Shakespeare was born and died on the same day: April 23rd.
There was no one spelling of Shakespeare’s name. In fact, there are more than 80 variations recorded of his name.
The plays of Shakespeare are made of a total of 884,429 words.
Shakespeare wrote nearly 1/10 of the most quoted lines ever written or spoken in English.
Shakespeare introduced almost 3000 words to the English language, and used over 7000 words only once in of his plays.
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