Alan poe

Edgar alan pol

  • birth of edgar allan poe

    Edgar Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • death of edgar pol's mother

    Edgar's mother dies, leaving the children orphaned.
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    separation from his brothers

    Edgar and his brothers are separated and live with different families.
  • Move to the Allans

    Edgar moves to Richmond, Virginia, to live with John and Francis Allan.
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    Private Education and Gambling Habit

    Edgar received private education and developed a gambling habit.
  • Military Service

    Edgar enlisted in the United States Army under the name Edgar A. Perry.
  • Publication of "Tamerlane and Other Poems"

    He published the pamphlet "Tamerlane and Other Poems," which was not successful.
  • Publication of Story Collection

    He published a collection of stories in the 1830s.
  • Publication of "Poems by Edgar Allan Poe"

    He published "Poems by Edgar Allan Poe" and began submitting stories to magazines.
  • Prize and Work at the Southern Literary Messenger

    He received an award for his story "Ms. Found in a Bottle" and started working at the Southern Literary Messenger.
  • Marriage and Moves

    He married Virginia and moved to various locations, including New York and Philadelphia.
  • Start of Detective Fiction

    He introduced the genre of detective fiction with "The Murders in the Rue Morgue."
  • Literary Prize for "The Gold Bug"

    He won a literary prize for "The Gold Bug."
  • Virginia's Death and Depression

    Poe's wife died of tuberculosis, triggering his alcohol abuse and depression.
  • Death and Mystery

    He was found delirious on the streets of Baltimore on October 3rd and died four days later, with the cause of death remaining a mystery.