Hercule Poirot

  • Belgian


Created by mystery writer Agatha Christie, Hercule Poirot is a fictional retired Belgian police detective living in London, England. The renown Monsieur Poirot practices his investigative skills as a private detective with his associate, Captain Arthur Hastings. - AsNotedIn

Themes with Hercule Poirot

Timeline

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1920/10/00 "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" by Agatha Christie is published by John Lane in the United States. Private Detective The Mysterious Affair at Styles (book)
1923/03/07 "The Affair at the Victory Ball" is published in The Sketch Magazine, Issue 1571. Private Detective The Affair at the Victory Ball (short story)
1923/03/14 "The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan" is published in The Sketch, Issue 1572 under the title of 'The Curious Disappearance of the Opalsen Pearls'. Private Detective The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan (short story)
1923/03/21 "The King of Clubs" is published in The Sketch magazine, Issue 1573, under the title 'The Adventure of the King of Clubs'. Private Detective The King of Clubs (short story)
1923/03/28 "The Disappearance of Mr Davenheim" is published in The Sketch magazine, Issue 1574. Private Detective The Disappearance of Mr Davenheim (short story)
1923/04/04 "The Plymouth Express" arrives in the UK at The Sketch magazine's station Issue 1575 as "The Plymouth Express Affair". Private Detective The Plymouth Express (short story)
1923/04/11 "The Adventure of 'The Western Star'" is published in issue 1576 of The Sketch magazine. Private Detective The Adventure of 'The Western Star' (short story)
1923/04/18 "The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor" is published in issue 1577 of The Sketch magazine, Issue 1577. Private Detective The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor (short story)
1923/04/25 "The Kidnapped Prime Minister" is found in The Sketch, Issue 1578. Private Detective The Kidnapped Prime Minister (short story)
1923/05/00 "The Murder on the Links" is published in the United Kingdom by The Bodley Head. Private Detective The Murder on the Links (book)
1923/05/02 "The Million Dollar Bond Robbery" is deposited in The Sketch magazine, Issue 1579. Private Detective The Million Dollar Bond Robbery (short story)
1923/05/09 "The Adventure of the Cheap Flat" appears in The Sketch magazine, Issue 1580. Private Detective The Adventure of the Cheap Flat (short story)
1923/05/16 "The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge" is published in The Sketch magazine. Private Detective The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge (short story)
1923/05/23 "The Chocolate Box" is published in The Sketch Magazine, Issue 1582, as 'The Clue of the Chocolate Box'. Police Detective The Chocolate Box (short story) Ganache Chocolate
1923/09/26 "The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb" is discovered in Issue 1600 of The Sketch magazine. Private Detective The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb (short story)
1923/10/03 "The Veiled Lady" is published in 'The Sketch' Issue 1601 as 'The Case of the Veiled Lady'. Private Detective The Veiled Lady (short story)
1923/10/10 "The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly" is published in The Sketch Magazine, Issue 1602, as "The Kidnapping of Johnny Waverly". Private Detective The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly (short story)
1923/10/17 "The Market Basing Mystery" is published in The Sketch Magazine, Issue 1603. Private Detective The Market Basing Mystery (short story)
1923/10/31 "The Case of the Missing Will" is published in The Sketch magazine, Issue 1605. Private Detective The Case of the Missing Will (short story)
1923/11/07 "The Submarine Plans" surface in The Sketch magazine, Issue 1606. Private Detective The Submarine Plans (short story)
1923/11/14 "The Adventure of the Clapham Cook" is published in The Sketch Magazine, Issue 1607. Private Detective The Adventure of the Clapham Cook (short story)
1923/11/21 "The Lost Mine" is found in The Sketch magazine, Issue 1608. Private Detective The Lost Mine (short story)
1923/11/28 "The Cornish Mystery" is published in The Sketch Magazine, Issue 1609. Private Detective The Cornish Mystery (short story)
1923/12/00 "The Disappearance of Mr Davenheim" appears in Blue Book Magazine (Volume 38, No 2) under the title 'Mr Davenby Disappears'. Private Detective The Disappearance of Mr Davenheim (short story)
1923/12/05 "The Double Clue" is published in The Sketch Magazine, Issue 1610. Private Detective The Double Clue (short story)
1923/12/11 "Christmas Adventure" is published in issue 1611 of The Sketch Magazine. Private Detective Christmas Adventure (short story)
1923/12/18 The Sketch Magazine receives "The Lemesurier Inheritance", Issue 1612. Private Detective The Lemesurier Inheritance (short story)
