Well, pshhhtt, Romeo did it 415 years earlier and believe me, Juliet swooned so hard she died too :|
Info Time: Romeo took poison and died because he believed Juliet to be dead and he did not want to live without her. Juliet (who was faking her death) woke up and realised that Romeo had died and decided to kill herself to be with him too.
Fun Fact: Shakespeare was one of the first male writers to have strong female characters in his books.
All’s Well Ends Well (Helen), Antony and Cleopatra (Cleopatra), As You Like It (Rosalind), The Comedy Of Errors (Adriana), Love’s Labour’s Lost (Princess of France, Rosaline), The Merchant of Venice (Portia), Much Ado About Nothing (Beatrice) and Twelfth Night (Countess Olivia)
Shakespeare: standing up for Women’s Rights since 1592 :D