Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a Scottish doctor and writer, primarily known for his Sherlock Holmes mystery series.

Full Name Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle
Who writer
Birth Date May 22, 1859
Death Date July 7, 1930
Country Scotland
Born Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Died Crowborough, East Sussex, England, UK
Cause of Death heart attack

Stonyhurst College

University of Ediburgh

University of Edinburgh Medical School

Father Charles Altamont Doyle
Mother Mary Doyle

Louisa Hawkins

Jean Leckie


Adrian Conan Doyle

Jean Conan Doyle

Mary Louise Doyle

Arthur Alleyne Kingsley Doyle

Denis Percy Stewart Doyle

Siblings Innes Doyle


Doyle attended Stonyhurst College at the same time as Gerard Manley Hopkins, though they never knew each other and were in different age groups.

During the 11-day disappearance of Agatha Christie, Doyle gave one of her gloves to a spirit medium in hopes of finding her.

Doyle attended the University of Edinburgh with J.M. Barrie and Robert Louis Stevenson.

Doyle was a close and longtime friend of J.M. Barrie, even before Barrie became a successful writer. 

Doyle met his friend Bram Stoker in London in 1879, to whom he was distantly related. 

Doyle was the godfather of actress Anna Lee.

Edward VII knighted Doyle in 1902.

Doyle and Harry Houdini had a brief friendship, which eventually ended in a feud over spiritualism.

How Added - Through his acquaintance Agatha Christie.

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