Edgar Allen Poe
The Poet of a horrid life.
Who was poe?
Poe is known best for his poetry and less about his horrid life, well i'm gonna tell you about his life anyway.He started life in poverty living with his parents in a shack of a house essentially (But it gets better) his parents die of Tb or better known as tuberculosis/or consumption as it was known back in poes day in the industrial era in america.
How did he die?
He died of rabies, or it was assumed rabies.Poe was refusing to drink water and doctors of the time assumed it was due to being bit by a rabid animal which in turn let to Poe catching rabies. Rabies causes the infected host of the disease to have extremely difficult time drinking water its actually impossible due to the intense pain.