Poet and writer
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
16 October 1854 (+) is born in Dublin, Ireland.
6 April 1895 (x) is arrested after losing a libel case against the 9th Marquess of Queensberry John Sholto Douglas in London, United Kingdom.
25 May 1895 (x) is convicted of 'committing acts of gross indecency with other male persons' and sentenced to two years hard labour in London, United Kingdom.
30 November 1900 (-) dies of meningitis in Paris, France.