William Shakespeare is considered one of the greatest writers of the English language. He was also a playwright and an actor. He is often referred to as England's national poet and the ‘Bard of Avon’. His body of work includes 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems and a few other verses. Some of his better –known plays include Hamlet, King Lear, Othello, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merchant of Venice, All’s Well that Ends Well, Measure for Measure, Much Ado About Nothing, Titus Andronicus, The Comedy of Errors, The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night, As You Like It, Julius Caesar, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, The Winter’s Tale, The Tempest, Cymbeline, and Troilus and Cressida. In 1609, Shakespeare’s Sonnets was published. Till date, his work (Sonnets) is considered a beautiful and one of the best amalgamations of beauty, love, romance, nature and death. He died in 1616 at the age of 52.