1924/03/00 "Poirot Investigates" shorty story collection is published in the United Kingdom by The Bodley Head. Private Detective Poirot Investigates
1924/12/00 "The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman" appears as "The Italian Nobleman" in Blue Book Magazine, Vol 40 No 2. Private Detective The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman (short story)
1925/02/00 "The Chocolate Box" is published in Blue Book Magazine, Volume 40, Number 4. Private Detective The Chocolate Box (short story)
1925/03/00 "The Veiled Lady" is uncovered in Blue Book Magazine, Vol 40, No 5. Private Detective The Veiled Lady (short story)
1925/04/00 "The Lost Mine" appears in Blue Book Magazine, Vol 40, No 6. Private Detective The Lost Mine (short story)
1926/04/01 "The Under Dog" is published in the American periodical 'The Mystery Magazine', Volume 8, No 6. Private Detective The Under Dog (short story)
1926/06/19 "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" by Agatha Christie is published in the United Kingdom by William Collins, Sons. Private Detective The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
1927/00/00 "The Big Four" is published. Private Detective The Big Four
1928/03/29 "The Mystery of the Blue Train" is published in the United Kingdom by William Collins and Sons. Private Detective The Mystery of the Blue Train (book)
1928/09/23 "Double Sin" is published in the Sunday Dispatch. Private Detective Double Sin (short story)
1928/11/20 "Wasp's Nest" is published in the Daily Mail newspaper. Private Detective Wasp's Nest (short story)
1929/01/00 Christie's "The Third-Floor Flat" is to let in the January issue of Hutchinson's Adventure and Mystery Story. Private Detective The Third-Floor Flat (short story)
1932/01/00 "The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest" is published in issue 493 of the Strand Magazine. Private Detective The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest (short story)
1932/02/00 Agatha Christie's "Peril at End House" is published by Dodd, Mead and Company. Private Detective Peril at End House (book)
1932/07/00 "The Second Gong" sounds in the July, 1932 issue of The Strand Magazine. Private Detective The Second Gong (short story)
1932/07/00 "Dead Man's Mirror" is published in the Strand Magazine. Private Detective Dead Man's Mirror (short story)
1933/00/00 Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express" is published in the US in a six-installment serialization in the Saturday Evening Post, under the title, "Murder on the Calais Coach". Private Detective Murder on the Orient Express (book)
1933/03/00 "Lord Edgware Dies" by Agatha Christie begins a six issue serialization in The American Magazine as "13 For Dinner", illustrations by Weldon Trench. Private Detective Lord Edgware Dies
1935/00/00 "Death in the Clouds" is published. Private Detective Death in the Clouds
1935/00/00 "Three Act Tragedy" is published. Private Detective Three Act Tragedy
1935/08/00 Illustrated by R M Chandler, "How Does Your Garden Grow?" is published in issue 536 of 'The Strand' magazine. Private Detective How Does Your Garden Grow? (short story)
1936/00/00 "Cards on the Table" is published. Private Detective Cards on the Table
1936/00/00 "Murder in Mesopotamia" is published. Private Detective Murder in Mesopotamia
1936/01/06 "The ABC Murders" is published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club. Private Detective The ABC Murders
1936/02/00 "Problem at Sea" is published in issue 542 of 'The Strand' magazine as "Poirot and the Crime in Cabin 66". Private Detective Problem at Sea (short story)
1936/05/00 "Triangle at Rhodes" is published in issue 545 of the Strand Magazine entitled "Poirot and the Triangle at Rhodes". Private Detective Triangle at Rhodes (short story)
1936/05/03 "The Regatta Mystery" is originally published in the Hartford Courant newspaper with Hercule Poirot as the lead detective. Private Detective The Regatta Mystery (short story)
1936/12/00 Christie's "Murder in the Mews" finds a stall in Woman's Journal. Private Detective Murder in the Mews (short story)
1937/00/00 "Death on the Nile" is published. Private Detective Death on the Nile
1937/00/00 "Dumb Witness" is published. Private Detective Dumb Witness
1937/04/06 Serialization of "The Incredible Theft" begins in Daily Express. Illustrated by Steven Spurrier, the complete six installments are published through Monday, 12 April 1937. It will not appear on Sunday, 11 April. Private Detective The Incredible Theft (short story)
1937/07/00 "Yellow Iris" is published in issue 559 of the Strand Magazine. Private Detective Yellow Iris (short story)
1937/11/02 Adapted for The National Programme and played by Anthony Holles, Hercule Poirot makes his debut on radio. The broadcast intersperses performances of cabaret artistes at the restaurant within Christie's narrative. Private Detective Yellow Iris (short story) Broadcasting House London
