He was born to William Wilde and Jane Elegee
Meningitis is known as the inflammation of the membranes between the spinal cord and brain.
Oscar Wilde died by Meningitis/a severe ear infection in November 30, 1900. He had contracted it around his time during prison.
His one of his famous works was the picture of Dorian Gray which was ridiculed at inital release. He was thrown in Jail for the discovery of his homosexual relationship
At the time, it was questionable to his original death cause but it was resolved by modern medicine even though he had initially was said to died from meningitis but it was a ear infection