Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a British author and physician who is best known for his detective stories featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. Born in 1859, Doyle studied medicine and worked as a doctor before turning to writing full-time.
Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories, which were published in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, are considered classics of detective fiction and have been widely adapted into plays and films. The character of Sherlock Holmes, a brilliant and logical detective with a sharp eye for detail, has become one of the most iconic figures in literature and popular culture.
In addition to his Sherlock Holmes stories, Doyle also wrote historical novels, poetry, and non-fiction works. He died in 1930 at the age of 71.