List of Famous Detectives People
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List of Famous Detectives

List of famous detectives, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top detectives in the world? This includes the most prominent detectives, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable detectives is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic detectives were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned detectives.

Examples of people on this list: Jacqueline Shire, Allan Pinkerton and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known detectives to the lesser known detectives of today, these are some of the best professionals in the detective field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous detectives ever?" and "What are the names of famous detectives?" then you're in the right place. (34 items)

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    Died at 65 (1819-1884)

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    Jacqueline Shire

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    Died at 43 (1860-1903)

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    Died at 62 (1871-1933)

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    age 68

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    age 69

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    age 71

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    age 56

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    age 74

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    Mark Fuhrman age 63

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    Ed Hickox age 53

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    Roger Rogerson age 74

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    Steven McDonald

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    Neil Carter age 55

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    Vincent Gregory age 67

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    Jerry McCabe

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    Robert Leuci age 75

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    Shirley McKie age 52

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    age 65

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    Jim Leavelle age 95

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    Harold Smith Died at 79 (1926-2005)

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    Jack Slipper Died at 81 (1924-2005)

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    James Zadroga Died at 35 (1971-2006)

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    Keith Dressel Died at 36 (1971-2007)

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    Lou Smit Died at 75 (1935-2010)

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    Russell Poole

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    Christopher Hurst age 61

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    Mike Allen

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    Pat Kennedy Died at 59 (1954-2013)

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    Tommy Le Noir

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