In 1842 a death mask was found in a ragpicker’s shop in Darmstadt, Germany that is certain to be that of William Shakespeare’s. The mask, bearing the date of 1616 (Shakespeare died on April , features the writer’s high forehead, prominent nose and beard.
Shakespeare's Birthplace is a restored half-timbered house situated in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, where it is believed that William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and spent his childhood years.
Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Bard? Studying Shakespeare with Children
William Shakespeare: An English poet, playwright, and actor, wisely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the worlds pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the Bard of Avon.