William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare
26 April 1564, British
Writer
Christopher MarloweChristopher Marlowe
26 February 1564, British
Playwright, Poet

Ben JonsonBen Jonson
11 June 1572, British
Dramatist, Poet & Actor

Giambattista della PortaGiambattista della Porta
01 November 1535, Italian
Scholar, Polymath

Lope de VegaLope de Vega
25 November 1562, Spanish
Playwright, Poet, Writer

Torquato TassoTorquato Tasso
11 March 1544, Italian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Poet lawyer
Thomas KydThomas Kyd
06 November 1558, British
playwright, writer

Thomas MiddletonThomas Middleton
18 April 1580, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer

John LylyJohn Lyly
1553 AD, British
Writer

Pietro AretinoPietro Aretino
19 April 1492, Italian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Journalist
Thomas NasheThomas Nashe
31 October 1567, British
Playwright

Tirso de MolinaTirso de Molina
24 March 1579, Spanish
Playwright, Poet, Writer
Joost van den VondelJoost van den Vondel
17 November 1587, Dutch
Poet, Playwright, Writer

Francis BeaumontFrancis Beaumont
1584 AD, British
Dramatist

Thomas HeywoodThomas Heywood
1575 AD, British
Playwright
Thomas LodgeThomas Lodge
1558 AD, British
Writer

Fulke Greville, 1st Baron BrookeFulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke
03 October 1554, British
Writer
Samuel DanielSamuel Daniel
1562 AD, British
Poet

Henry WottonHenry Wotton
30 March 1568, British
Author

James ShirleyJames Shirley
18 September 1596, British
Dramatist
Juan del EncinaJuan del Encina
12 July 1468, Spanish
Composer

Xu WeiXu Wei
1521 AD, Chinese
Chinese painter
Lope de RuedaLope de Rueda
1510 AD, Spanish
Dramatist

Thomas DekkerThomas Dekker
1572 AD, British
playwright, poet, writer

John FletcherJohn Fletcher
30 November 1579, British
playwright, poet, writer