The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by William Shakespeare

Characters of the Play

Claudius, King of Denmark.
Hamlet, son to the late, and nephew to the present king.
Polonius, lord chamberlain.
Horatio, friend to Hamlet.
Laertes, son to Polonius.
Lucianus, nephew to the king.

Voltimand, Cornelius, Rosencrantz, Guildenstern and Osric, courtiers.

A Gentleman.

A Priest.

Marcellus and Bernardo, officers.
Francisco, a soldier.
Reynaldo, servant to Polonius.


Two Clowns, grave-diggers.

Fortinbras, prince of Norway.

A Captain.

English Ambassadors.

Queen Gertrude, Queen of Denmark, and mother to Hamlet.
Ophelia, daughter to Polonius.

Lords, Ladies, Officers, Soldiers, Sailors, Messengers, and other Attendants.

Ghost of Hamlet's Father.

Scene: Denmark.

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