Tagged: Oscar Wilde

Gay History Month – October 16: Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde and Nazi Germany’s Paragraph 175

October 16, 1856:  Oscar Wilde is born in Dublin, Ireland.

After writing in different forms throughout the 1880’s, Oscar Wilde became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890’s. Today he is mostly remembered for his keen wit, his only novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.