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William Shakespeare died at the age of 52, on April 23, 1616. Based on the date of the Old Style, or Julian, calendar of his time. Based on the New Style, or Gregorian, calendar, the date is May 3, 1616. He was buried in the chancel of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Stratford, and his gravestone bears an epitaph supposedly written by Shakespeare himself. It warns:

Good friend for Jesus sake forbeare,
To dig the dust enclosed here.
Blessed be the man that spares these stones,
And cursed be he that moves my bones.

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Well that's an interesting question, depending on who you think Shakespeare is!

That Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616, buried in Stratford at the same church in which he was baptised.
Whether or not he wrote the plays is an entirely different matter!

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maoverbeck | Student

where did william shakepeare die?

 

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Yojana_Thapa | Student

Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 in Stanford.

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drusilladcruz | Student

shakespeare was born on the 23rd of april and died on the 23rd in 1616..

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etotheeyepi | Student

Spakespeare was born 12 April 1550 at Castle Hedingham, Essex. He died 24 June 1604 (aged 54) at Kings Place in Hackney. He was the 17th Earl of Oxford (1562 – 1604)

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eriqah | Student

 Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616, buried in Stratford at the same church in which he was baptised.

 

 

Anish^^^ur gross

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adasison | Student

Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616. He was buried in Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom.

crystaltu001 | Student

Shakespeare died on  April 23, 1616 and he was buried in Stratford

atyourservice | Student

stratford

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zumba96 | Student

23 April 1616. The cause of his death remains a mystery but others have thought he became TOO drunk and thus became his last night but this is noy verified. 

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shubhi4 | Student

23 April 1616 (age 52)
Stat-ford upon Avon,Warwick shire

 

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sourya | Student

William Shakespeare died at the age of 52, on April 23, 1616. Based on the date of the Old Style, or Julian, calendar of his time. Based on the New Style, or Gregorian, calendar, the date is May 3, 1616. He was buried in the chancel of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Stratford, and his gravestone bears an epitaph supposedly written by Shakespeare himself.

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praveenm | Student

That Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 at the age of 52.he was buried in the same church where he was baptised. on his tombstone following lines are inscribed:

"Good friend for Jesus' sake forbear                                       

 To dig the dust enclosed here;

 Blest be the man who spares these stones

 and curst be he that moves my bones"

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penemra | Student

William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616) he died on 23rd of april in the same place in year 1616.

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donydera | Student

On 23rd April, 1616, Shakespeare died and was buried in the same church where he was christened (He was born in Statford-on Avon, in the country of Warwick). His body lies before the altar of Stratford Church with a rather wry inscription on the tombstone:

        Good friend for Jesus' sake forbear                                      

   To dig the dust enclosed here;

        Blest be the man who spares these stones

   and curst be he that moves my bones.

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renugopal | Student

Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616, buried in Stratford

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frootie15 | Student

shakespeare was born in 23rd of april in the small town of Stratford in Avon. he retired in 1611 to a life of leisure and luxury in Stratford. he died on 23rd of april in the same place in year 1616. 

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meisha03 | Student

Sha kespeare spent nearly 20years in london and he become financially sound in london.Then he was retired to his home town (stratford-on-avon)there he died in 1616.

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honeydzire | Student

he died on 23rd april on the same day as he was baptised....in some place...it is said that his body was stiored for 3 days after his death by his three friends

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gurden | Student

ON 23rd april,1616 in Stratford

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khbh | Student

William Shakespeare died on 23 april 1616 in stratford where he spent his remaining life with his family before he died.

 

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neelukakker | Student

That Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616, buried in Stratford at the same church in which he was baptised.

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sahilbohra | Student

Well that's an interesting question, depending on who you think Shakespeare is!

That Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616, buried in Stratford at the same church in which he was baptised.
Whether or not he wrote the plays is an entirely different matter!

 

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saminarox | Student

He died on his birthday on April 23, 1616 in Stratford...yeah I know I'm smart:)

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s41m4 | Student

Shakespeare died in Stratford. :D ;P

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faten | Student

Shakespear is the greatest poet in his era ( Elizabethian age). He has born in Startford-upon avon in 23 April 1564 and died in 1616 at his birthday of 23 April

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kayleighdd | Student

shakespeare.

he was an english poet + play wrighter
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he married and had 3 children
susanna hamnet + judith
. he was verry wealthy in his times
.shakespeare's dad { john } came to stratford from snitterfield before 1532 where he was a glove + leather seller this made him wealthy.
, he was born on sunday aprill , {saint george day }
. shakespeares last appearence on stage was late 1603.
. on shakerpeares tombstone it say's

'' Good friend for Jesus sake forbeare,
To dig the dust enclosed here.
Blessed be the man that spares these stones,
And cursed be he that moves my bones. ''

. shakespeare died on his birthday in 1616.

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atyourservice | Student

April 23, 1616, buried in Stratfor

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selagracekoshy | Student

what does it matter to you??

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