Edgar Allan Poe

Born January 19, 1809 ~ Died October 7, 1849

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His Father was an alcoholic and left when he was young, His mother died when he was 3 years old.

His wife Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe died at 24. After the death of his wife he tried to commit suicide by ingesting opiates.

Edgar Allan Poe went to The University of Virginia.

In 1826 Poe left Richmond to attend the University of Virginia, where he excelled in his classes while accumulating considerable debt.

Citations

Biography.com

Biography.com

KillAdjectives.com

Poets.org

(I forgot the log in for the other sites...I did some of my facts at home that's why there is a few random sites...I'm sorry)