Oscar Wilde By claiRe howard

Oscar Wilde was a famous play write and author, known for comidies such as The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) and An Ideal Husband (1895).

Oscar Wilde has written at least 24 books and 9 plays.
" I have nothing to declare except my genius" - Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde's most famous plays
Some of Oscar Wilde's most popular books

Interesting facts:

  • He was born on October 16, 1854
  • He died on November 30, 1900
  • He was imprisoned for homosexuality
  • He died of meningitis when he was only 46
  • He spent his last three years alive in France
  • He was born with three middle names (Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde)
  • His mother was also a successful poet named Jane Wilde who wrote under the pen name "Sperenza"
  • He's only ever published one novel despite being thought of as an author
Oscar Wilde
"Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation." -Oscar Wilde.

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Created with images by Abode of Chaos - "Oscar Wilde painted portrait _DDC0272" • janeb13 - "oscar wilde 1882 portrait"

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