Dorothy Wilde
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Dorothy Wilde

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Female
Born Jul 11, 1895
Hometown London
Died Apr 10, 1941
Death Place England
Other Names Dorothy Ierne Wilde

Dorothy Ierne Wilde, known as Dolly Wilde, was an Anglo-Irish socialite, made famous by her family connections and her reputation as a witty conversationalist. Her charm and humor made her a popular guest at salons in Paris between the wars, standing out even in a social circle known for its flamboyant talkers. Wilde, born in London three months after her uncle Oscar Wilde's arrest for homosexual acts, was the only child of Oscar's older brother, Willie.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1895 Birth Born in 1895.

TEENAGE

1914 19 Years Old In 1914, she travelled to France in order to drive an ambulance in World War I. … Read More

THIRTIES

1927 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Her longest relationship, lasting from 1927 until her death, was with openly lesbian American writer Natalie Clifford Barney, who was host of one of the best-known Parisian literary salons of the 20th century. … Read More

FORTIES

1939 44 Years Old In 1939 she was diagnosed with breast cancer and refused surgery, seeking alternative treatments. … Read More
1941 46 Years Old She died aged 45 in 1941, of "causes unascertainable", according to the coroner's inquest—possibly the cancer or possibly a drug overdose.
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