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Oscar Wilde
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Born in Dublin, Dublin
Born on 16th of October 1854
Died on 30th of November 1900

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Born 1854 . Died 1900 Paris - Irish playwright, poet, essayist & novelist

Studied at Trinity College, Dublin and Magdalen College, Oxford. First poetry published in 1881. Married Constance Lloyd in 1884 and had two sons. Wrote one novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, childrenís fairy stories, essays and plays including The Importance of Being Earnest. Imprisioned for homosexuality in 1895. Last years spent wandering on the Continent.

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http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/wilde/wildeov.html Biog
http://www.oscarwildecollection.com/ Oscar Wilde Collection

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