• Born date: 1854-10-16
  • Born in: Dublin
  • Death date: 1900-11-30
  • Death in: French Third Republic
Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, his plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.Wilde's parents were successful Anglo-Irish Dublin intellectuals.

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