Oscar Wilde
#92 Overall Influence

Oscar Wilde

Irish writer and poet

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Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, the early 1890s saw him become one of the most popular playwrights in London. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, and the circumstances of his criminal conviction for gross indecency for consensual homosexual acts, imprisonment, and early death at age 46.

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Trinity College Dublin
Trinity College Dublin

Constituent college of the University of Dublin in Ireland

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#16 World Rank
Literature