Born May 22, 1859 in Edinburgh. He studied at Stonyhurst College (Lancashire), studied medicine at Edinburgh University, in 1881 he became a doctor of medicine. Practiced in Southsea (England), completed his postgraduate studies in Vienna, and then decided to specialize in ophthalmology. The first work that brought him success - "A Study in Scarlet" (A Study in Scarlet), was published in Bitonskom Christmas Yearbook for 1887.
In 1891, he left medical practice and devote themselves entirely to writers' case.
belong to 60 stories and two literary compositions of Sherlock Holmes, probably the most famous hero of English literature. In 1893, Doyle
decided to do away with Holmes, but the readers demanded it back to life. From the stories about Holmes the most popular "A Study in Scarlet", "Sign of Four" (The Sign of the Four, 1890), "Hound of the Baskervilles" (The Hound of the Baskervilles, 1902). Wrote Doyle
and historical novels, in t.ch. "Mikah Clark" (Micah Clarke, 1889) and "White Company" (The White Company, 1891).
In 1902, for work in a field hospital during the Anglo-Boer War, Doyle
was elevated to the dignity of knighthood. In the last period of life carried away by spirits, by giving articles and speeches on this subject a lot of time and effort. Doyle
died at Crowborough July 7, 1930.