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Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright.
* He was born in Dublin in 1854 and died in Paris in 1900.
* He is best known for his epigrams and plays, such as The Importance of Being Earnest and The Picture of Dorian Gray.
* He was a leading figure in the Aesthetic movement, which advocated art for art's sake.
* He was imprisoned for two years for homosexual offenses in 1895.
* After his release, he lived in exile in France.
* He died of meningitis in 1900.
* He is considered one of the most important figures in English literature.
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