- NAME: Arthur Conan Doyle
- OCCUPATION: Doctor, Journalist, Author
- BIRTH DATE: May 22, 1859
- DEATH DATE: July 07, 1930
- EDUCATION: University of Edinburgh, Hodder Place, Stonyhurst, Stonyhurst College
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Edinburgh, Scotland
- PLACE OF DEATH: Crowborough, United Kingdom
- Full Name: Arthur Conan Doyle
- AKA: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- Full Name: Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle
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Author Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 60 mystery stories featuring the wildly popular detective character Sherlock Holmes and his loyal assistant Watson.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle didn't create the legendary detective out of thin air: he used a French criminal expert and famous police investigator as the model for Holmes.
Legal at the time, herion and cocaine allow Holmes to relax and fuels him to complete his legendary caseload.
Experts comment on the world's greatest detective's legendary IQ and early education.
Holmes proves that crime can be commited by anyone. He is one of the first to expain that criminal behavior is not just for the poor and lower classes, but that the privileged are just as capable of evil.
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Doyle also strove to spread his faith through a series of written works, consisting of The New Revolution (1918), The Vital Message (1919), The Wanderings of a Spiritualist (1921) and History of Spiritualism (1926).
In 1928, Doyle's final twelve stories about Sherlock Holmes were published in a compilation entitled The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes.
Having recently been diagnosed with Angina Pectoris, Doyle stubbornly ignored his doctor's warnings, and in the fall of 1929, embarked on a spiritualism tour through the Netherlands. He returned home with chest pains so severe that he needed to be carried on shore, and was thereafter almost entirely bedridden at his home in Crowborough, England. Rising one last time on July 7, 1930, Doyle collapsed and died in his garden while clutching his heart with one hand and holding a flower in the other.
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