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William Shakespeare

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Playwright

The Resume

    (April 26, 1564-April 23, 1616)
    Wrote 'Hamlet,' 'Julius Caesar,' 'Romeo and Juliet,' 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and 'Othello'
    Wrote 37 plays
    Was a part owner of 'The Globe' theater

Why he might be annoying:

    We were forced to read his plays in schools.
    His English language is very different from our language.
    Some people believe his plays were ghost written by Francis Bacon.
    At 18 years old, he married Anne Hathaway who was 26.
    He was a vegetarian.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is considered the greatest playwright of all time.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 210 Votes: 50.48% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 378 Votes: 46.03% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 306 Votes: 42.16% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 161 Votes: 56.52% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 122 Votes: 58.20% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 238 Votes: 50.84% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 420 Votes: 58.57% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 179 Votes: 50.28% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 189 Votes: 51.32% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 453 Votes: 50.55% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 291 Votes: 51.20% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 439 Votes: 46.92% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 1205 Votes: 72.86% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 600 Votes: 35.67% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 199 Votes: 31.66% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 552 Votes: 45.29% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 402 Votes: 41.04% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 779 Votes: 42.75% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 987 Votes: 41.13% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1068 Votes: 42.88% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2985 Votes: 43.12% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 6793 Votes: 37.83% Annoying