Shakespeare: Iconic playwright and actor, born April 23, 1564.

Established The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, later the King’s Men.

Produced 38 plays, 154 sonnets, and other poems.

His works translated into over 50 languages worldwide.

Married Anne Hathaway, had three children.

Speculated "lost days" led to theories of travel.

Buried in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 25, 1616.