Edgar Allan Poe
He was born January 19,18,1809 and he died in 1849. He was 40 years old when he died.
Why is he historically significant
He wrote a poem called the raven. That was published the poem was a instant classic,but Poe remain poor
Cause of death
No one knows how he died. People think is death may have been cause by alcohol poisoning or he had rabies
How thay treated it
Back then, they didn't have the shot to kill the rabies virus which required 3 doses.
he is considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre.
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Was born in Massachusetts January 19/1809
The Allan family sails to London, where Edgar is enrolled in school.
Poe drops out of college and joins the army because he adopted family will not pay for his education
Poe marries his cousin Virginia.he is 27 and she is 13.
Bragg, Georgia, and Kevin O'Malley. How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous. New York: Walker, 2011. Print.