Edgar Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Death of his mother
Edgar was one of three children, his father abandoned them.
On December 8, 1811, his mother Eliza died of tuberculosis.
And he was adopted by another family.
Edgar published a forty-page pamphlet called Tamerlane and Other Poems, which was ultimately a failure.
He became an artillery sergeant major
At the age of 21, in March 1830 he entered the prestigious West Point military academy. He was soon a leader to his peers. There he told invented stories about travels or about his genealogy. I didn't stop writing.
Poe publishes a collection of history
In 1831 he published Poems of Edgar Allan.
Poe began submitting stories to magazines.
Poe received the award for his work ´´Ms. Found in a Bottl´´.
In that same year he started working for the magazine Southern Literary Messenger
Virgina Clemm Poe, cousin and wife of Edgar
He married her in Baltimore in May 16, 1836 when she was 14 and he was 26. Although she was young, Poe loved her until his last moments.
I started writing police fiction genre, I started with 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue'.
He won a literary award for 'The Golden Beetle'.
He also published 'The Tell-Tale Heart'.
Death of his wife
His wife fell ill with tuberculosis and died at the age of 24.
Because of this Edgar became depressed and began to consume alcohol.
Death of Egar Allan Poe
Poe was found delirious on the streets of Baltimore, four days later he died.
The actual cause of his death is unknown, but it is believed to have been acute alcohol poisoning, meningitis or even rabies.