Oscar Wilde (Playwright)

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Oscar Wilde,Irish born writer and playwright (1854-1900).His only novel,The Picture of Dorian Gray,is a classic. He will also be remembered for the play, The Importance of Being Ernest and his poem, The Ballad of Reading Gaol. His affair with the aristocratic Lord Alfred Douglas,the son of the influential Marquess of Queensberry,in a time when homosexuality was considered abhorrent,led to a disastrous court case of libel,which led to his dramatic fall from grace.He died in poverty,in Paris.

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1 : Unknown - Unknown, Cadogan Hotel, 75 Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, SW1X
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2 : Unknown - Unknown, The Savoy Hotel, Strand, Westminster, London, WC2R 0EU
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3 : 1854 - Unknown, 21 Westland Row, Dublin, Dublin, Dublin 2
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4 : 1855 - 1876, 1 Merrion Square, Dublin, Dublin, Dublin 2
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5 : 1874 - 1878, Magdalen College, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 4AU
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6 : 1881 - 1881, 44 Tite Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 4JA
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7 : 1883 - Unknown, 9 Carlos Place, Mayfair, London, W1K 2
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8 : 1884 - 1895, 34 Tite Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 4JA
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9 : 1889 - 1889, The Langham Hotel, 1C Portland Place, Marylebone, London, W1B 1JA
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10 : 1893 - 1894, 10-11 St James Place, Westminster, London, SW1A 1NP
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11 : 1894 - Unknown, Cafe Royal, 68 Regent Street, Westminster, London, W1B 5EL
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12 : 1895 - 1895, HMP Wandsworth, Heathfield Road, Wandsworth, London, SW18 3HS
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13 : 1895 - 1895, 2 Courtfield Gardens, South Kensington, London, SW5 0
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14 : 1895 - 1895, HMP Pentonville, Caledonian Road, Holloway, London, N7 8TT
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15 : 1895 - 1895, HMP Holloway, Parkhurst Road, Holloway, London, N7 0NU
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16 : 1900 - 1900, Hôtel d’Alsace , 13 Rue des Beaux-Arts, Paris, Paris, 75006
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