(October 22, 1870-March 20, 1945)
Lover of Oscar Wilde from 1891 to 1900
Son of the ninth Marquess of Queensberry
Known as 'Bosie'
Why he might be annoying
His treatment of Oscar Wilde has been described as 'psychopathically selfish.'
He was a freeloader, living extravagantly off Wilde's money.
He was promiscuous.
He was a college dropout.
He was a fanatical anti-Semite.
He forced Wilde to sue his father for libel, which resulted in Wilde's imprisonment and eventual death.
After Wilde died, he badmouthed him, renounced his homosexuality and married a woman.
He became impotent with his wife, and remained celibate the rest of his life.
Why he might not be annoying
He was best known for his good looks.
Some critics feel his poetry is underrated.
His father was an abusive jerk.
He opposed appeasement with Nazi Germany.
Insanity ran in his family.
His only son went mad and was institutionalized.
He died miserable, forgotten and alone.
Credit: Wieland Kalligaro
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In 2012, Out of 21 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
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In 2008, Out of 81 Votes: 71.60% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 238 Votes: 44.96% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 292 Votes: 60.27% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 295 Votes: 69.49% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 261 Votes: 67.82% Annoying
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