Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle

Scottish author of Sherlock Holmes
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Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, KStJ, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally a physician, in 1887 he published A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels about Holmes and Dr. Watson. In addition, Doyle wrote over fifty short stories featuring the famous detective. The Sherlock Holmes stories are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.

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Full name at birth
Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle
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created Sherlock Holmes among other classic popular literature
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Date of birth
22 May 1859
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Date of death
7 July 1930
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Crowborough, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom
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Heart Attack
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Author, Physician
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Hodder Place, Stonyhurst,
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University of Edinburgh (medicine)
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