Edgar Allan Poe biography
Edgar's foster parents sent Poe to one of the best boarding schools and the later went to the University of Virginia where Poe excelled academically. But Poe was forced to leave UVA (university of Virginia) because he was not paying his gambling bills.
His first collection of poems were Tamerlane and other poems. In 1829 he published a second collection called Al Aaraaf,Tamerlane and minor poems. None of these poems created big public attention. His most famous poems are "The Fall of The House of Usher","The Tell Tale Heart"," The Murders In The Rue Morgue" and "The Raven
In 1849 Poe set out for an editing job in Phildelphila. For unknown reasons Poe stoped in Baltimore,Maryland, on October 3,1849,he was found semi-conscious. Poe died 4 days later of congestion of the brain. Poe grave is in Baltimore,Maryland where he died