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Oscar Wilde

Timeline created by wowyguy in History
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Timeline small square Oscar Wilde is Born Oscar Wilde is born to the wealthy William Wilde and his wife Jane Fransesca Wilde.
Timeline small square Oscar Enters Portora Royal School The multi-talented Wilde enters into Portora Royal School and excels, receiving First Place in classics and Second Place in drawing.
Timeline small square Oscar Enters Trinity College Wilde enrolls in Trinity College and receives many scholarships and awards for his work.
Timeline small square Oscar in Magdalen College At Magdalen College, Wilde is mentored by Walter Pater who introduces him to the aesthetic movement.
Timeline small square Death of His Father William WIlde, who is the father of Oscar Wilde, dies.
Timeline small square Oscar Begins His Real Work Wilde moves to London to begin his work as a writer.
Timeline small square The Lecture Tour Wilde begins a long series of very successful tours in the Unites States.
Timeline small square The Marriage and Unsuccessful Play Oscar Wilde married and begins to write a play called "The Duchess of Padua".
Timeline small square Wilde Begins Working for a Magazine Wilde begins working as an editor for a popular magazine, he enjoys the job and keeps his position for two years.
Timeline small square The Picture of Dorian Gray Wilde publishes the Picture of Dorian Gray but only succeds in raising controversy about the book's morality.
Timeline small square Partial Success in Theatre Soon after finally becoming popular in the theatre industry, Wilde is arrested and imprisoned for homosexual activities.
Timeline small square The Death of Oscar Wilde Soon after converting to Roman Catholicism, Oscar Wilde died of cerebral meningitis.