Oscar Wilde

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  • Born in Dublin

    Born in Dublin
  • Newdigate Prize

    Newdigate Prize
    Oscar Wilde won the Newdigate Prize (issued by the Oxford University) for the poem "Ravenna".
  • Marriage

    Marriage
    Wilde marries Constance Lloyd with whom he had two sons: Cyril and Vyvyvan
  • Affair

    Affair
    Wilde enters an affair with Lord Alfred Douglas (nicknamed 'Bosie')
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray (novel)

    The Picture of Dorian Gray (novel)
  • Lady Windermere's Fan (play)

    Lady Windermere's Fan (play)
  • A Woman of No Importance (play)

    A Woman of No Importance (play)
  • An Ideal Husband (play)

    An Ideal Husband (play)
  • The Importance of Being Earnest (play)

    The Importance of Being Earnest (play)
  • Lawsuit

    Wilde sues the father of Alfred Douglas, after he accuses him of homosexuality
  • Incarceration

    Wilde loses the lawsuit against the father of Alfred Douglas, and is sentenced to 2 years of hard labor
  • The Ballad of Reading Gaol (poem)

    The Ballad of Reading Gaol (poem)
  • Died in Paris

    Died in Paris