Anne Hathaway

1556 - 1623

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Anne Hathaway (1556 – 6 August 1623) was the wife of William Shakespeare, the English poet, playwright and actor. They were married in 1582, when Hathaway was 26 years old and Shakespeare was 18. She outlived her husband by seven years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anne Hathaway has received more than 23,477,138 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Anne Hathaway is the 45th most popular companion (up from 81st in 2019), the 187th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 308th in 2019) and the 7th most popular British Companion.

Anne Hathaway is most famous for her roles in The Devil Wears Prada, Love and Other Drugs, and Les Misérables.

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Among companions, Anne Hathaway ranks 45 out of 687Before her are Caroline of Ansbach, Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Salman the Persian, Isabella of France, Maria Carolina of Austria, and Elizabeth Woodville. After her are Magda Goebbels, Queen Sonja of Norway, Anne of Cleves, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Ingrid of Sweden, and Livia.

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Among people born in 1556, Anne Hathaway ranks 1After her are Carlo Maderno, Joseph Calasanz, Sophia Brahe, Adriaen de Vries, Otto van Veen, Uesugi Kagekatsu, Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, Jerzy Radziwiłł, Paul Bril, Isaac Oliver, and Philipp Nicolai. Among people deceased in 1623, Anne Hathaway ranks 2Before her is Pope Gregory XV. After her are Tulsidas, William Byrd, Josaphat Kuntsevych, Halime Sultan, Domenico Fetti, Mariam-uz-Zamani, Uesugi Kagekatsu, Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke of Bouillon, Philippe de Mornay, and Antonio Priuli.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Anne Hathaway ranks 187 out of 6,924Before her are Brian Johnson (1947), George Best (1946), Bon Scott (1946), Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), and Ian Fleming (1908). After her are William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (1824), Terry Pratchett (1948), Helen Mirren (1945), John Keats (1795), Boudica (33), and Robert Burns (1759).

Among COMPANIONS In United Kingdom

Among companions born in United Kingdom, Anne Hathaway ranks 7Before her are Anne Boleyn (1501), Mary Boleyn (1499), Jane Seymour (1508), Elizabeth of York (1466), Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), and Elizabeth Woodville (1437). After her are Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), Catherine Howard (1523), Catherine Parr (1512), Mordred (null), Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496), and Margaret Tudor (1489).