Oscar Wilde was an Irish writer of novels, plays, essays, and poetry. Though he quickly rose to become one of the most popular writers of his day in England, Wilde was imprisoned in 1895 for his homosexuality. He was released two years later, and left for France, never to return to Britain again.
|Full Name||Oscar Wilde|
|Birth Date||October 16 , 1854|
|Death Date||November 30, 1900|
|Cause of Death||cerebral meningitis|
Trinity College, Dublin
Magdalen College at Oxford
|Mother||Jane Elge Wilde|
Isola Francesca Emily Wilde
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How Added - He was #77 on the "100 Most Significant Figures in History" by Time magazine.