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Dame agatha mary clarissa, lady mallowan, order of the british empire, dbe (15 september 1890 - 12 january 1976), commonly known as agatha christie, was an english crime fiction writer she also wrote romance novels under the name mary westmacott, but is best remembered for her 80 detective. Agatha christie 15 september 1890 - 12 january 1976 agatha mary clarissa miller was born in torquay, devon, in the united kingdom, the daughter of a wealthy american stockbroker. Agatha christie, writer: witness for the prosecution agatha was born as agatha mary clarissa miller in 1890 to frederick alvah miller and clara boehmer agatha was of american and british descent, her father being american and her mother british.
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