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Vatican newspaper publishes British prime minister’s reflection on Shakespeare

January 15, 2016

L’Osservatore Romano has published a reflection by Prime Minister David Cameron on the enduring influence of William Shakespeare, who died in 1616.

“Shakespeare’s legacy is without parallel: his works translated into over 100 languages and studied by half the world’s schoolchildren,” wrote the prime minister, who has been in office since 2010.


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  • Posted by: loumiamo - Jan. 18, 2016 9:09 AM ET USA

    The 400th anniversary of William SINO- Shakespeare In Name Only, which is how Edward de Vere wanted it. Even so, world wide attaboys to u Edward, uve been the best so far.