The ghost of Hamlet's father appears to him in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Act I, Scene 5: Ghost: 'I am thy father's spirit;

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The ghost of Hamlet's father appears to him in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Act I, Scene 5: Ghost: 'I am thy father's spirit; doom'd for a certain term to walk the night'. Illustration by Harold Copping. English poet and playwright baptised 26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616.