Arthur Conan Doyle
Born: May 22, 1859
Died: July 7, 1930
Occupation: Writer, novelist, poet, physician
Biography: Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle DL was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, generally considered a milestone in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.