Written by bookblog.ro • March 25, 2006 • in the category People / , novelist , writer of plays and short stories . Born in Dublin on October 16, 1854 Member of Freemasonry . He graduated from Oxford in 1878 , soon after he moved to LondonSupporter concept of " art for art " soon became a preacher of the current which the English called " aestheticism " In 1890 appears only novel Oscar Wilde , " The Portrait Dorian Gray " , the theater became known during 1892-1895 , with songs such as: Fan Lady Windermere 's ( 1892) , a woman of no importance ( 1893) , an ideal husband ( 1895) , importance of Being Earnest ( 1895) , following rumors that Wilde (married with two kids ) had an intimate relationship with the poet Alfred Douglas has come to be judged for homosexuality ( illegal at the time) and sentenced for two years in prison . after his release in 1897 ,he wrote " The Ballad of Reading Gaol ", which talked about the inhuman conditions in prisons that he felt.Trei years later, at the age of 46 years and move to Roman Catholicism shortly ( November 30, 1900 ) , died in Paris , in a hotel. Although the diagnosis was meningo - encephalitis were people who claimed it was syphilitic writer .