written in the 1590s.

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The date for when Romeo and Juliet was written is unknown but it could be written sometime between 1594 and 1595

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Although the exact date is unknown, Romeo and Juliet was written sometime during the years of 1594 and 1595. 

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Romeo and Juliet was written by Shakespeare early on in his literary career, most probably in 1594 or 1595.

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Although the specific date the play was written is not known, it is known that it was written between 1594 and 1595.   In addition,  it is believed that the First Quarto, an incomplete and unauthorized edition, was published in 1597, while the Second Quarto, which was authorized, was published in 1599. 

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"It is unknown when exactly Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet. Juliet's nurse refers to an earthquake which she says occurred eleven years ago.[10] An earthquake did occur in England in 1580, possibly dating that particular line to 1591, although other earthquakes - both in England and in Verona - have been proposed in support of different dates.[11] But the play's stylistic similarities with A Midsummer Night's Dream and other plays conventionally dated around 1594-5, place the writing between 1591 and 1595.[12] One conjecture is that Shakespeare may have begun a draft in 1591, which he completed in 1595.[13]

(They know it was before 1597 because it was published at that point!)

All taken directly from reference!!! (I don't want to be accused of plagarizing!) 

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Romeo and Julier was written between 1594 and 1595

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'Romeo and Juliet' by William Shakespeare was written in the later months of 1594. However the main source for Shakespeares play was an Aurthur Brooke poem - 'The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet', written in 1562. The inspiration for this poem came from a french version by Boaistuau in 1559, which in turn was sourced from an Italian story (Romeo e Giulietta) by Matteo Bandello - written in 1554.

Therefore, it could be argued that The story of Romeo and Juliet was, in fact, written - though not by William Shakespeare - in 1554.

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1562

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Romeo and Juliet was written in an earlier junction of Shakespeare's literary career, somewhere been 1594 and 1595. Though the exact date in not known, this time span is fairly accurate considering the time it would have taken to write the play and the style in which it is written.
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Shakespeare most likely wrote one of his most acclaimed works, Romeo and Juliet, earlier in his writing career, for his writing style changed as he matured and the societal concerns/issues started to alter.

Most experts believe that Romeo and Juliet was written by Shakespeare between 1594 and 1595, yet all agree that it was written before 1597, as that was the year when it was officially published.

Hopefully this info is useful for you.

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well, i don't think there is an actual date, just like there aren't many other dates related to William Shakespeare. but i do think that it was written in the later months of the 1590s.

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1590s

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Like many of Shakespeare's plays, the date of publication is unknown. But it's likely, and according to Wikipedia, it was probably in the 1594 or 1595.
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1596

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it was written between 1589-95, sorry if its a bit vague

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1594
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1594 to 1595

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1594

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1594

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1594

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It was written by William Shakespeare in 1594.  It was also a tragedy, where two people fall in love, but then both die in the end, since their love is so powerful.

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First published in 1597

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1594 or 1595

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Romeo and Juliet was written by Shakespeare at a relatively early juncture in his literary career, most probably in 1594 or 1595

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It was written in either 1594 or 1595

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It was believed to be written between 1591 and 1595

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Romeo and Juliet was written in the early 1594's

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Well, it is rarely possible to give a precise date for plays written in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, but it is generally agreed that this one was written around 1594-1596.

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between 1594 and 1595

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1595

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by William Shakespeare 1595

 

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Around the same time as A Midsummer Night's Dream.  There is a scene in dream that seems to mock the nurse's uncovering Juliet "dead"

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The late 1500's: 1595

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between 1594 and 1595.

 

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1594

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somewhere 1594 to 1595

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1594. 

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This is a great question that no one has really been able to answer. Most believe that William Shakespeare worte Romeo and Juliet some time between 1591 and 1595 because of some talk in the story of earthquakes that scholars have been able to date back to that time.

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it was written in the late 1500s

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1594

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it was written in 1595

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between 1594 and 1595,,, o_O

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Romeo and Juliet is a tragic written early in the career of William Shakespeare's about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays.

Romeo and Juliet belongs to a tradition of tragic romances stretching back to antiquity. Its plot is based on an Italian tale, translated into verse as The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet by Arthur Brooke in 1562 and retold in prose in Palace of Pleasure by William Painter in 1582.

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Romeo and Juliet was written by the famous English play-writer, Shakespeare, and it was published within 1597. 

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1950s

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At the end of the 15th century 

1594 to 1595

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1562

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1994 or 1995

 

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It was written before 1997 and written before 20th century.Thi is the real answer and anyone can't say this answer is wrong.

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19 Basil 4

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2010

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