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Edgar Allan Poe
[1809-1849]
C. Auguste Dupin, a detective in the first “real” detective story, in these short stories1:

Murders in the Rue Morgue (1841)

The Mystery of Marie Roget (1842)

The Purloined Letter (1844)

Non-series short stories1:
The Gold Bug (1843) Thou Art the Man (1844)