Oscar Wilde's biography

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Oscar Wilde's birth

1854

He was born the 16 October 1854

Oscar Wilde writes

1880

He wrote in different forms through the 80s

Playwriter

1890

He became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s

The Picture of Dorian Gray

1890

He wrote 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'. It was the most famous novel.

Salome

1891

He wrote Salome in French in Paris.

The Importance of Being Earnest

1895

The Importance of Being Earnest was represented in London.

De Profundis

1897

In 1897, in prison, he wrote De Profundis.

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

1898

He wrote his last novel 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol'.

Die of Oscar Wilde

1900

He died the 30 November 1900.

Publication of 'De Profundis'.

1905

De Profundis was published.