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Oscar Wilde

Oscar WildeAKA Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wilde

Born: 16-Oct-1854
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 30-Nov-1900
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Infection
Remains: Buried, Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, France

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Playwright, Novelist

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Father: Sir William Wilde (d. 19-Apr-1876)
Mother: Lady Jane Francesca Elgee Wilde (d. 1896)
Wife: Constance Lloyd (m. 29-May-1884, div. 1893)
Son: Cyril Holland (b. 1885)
Son: Vyvyan B. Holland (b. 1886)
Boyfriend: Lord Alfred 'Bosie' Douglas (1892-95)

    High School: Portora Royal School, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Ireland (1871)
    University: Trinity College Dublin
    University: BA, Magadalen College, Oxford University (1874-78)

    Sodomy convicted 25-May-1895
    Indecent Acts (gross indecency) convicted 25-May-1895
    Bankruptcy 12-Nov-1895
    Lost Child Custody
    Converted to Catholicism (deathbed)
    Sgt. Pepper Lonely Heart

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Oscar Wilde

Author of books:
The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888, tales)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891, novel)
Intentions (1891, essays)
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, and Other Stories (1891, short stories)
A House of Pomegranates (1891, short stories)
Salome (1893)
The Ballad of Reading Gaol (1898)

Wrote plays:
Lady Windermere's Fan (1892)
A Woman of No Importance (1893)
An Ideal Husband (1895)
The Importance of Being Earnest (1895)


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