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Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (October 16, 1854 November 30, 1900) was an Anglo-Irish playwright, novelist, poet, and short story writer. One of the most successful playwrights of late Victorian London, and one of the greatest celebrities of his day, known for his barbed and clever wit, he suffered a dramatic downfall and was imprisoned after being convicted in a famous trial of "gross indecency" for homosexual acts.

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Oscar Wilde in his favourite coat. New York, 1882. Picture taken by Napoleon Sarony (1821-1896).
Oscar Wilde, New York, 1882. Picture taken by Napoleon Sarony (1821-1896).
Keller cartoon from the Wasp of San Francisco depicting Oscar Wilde on the occasion of his visit there in 1882
Oscar Wilde with his male lover, Alfred Douglas, before the trial.
A coloured Statue of Oscar Wilde in Dublin (Ireland).
A coloured Statue of Oscar Wilde in Dublin (Ireland).
Merlin Holland, Journalist, grandchild of Oscar Wilde.
Grave of Oscar Wilde at P?®re Lachaise Cemetery, Paris (France).
Grave of Oscar Wilde at P?®re Lachaise Cemetery, Paris (France).
Grave of Oscar Wilde at P?®re Lachaise Cemetery, Paris (France).
Oscar Wilde
A green carnation
Oscar Wilde in his favourite coat. New York, 1882. Picture taken by Napoleon Sarony (1821-1896).
'The Peacock Skirt', illustration by Aubrey Beardsley for Wilde's play Salomé
Keller cartoon from the Wasp of San Francisco depicting Oscar Wilde on the occasion of his visit there in 1882
Oscar Wilde with his male lover, Alfred Douglas, before the trial.
A coloured Statue of Oscar Wilde in Dublin (Ireland).
A coloured Statue of Oscar Wilde in Dublin (Ireland).
'A conversation with Oscar Wilde' - Statue by Maggi Hambling - Adelaide Street, near Trafalgar Square, London
Merlin Holland, Journalist, grandchild of Oscar Wilde.
Grave of Oscar Wilde at Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris (France).
Grave of Oscar Wilde at Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris (France).
Grave of Oscar Wilde at Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris (France).
Oscar Wilde
A green carnation

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