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Vyvyan Holland

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Born Nov 3, 1886
Died Oct 10, 1967
Nationality British
Other Names Wilde, Vyvyan Osc...

Vyvyan Holland, OBE, born Vyvyan Oscar Beresford Wilde in London, was a British author and translator. He was the second son of Oscar Wilde and Constance Lloyd, after his brother Cyril.

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CHILDHOOD

1886 Birth Born on November 3, 1886.

TEENAGE

1898 11 Years Old After Constance’s death in 1898, her relatives sought legal counsel to prevent Oscar Wilde from seeing his children again.
1905 18 Years Old Due to antipathy toward his father, Vyvyan Holland was denied admission to the University of Oxford, and instead studied Law at Trinity Hall at the University of Cambridge from 1905, but tiring of his studies he left the college in 1907.

TWENTIES

1909 22 Years Old On 20 July 1909, Holland accompanied his father's old friend, Robert Ross, to witness the reburial of his father's remains from Bagneux Cemetery to Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.
1912 25 Years Old Aged 22, Holland resumed his study of Law and was called to the Bar of England & Wales by the Inner Temple in 1912. … Read More
1913 26 Years Old Holland's first wife was Violet Craigie, whom he married in 1913.
1914 27 Years Old At the start of World War I in 1914 he was first commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Interpreters Corps, but later transferred into 114 Battery, XXV Bde Royal Field Artillery. … Read More
1915 28 Years Old His brother Cyril had been killed by a German sniper on 9 May 1915 during the Battle of Festubert. … Read More

FIFTIES

1943 56 Years Old In September 1943, he married his second wife, Dorothy Thelma Helen Besant.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1947 60 Years Old In 1947, Holland and Thelma Holland left for Australia and New Zealand, where Mrs. Holland had been invited to give lectures on fashionable dress in 19th-century Australia. … Read More
1967 81 Years Old Holland died in London in 1967 aged 80.
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