Agatha Christie

Novelist Agatha Christie Full Name: Agatha Christie [Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie [also wrote as Mary Westmacott]]


Profession: Novelist
Why Famous: Prolific writer of novels, short stories and plays. Best known for her series of books featuring detectives Hercules Poirot and Miss Marple.

Born: September 15, 1890
Birthplace: Torquay, Devon, England
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: January 12, 1976 (aged 85)

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Married Life

  • 1930-09-11 Mystery writer Agatha Christie (39) weds archaeologist Max Mallowan (26)

Historical Events in the Life of Agatha Christie

  • 1926-12-03 Detective novelist Agatha Christie mysteriously disappears for 11 days
  • 1952-10-06 Agatha Christie's play "The Mousetrap" opens in London (still running)
  • 1970-12-23 7,511th performance of Agatha Christie's play "The Mousetrap" (record)

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