Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Birth

    Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • He starts studying.

    When he was nine, he started studying in England at a Jesuit school.
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    His medical studies

    He started studying medicine at the University of Edinburgh. There he met some future famous authors and a professor who became the model for Sherlock Holmes.
  • First job

    His first job was to work as a doctor aboard a ship travelling from Liverpool to Africa.
    Then, he continued working as a doctor in Plymouth an in Portsmouth.
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    First wife

    Doyle met and married his first wife, louisa Hawkins. They had a doughter and a son.
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    Sherlock Holmes

    In 1886 Arthur starded writing a story wich he published as A Study in Scarlet. It was the first of sixty stories about Sherlock Holmes and his assistant, Dr. Watson, and it made Arthur Conan Doyle famous. Between the 1890s and 1900s, he wrote four of his most popular books: The Sing of Four (1890), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892), The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1894) and The Hound Of Baskervilles (1901).
  • Second wife

    In 1906, his wife died of tuberculosis. A year after, Doyle married his second wife, Jean Leckie. They had two sons and a daughter.
  • The Lost World

    Arthur published this book, a story about Professor Challenger. He also wrote a lot of books about spiritualism.
  • The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

    He published his final twelve stories about Sherlock Holmes in this book in 1928.
  • Death

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle died in 1930.