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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)
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Illustration by Sidney Paget for "The Greek Interpreter", Strand Magazine, September 1893.
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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, DL (May 22, 1859 – July 7, 1930) was a Scottish author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction.
Conan was originally a middle name but he used it as part of his surname in his later years. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle [Aug 2006]
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