Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was born on October 16,1854 in Dublin, Ireland. He died on November 30th, 1900 at just theyoungish age of 46 in Paris, France. He was an Irish poet and he was also aplaywright. He wrote a lot of different things in different forms allthroughout the 1880’s and then soon became one of the most popular play writersin London in the early 1890’s. He has received great fame from his plays andhis novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and the fact that he died at such a youngage. Oscar’s parents were also successful.
He learned fluent French and Germanat a very young age. Oscar majors in the genres of drama, short story, criticism, dialogue, and journalism. Oscar was married to a woman named ConstanceLloyd. Oscar went to two different universities called Dublin and Oxford.
AfterOscar was done at university he moved to the city of London into stylishcultural and so called social circles. He published a book of poems that arenow being taught in Canada and the United Stats on the new “English Renaissancein Art.” After that he went back to Long where he worked as a journalist. InOscars life time he wrote nine plays, one novel, and multiple poems, shortstories, and essays. His father’s name was Sir William Wilde, he was an eyedoctor. His mother’s name was Jane Francesca Elgee, and she was a poet and ajournalist. Oscar also had two children named Cyril and Vyvyan.
He is also famous for his multiple affairs with a specimen ofthe male race. He also went to jail for his homosexual encounters with the sonof an aristocrat, he went to jail because at the time homosexuality wasconsidered a crime. Oscar sued Bosie’s father for libel because Marquis ofQueensberry accused him of being a homosexual. Oscar’s case did not work outand he got himself arrested for gross indecency. He was sentences to two yearsof hard labour.