Who was the real Sherlock Holmes?

Arthur Conan Doyle wasn't the first person to write a mystery novel, but his focus on scientific methods and brilliant protagonist made the stories of Sherlock Holmes world-famous. Yet is Sherlock Holmes based on a real person? Tune in to find out.

Topics in this Podcast: medical history, Queen Victoria, Who was the real?, sherlock holmes, Arthur conan doyle, 19th century, British history, Scottish history, biographies, literary history