Lord Alfred Douglas
(1870-1945)

poet, writer, and Lord

Died aged 74

Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas (22 October 1870 – 20 March 1945), nicknamed Bosie, was a British author, poet, translator, and political commentator, better known as the friend and lover of Oscar Wilde. Much of his early poetry was Uranian in theme, though he tended, later in life, to distance himself from both Wilde's influence and his own role as a Uranian poet. Politically he would describe himself as "a strong Conservative of the 'Diehard' variety".

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friend of Oscar Wilde

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Lord Alfred Douglas 'Bosie' (1870-1945) poet and writer lived here 1935-1944

St Annes Court, Nizells Avenue, Hove, United Kingdom where they lived (1935-1944)