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Oscar Wilde was born on October 16, 1854 at 21 Westland Row Street, Dublin, Ireland, within an Irish Protestant family.
FAMILY Oscar Wilde was the son of the doctor Sir William Robert Wills Wilde and his wife the writter great succes Jane Francesca Elgee.
EDUCATION In 1864 he joined the Portora Royal School in Enniskillen. Wilde admitted to Trinity College, Dublin in 1871 to 1874. on October 17, 1874 entered at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he continued his studies until 1878 Finally, in November of 1878 he graduated as Bachelor of Arts, graduating with the highest possible grade.
1878 RavennaHis Works 1880 Vera or the Nihilists 1881 Poems 1893 The Duchess of Padua 1887 The Canterville Ghost 1888 The Happy Prince and Other Stories 1889 The Decay of Lying 1891 The Picture of Dorian Gray 1891 The Lord Arthur Saviles Crime and Other Stories 1891 Intentions 1892 A house of pomegranates Pomegranates 1892 Lady Windermeres Fan 1893 A Woman of No Importance 1894 The Soul of Man Under Socialism 1894 Salome 1894 The Sphinx 1894 Poems in Prose 1895 An Ideal Husband 1895 The importance of Being Earnest 1898 Ballad of Reading Gaol 1905 De profundis
Last years of hislife In 1895, at the peak of his career, Oscar became the central figure of the most notorious trial of the century because he was accused by the father of Alfred Douglas of sodomy. He was found guilty at trial, held in May 1895 and sentenced to two years hard labor. Disillusioned of English society, Wilde spent the rest of his life in Paris, under the assumed name of Sebastian Melmoth. There, and the hand of an Irish priest of the Church of San Jose, converted to Catholicism.
Her birth and her parents.Queen Victoria was born on the 24 May in 1819 at Kensington Palace,London . Her father died when she was eights months.Victoria was baptized Aleixandrina Victoria.Victoria was the only child of Prince Edward (Duke of Kent) andPrincess Victoria Mary Louisa of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.Prince Edward was the first member of theroyal family to live in North America for morethan a short visit and the first prince toenter the United States after independence.
Reign of Queen Victoria Queen Victoria came to the throne when she was only 18 years of age, on June 20, 1837. She inherited the throne at the death of his uncle William IV who had no legitimate children. She respected and worked well with Lord Melbourne (Prime Minister in the early years of her reign) and England grew both socially and economically. Prince Albert (husband) replaced Melbourne. She was thoroughly devoted to him, and completely submitted to his will. After the death of her husband, her popularity was at its lowest by 1870, but it steadily increased thereafter until her death. In 1876 she was crowned Empress of India by Disraeli. In 1887 Victoria’s Golden Jubilee was a grand national celebration of her 50th year as Queen
Her familyQueen Victorias cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg, visited London in 1839. Victorialove with Albert ,the couple were eventually married in February 1840. During the nexteighteen years Queen Victoria gave birth to nine children, four boys and five girls.It is for these marital unions of their children and grandchildren with other monarchs ofEurope which has given Victoria the popular title of "Grandmother of Europe"
Victorian EmpireThe empire was vital for trade and during the reign of Queen Victoria,at the height of the British Empire, British ports were full with shipsarriving from far .The number of people living in Britain more than doubled.Railways, originally built to transport goods, meant people could traveleasily around the country for the first time
Her last years and her successorIn her later years, she almost became the symbol of the British Empire. Despite heradvanced age, Victoria continued her duties to the end.Victoria died at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, on 22 January 1901 after a reignwhich lasted almost 64 years, the longest in British history.She was buried at Windsor beside Prince Albert, in the Frogmore Royal Mausoleum, whichshe had built for their final resting place. Above the Mausoleum door are inscribedVictorias words: farewell best beloved, here at last I shall rest with thee, with thee inChrist I shall rise again.1819. Queen Victoria was born1837.William IV died on June 201838. Queen Victoria was crowned in Westminster Abbey, on June 281840. Born his daughter Victoria, Princess Royal1842. Two assassination attempts to Victoria1861. Died her mother and her husband1877. Empress of India1899. It was his last public appearance in a ceremony1901.Queen Victoria died at her house on the Isle of Wight on 22nd January
The qualitiesof a gentlemen The victorian gentelmans is brave, because,with a conscience vold of offence, he has nothing to fear He commands with mild autority, and asks favors with grace and assurance. He acts kindly from the impulse of his kind heart.
The etiquette of dress for atrue lady In the morning,when a lady gets up, she must wear a smaill muslin cap and loose rob. The street dress must not be too rich, and she has to be covered. The dinner dress: It should be long and me if silk for winter and light for summer.
The rules for a lady on thestreet Te true Lady walks the street so covered that she seems impenetrable. A lady should say hello before and never after the gentleman.
Forbidden actions at aball All colours are allowed but each woman must wear a colour depending on her age. Flowers must be used on their heads. Too much jewellery is not allowed.
the language of the fan Half-opened fan pressed to the lips:``You may kiss me’’ Hiding the eyes behind an open fan “I love you’’