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– Greatest English dramatist and poet.   – Considered to be England’s national poet.   1564 – Born in Stratford-upon-Avon in April , the son of John Shakespeare, a successful glover and alderman from Snitterfield, and of Mary Arden, a daughter of the gentry.   1582 – At the age of 18, he married Anne ..

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1867 – born on the 28th of June in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy. 1887 – He first went to Palermo, the capital of Sicily, and to the University of Rome. 1888 –  He went to the University of Bonn, Ger. 1889 –  He published an early volume of verse, Mal giocondo, which paid tribute to the ..

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1930 – Born on October 10th in London, England. English playwright who achieved international renown as one of the most complex and challenging post-World War II dramatists. 1948 – He studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art but left after two terms to join a repertory company as a professional actor. 1959 – ..

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1905 – He was born on the 17th day of November this year in Louisville, Kentucky.   1924 – He secured a job as an announcer at KPO Radio in San Francisco, California.   1925 – He married Mildred Legaye in this year.   1929 – He wrote over one thousand scripts for the Cecil ..

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1929 – Born on the 12th of December in London. Became involved as a stage manager and acting, joining Anthony Creighton’s provincial touring company. 1950 – Co-wrote The Devil Inside Him, with his mentor Stella Linden, who then directed it at the Theatre Royal, Huddersfield. 1956-1963 – Wrote plays "Look Back in Anger" 1956, "Epitaph ..

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