Jane Wilde

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Birthday
27, 1821
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland
Death Date
Feb 3, 1896 (74)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
27, 1821
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland
Death Date
Feb 3, 1896 (74)

About

Nineteenth-century poet, Irish nationalist, and fairy tale enthusiast. She began her literary career by publishing political poems in The Nation.

Before Fame

She fought for political rights and higher educational standards for women.

Trivia

Her newspaper editorials and poems, written under the pseudonym of "Speranza," called for a violent Irish revolution.

Family Life

She wed Sir William Wilde in 1851; the couple had one daughter and two sons.

Associated With

She was the mother of renowned author Oscar Wilde.