Edgar Allan Poe

The Life Of Edgar Allan Poe

Background

Born- January 19th,1809 Died-October 7th,1849

Was an American writer, best known for his poetry and short stories.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts

A lot of his work is mystery/macabre

Family

He was the second child of 2 actors.

His father left them in 1810 and his mother died the year after.

He was taken in by a family

The family argued over debt and his education costs

He went to the University Of Virginia but dropped out due to lack of money

He argued with them about his education funds

Death

October 3, 1849, he was found on the streets of Baltimore

He was taken to a hospital, died Sunday, October 7th,1849 at 5am

All his medical records and death certificate are lost

Cause of death is a mystery