1938/00/00 "Hercule Poirot's Christmas" is published. Private Detective Hercule Poirot's Christmas (book)
1938/00/00 "Appointment with Death" is published. Private Detective Appointment with Death
1939/11/00 "The Nemean Lion" roars into the Strand Magazine, issue 587. Private Detective The Nemean Lion (short story)
1939/12/00 "The Lernean Hydra" arises in The Strand Magazine, issue 588. Private Detective The Lernean Hydra (short story)
1940/00/00 "Sad Cypress" is published. Private Detective Sad Cypress
1940/01/00 "The Arcadian Deer" leaps into the Strand Magazine, issue 589. Private Detective The Arcadian Deer (short story)
1940/02/00 "The Erymanthian Boar" crashes its way into the Strand Magazine, issue 590. Private Detective The Erymanthian Boar (short story)
1940/03/00 "The Augean Stables" is published in the Strand Magazine, issue 591. Private Detective The Augean Stables (short story)
1940/04/00 Agatha Christie's "The Stymphalean Birds" land in The Strand Magazine. Private Detective The Stymphalean Birds (short story)
1940/05/00 "The Cretan Bull" burst into the Strand Magazine, issue 593. Private Detective The Cretan Bull (short story)
1940/06/00 "The Horse of Diomedes" gallop into the Strand Magazine, issue 594. Private Detective The Horse of Diomedes (short story)
1940/07/00 "The Girdle of Hippolyta" is published in the Strand Magazine, issue 595. Private Detective The Girdle of Hippolyta (short story)
1940/08/00 "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe" by Agatha Christie is serialized in the US in Colliers' Weekly in August and September 1940, under the title "The Patriotic Murders". Private Detective One, Two, Buckle My Shoe
1940/08/00 "The Flock of Geryon" buzz the Strand Magazine, issue 596 Private Detective The Flock of Geryon (short story)
1940/09/00 "The Apples of the Hesperides" drop into the Strand Magazine, issue 597. Private Detective The Apples of the Hesperides (short story)
1940/11/09 Christie's "Four and Twenty Blackbirds" is published in the American Collier's magazine Volume 6, No 19. Private Detective Four and Twenty Blackbirds (short story)
1941/00/00 "Evil Under the Sun" is published. Private Detective Evil Under the Sun
1942/05/00 "Five Little Pigs" by Agatha Christie is published, $2.00 retail, in the United States by Dodd, Mead and Company under the title of "Murder in Retrospect". Private Detective Five Little Pigs
1946/00/00 "The Hollow" is published. Private Detective The Hollow
1947/03/16 "The Capture of Cerberus" is published in the American weekly newspaper supplement This Week magazine entitled "Meet Me in Hell". Private Detective The Capture of Cerberus (short story)
1948/03/00 "Taken at the Flood" by English writer Agatha Christie is published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company as "There is a Tide", retailing at $2.50. Private Detective Taken at the Flood (book)
1952/00/00 "Mrs McGinty's Dead" is published. Private Detective Mrs McGinty's Dead
1953/00/00 "After the Funeral" is published. Private Detective After the Funeral
1954/00/00 Christie writes "Hercule Poirot And The Greenshore Folly" as a fund raiser for her church at Churston Ferrers, Church Of St Mary The Virgin. Instead of publishing it, Christie expands the story into a full-length novel, "Dead Man's Folly". Private Detective Hercule Poirot And The Greenshore Folly (book) Church Of St Mary The Virgin Churston Ferrers
1955/00/00 "Hickory Dickory Dock" is published. Private Detective Hickory Dickory Dock
1956/00/00 "Dead Man's Folly" is published. Private Detective Dead Man's Folly
1959/00/00 "Cat Among the Pigeons" is published. Private Detective Cat Among the Pigeons
1960/09/17 "The Mystery of the Spanish Chest" is published Women's Illustrated, September 17 to October 1, 1960. Private Detective The Mystery of the Spanish Chest (short story)
1960/09/25 The first of two installments of Christie's "The Theft of the Royal Ruby" is serialized in the weekly newspaper supplement 'This Week' magazine with illustrations by William A Smith. Private Detective The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding (short story)
1963/00/00 "The Clocks" is published. Private Detective The Clocks
1966/00/00 "Third Girl" is published. Private Detective Third Girl
1969/00/00 "Hallowe'en Party" is published. Private Detective Hallowe'en Party
1972/00/00 "Elephants Can Remember" is published. Private Detective Elephants Can Remember (book)
1975/09/00 "Curtain" is published. Private Detective Curtain: Poirot's Last Case
1989/00/00 "Agatha Christie's Poirot" airs on LWT television. In the series, Florin Court is used as Whitehaven Mansions, the fictional London residence of Hercule Poirot. The series will run until 2013. Home Florin Court, London London
1998/11/02 HarperCollins publishes Charles Osborne's novelization of Agatha Christie's "Black Coffee". Private Detective Black Coffee (play)
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