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May 22, 1859

Sir Conan Doyle, Scottish author - born

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Sir Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction.

Arthur Conan Doyle was born in 1859, in Edinburgh, to Irish parents Charles Altamont Doyle and Mary Doyle.

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