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Biggers, Earl Derr

Born: 1884 AD
Died: 1933 AD

1884 – Born on the 24th of August in Warren, Ohio, USA.

Educated at Harvard University.

1907 – Biggers worked with the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

1908 – He moved to the Boston Traveler as a humor columnist.

1912 – His reviews were often so scathing that causing him to fire.

1913 – Published his first novel, "Seven Key to Baldpate".

1914 – Followed with "Love Insurance".

1916 – Published the "Agony Column" followed and was a huge success.

1919 – Visited Hawaii where a newspaper article appeared concerning the work of Chinese detectives.

1925 – He published the first of the Chan novels, "The House Without a Key".

1926 – The Chinese Parrot appeared and continued the success.

1933 – He died on 5th of April in Pasadena, California, USA.

Created character Charlie Chan