Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born October 16th 1854 in Dublin. His father, Sir William Wilde, was a famous surgeon while his mother was a poet and folklorist. Wilde is most famous for his first and only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and several plays especially The Importance of Being Earnest. However, you may have heard about his series of trials for "gross indecency," or his very strange teeth! Tune in to learn more!