John Webster biography

John Webster

Playwright, Author

1580 – 1634

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Who was John Webster?

John Webster was an English Jacobean dramatist best known for his tragedies The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi, which are often regarded as masterpieces of the early 17th-century English stage. He was a contemporary of William Shakespeare.

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Born
1580
London
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood
Died
1634
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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