Oscar Wilde Timeline  

Oscar Wilde, the famous poet and writer, was christened Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde. Many of his works have been translated to different languages. Some of his plays and poems have been made into movies.

Wild was known best for his sense of humor and public speaking. He came from a rich family and also lived in rich localities in his life. He traveled widely in his life and wrote several books during his travel. He was also a great conversationalist and people loved to talk to him. While staying in England he very quickly became a public figure and was famous through out London.

Here is an Oscar Wilde timeline that will give you a better understanding of the events that took place in his life:

1854 - On October 16, Oscar is born to Sir William and Jane Francesca            Wilde in Dublin.
1855 - The Wilde family relocates to upscale Merrion Square.
1856 - The Wilde family welcomes a new member with the birth of a            daughter named Isola.
1871 - Oscar starts his college education at Trinity College.
1874 - He then moves to Oxford for further studies.
1878 - He is awarded the Newdigate Prize for reciting a poem that he had            penned. 
1878 - He completes his graduation with flying colors.
1878 - Oscar permanently leaves Ireland.
1879 - He takes up a job as teacher in London where he teaches aesthetic            values.
1881 - His first book with his poems is published.
1884 - Oscar meets Constance Lloyd, and the couple ties the nuptial knot            May 29.
1887 - Wilde takes up a job with Pall Mall Gazette as a reviewer.
1895 - He stands trial for the first time for homosexuality. He is convicted of            being a homosexual and incarcerated for 2 years
1897 - Oscar Wilde was released from prison on 19 May.
1905 - Oscar's 50,000-word letter to Alfred Douglas, his lover, is censored            and published.
1962 - The uncensored version of the letter is then published as The             Letters of Oscar Wilde. 
1900 - On November 30, Oscar dies due to meningitis.

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Who-Is-Oscar-Wilde      Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, more popularly known as Oscar Wilde, was born on 16 October 1854. He died on November 30, 1900. He was Ireland's most prominent author, story writer, poet and aesthete. Oscar had several interests, and wrote about many things. More..




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