Today we celebrate the birthday of Oscar Wilde!

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FUN FACTS !

1. Wilde was born with three middle names. His full name is “Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde” born in Dublin in 1854.

2. Though thought of as an author, he only published one novel, “The Portait of Dorian Gray” (1891).

3. Oscar Wilde’s last words were “My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or other of us has got to go.”

4. Regarded as one of the greatest playwrights of the Victorian Era, Wilde wrote and produced nine plays.

5.  Oscar Wilde had photographic memory. While studying at Magdalen College in Oxford, he was famous for his ability to recall long passages of writing.

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