Conan Doyle

Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur DOYLE Sir Arthur Conan

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a Scottish writer. He is best known as the creator of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes, but he also wrote historical novels and science fiction. He began his working life as a doctor but gave this up after the success of his first Holmes story, A Study in Scarlet (1887). He was made a knight in 1902.
See also detective story.

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  • Conan Doyle — noun British author who created Sherlock Holmes (1859 1930) • Syn: ↑A. Conan Doyle, ↑Arthur Conan Doyle, ↑Sir Arthur Conan Doyle • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

  • Conan Doyle — Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 1930), British writer, author of a series of stories about detective Sherlock Holmes …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur — born May 22, 1859, Edinburgh, Scot. died July 7, 1930, Crowborough, Sussex, Eng. Scottish writer. He became a doctor and practiced until 1891, studying with Dr. Joseph Bell, who was the model for his fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. Conan… …   Universalium

  • Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur — (22 may. 1859, Edimburgo, Escocia–7 jul. 1930, Crowborough, Sussex, Inglaterra). Escritor escocés. Médico de profesión, se inspiró en uno de sus profesores, el doctor Joseph Bell, para crear el famoso personaje Sherlock Holmes. Ejerció la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Conan Doyle — biographical name see Doyle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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