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Oscar Wilde
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Born: October 16, 1854

Died: November 30, 1900 (aged 46)

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Dramatist, writer

Bio: Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, plays and the circumstances of his imprisonment, followed by his early death.

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