The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet (), is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare sometime between 1599 and 1602. Set in Denmark, the play depicts Prince Hamlet and his revenge against his uncle, Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet’s father in order to seize his throne and marry Hamlet’s mother.A hamlet is a small human settlement. In different jurisdictions and geographies, hamlets may be the size of a town, village or parish, be considered a smaller settlement or subdivision or satellite entity to a larger settlement.Hamlet is a 1996 film adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, adapted and directed by Kenneth Branagh, who also stars as Prince Hamlet.Over fifty films of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet have been made since 1900. Seven post-war Hamlet films have had a theatrical release: Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet of 1948; Grigori Kozintsev’s 1964 Russian adaptation; a film of the John Gielgud-directed 1964 Broadway production, Richard Burton’s Hamlet, which played limited engagements that same year; Tony Richardson’s 1969 version (the first in colour) featuring Nicol Williamson as Hamlet and Anthony Hopkins as Claudius; Franco Zeffirelli’s 1990 version starring Mel Gibson; Kenneth Branagh’s full-text 1996 version; and Michael Almereyda’s 2000 modernisation, starring Ethan Hawke.Hamlet is a grand opera in five acts of 1868 by the French composer Ambroise Thomas, with a libretto by Michel Carré and Jules Barbier based on a French adaptation by Alexandre Dumas, père, and Paul Meurice of William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet.Hamlet is a 1948 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play of the same name, adapted and directed by and starring Sir Laurence Olivier.Hamlet Abdulla oglu Isayev (Azerbaijani: Hamlet Abdulla oğlu İsayev IPA: [hɑmlet ɑbdullɑ oɣlu isɑjœy]) (born March 1, 1948, Kosali, near Gardabani, Georgia) is an Azerbaijani mathematician, businessman, graphoman, living founder of Khazar University who served as founding president from April 1991 to September 2010. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Trustees, Khazar University (beginning from September, 2010); founder of integrated primary, secondary and high schools (Dunya School); and founder of a publishing house (all in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan) as well as a translator of poetry, lecturer, and editor.The Hamlet chicken processing plant fire was an industrial fire in Hamlet, North Carolina, at the Imperial Foods processing plant on September 3, 1991, resulting from a failure in a hydraulic line.Hamlet is a 1990 drama film based on the Shakespearean tragedy of the same name, directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starring Mel Gibson as the eponymous character.Hamlet by William Shakespeare has been performed many times since the beginning of the 17th century.