Weird facts about William Shakespeare include the fact that he wrote a curse for his own epitaph, his father was once a professional drinker and that he spelled his own name wrong. He also either coined or popularized se... More »

Some weird facts about the human body are that humans shed about 1.5 pounds of skin per year and adults have 144 fewer bones than infants. Some other facts are that the human nose can remember about 50,000 different smel... More »

There are many weird facts about Isaac Newton, who was unique right from the start. Three months before he was born, his father died. Then, Newton was born prematurely and not expected to survive. He held on, but at the ... More »

William Shakespeare's epitaph reads, "GOOD FREND FOR IESVS SAKE FORBEARE / TO DIGG THE DVST ENCLOASED HEARE / BLESTe BE Ye MAN Yt SPARES THES STONES / AND CVRST BE HE Yt MOVES MY BONES." This epitaph is inscribed on a st... More »

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William Shakespeare wrote two narrative poems, 38 plays and 154 sonnets during his lifetime and is often considered the greatest English-language dramatist, poet and writer. He was also an actor in both his own plays and... More »

William Shakespeare had three children with his wife. Their names were Susanna, Hamnet and Judith. It is possible that he had other illegitimate children, but if they existed, their identities are unknown. More »

The exact cause of William Shakespeare's death is not known, but many historians believe that he fell victim to an outbreak of typhus that took England by storm in 1616. That is the same year that Shakespeare died. More »