Edgar Allan Poe

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  • College

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

    his poems
    His works have been in print since 1827 and include such literary classics as “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Raven,” and “The Fall of the House of Usher.”
  • Army

    Edgar went to Boston and joined the U.S. Army in 1827.
  • Dissastisfaction

    Dissatisfied with his low pay and lack of editorial control at the Messenger, Poe moved to New York City. In the wake of the financial crisis known as the “Panic of 1837,”
  • New York

    After a year in New York, Poe moved to Philadelphia in 1838 and wrote for a number of different magazines.
  • Sadness

    In the face of poverty Poe was still able to find solace at home with his wife and mother-in-law, but tragedy struck in 1842 when Poe’s wife contracted tuberculosis, the disease that had already claimed Poe’s mother, brother, and foster mother.
  • Searching

    Always in search of better opportunities, Poe moved to New York again in 1844 and introduced himself to the city by perpetrating a hoax.
  • Publication

    The January 1845 publication of “The Raven” made Poe a household name.
  • Death of loved one

    . It was there, in the winter of 1847 that Virginia died at the age of twenty-four.
  • Poe's Death

    Poe died on October 7, 1849 at the age of forty.