Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.
Born: October 16, 1854, Westland Row, Dublin
Died: November 30, 1900, Paris, France
Buried: July 19, 1909
Plays: The Importance of Being Earnest, Salome
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken
I can resist everything except temptation.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.