Oscar Wilde

  • Born

  • Started school

    Started school
    Portora Royal School
  • University

    University
    Studied at Oxford University
  • Won a prize

    Won the Newdigate prize which is a poetry prize.
  • Published his own poems

  • Lectured in Canada and the US

    Taught students about love, beauty and art for 12 months
  • Returned to Britain

    Returned to Britain
    Did lectures about his impressions of America
  • Married

    Married
    Married Constance Lloyd
  • First child born

    Named Cyril
  • Second son born

    Named Vyvyan
  • Editer of "Women's World"

  • Published fairytale-book "The happy Prince and Other Tales"

    Published fairytale-book "The happy Prince and Other Tales"
  • Published essay; "The Decay of Lying"

  • Published "The Picture of Dorian Grey"

  • Created the comedy play "A Woman of No Importance"

  • Published the play "Salomé"

  • Produced the plays "The importance of Being Earnest" and "An Ideal Husband"

    Produced the plays "The importance of Being Earnest" and "An Ideal Husband"
  • Sentenced to prison

  • Released from prison

    Was bankrupt and then when to France
  • Published "The ballad of Reading Gaol"

  • Death

    Death
    Died of acute Meningitis and an ear infection