The novelist Sir Arthur died at the age of 71. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Scottish author of the legendary Sherlock Holmes detective novels. He also created the lesser- known character, Professor Challenger, and in addition to detective stories, wrote poetry, plays, and science-fiction works.
His parents were named Mary Foley and Charles Doyle. He was married twice– to Louisa Hawkins and, following her death, to Jean Elizabeth Leckie– and fathered two daughters and three sons.