Anne Hathaway was the wife of William Shakespeare. The couple married in 1582 when she was 26 and he was 18. Shortly after their marriage they had a daughter, Susanna. Around 1585, they had twins, Hamnet and Judith. Anna and her children lived at Straftord-upon-Avon while William worked in London. She died in 1623.


  • Name: Anne Hathaway
  • Birth Year: 1556
  • Birth City: Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Birth Country: England
  • Gender: Female
  • Best Known For: Anne Hathaway was the wife of William Shakespeare.
  • Industries
    • Theater and Dance
  • Death Year: 1623
  • Death Country: England

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  • Article Title: Anne Hathaway Biography
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  • Last Updated: July 10, 2019
  • Original Published Date: April 2, 2014