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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Conan Doyle's Obituary

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Date of Birth:  May 22, 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland

Date of Death:   July 7, 1930

Burial Site:  On his estate at Windlesham in Surrey, England

Headstone Epitaph:  "Steel True, Blade Straight"

Hobbies:  Reading, Writing, Singlestick, Boxing, Cricket, Football

Schooling:  University of Edinburgh, Medical School in 1876

 Additional Dates

1888:  A Study in Scarlet was first published, which introduced Holmes and Watson.

1893:  "The Final Problem" was published, which killed off Holmes.  London mourned this loss.

1901:  Holmes resurfaced in The Hound of the Baskervilles

1902:  Arthur Conan Doyle was given a "knighthood by King Edward VII for services to his country".

 

 

Cox, J. Randolph.  "Arthur Conan Doyle."  British Mystery Writers, 1860-1919.  1988.   Literature Resources from Gale.  Web.  16 January 2013.