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Agatha Christie

  • Birth

    Christie was born Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller on September 15, 1890, in Torquay, in the southwest part of England.
  • Begins writing plays

    Begins writing plays
    When she was 18 years old, Agatha started to wrote plays. Writing plays was something she had wanted to do her whole life, long before the idea of writing detective ideas novels come along.
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    First marriage

    Years later, Agatha married her first husband, Archibald Christie, who was a British businessman and military officer. After their marriage, they had one child, Rosalind Margaret.
    And in 1926 they divorced.
  • The Mysterious Affair at Styles

    The Mysterious Affair at Styles
    It was the first detective novel by Agatha Christie, introducing her famous fictional detective Hercule Poirot. This novel it was written in the middle of the First World War, in 1916, and published by John Lane in the United States in 1920.
  • Second marriage

    Second marriage
    In 1930, she married to Max Mallowan, who was a prominent British archaeologist, specializing in ancient Middle Eastern history. He was the second husband of Agatha.
  • And Then There Were None

    And Then There Were None
    It is a mystery novel by Agatha, described by her as the most difficult of her books to write. This novel it was published in the United Kingdom by the Collins Crime Club in 1939.
  • The Mousetrap

    The Mousetrap
    It is a murder mystery play by Agatha. It opened in London's West End in 1952.
    The Mousetrap has broken records in London's West End and established Agatha as a playwright in the public eye.
    Since in 1952 it has become the longest running play in the history of London's West End.
  • Agatha Christie dies

    Agatha Christie dies
    The British author, who sold an estimated 300 million books during her lifetime, had been in poor health for several years. And finally, she died in 1976 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire at the age of 85.