Edgar Allan Poe's Timeline

Timeline created by Assem
In History
  • The Birth Of Edgar Allan Poe

    The Birth Of Edgar Allan Poe
    Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts to two actors (Elizabeth and David Poe).
  • Poe's Father Abandons the Family

    Poe's Father Abandons the Family
  • The Death Of Poe's Birth Mother

     The Death Of Poe's Birth Mother
    Poe's mother died of Tuberculosis (shortly after Poe learned that his father also died), leaving Poe and his two siblings orphaned. They were then split up and Poe went to live with John and Frances Allan.
  • Poe Wrote Tamerlane and Other Poems

    Poe Wrote Tamerlane and Other Poems
    This was Poe's first book.
  • Poe's Foster Mother Dies

    Poe's Foster Mother Dies
    Poe was very close to her, which is why he was greatly affected when she died to tuberculosis.
  • Poe Joins Westpoint

    Poe Joins Westpoint
    Poe was able to achieve this due to the help from his foster father with whom he had many quarrals in the past but they settled their disputes to honor Poe's dead foster mother's will.
  • Poe's Brother Henry Dies

    Poe's Brother Henry Dies
    Henry also died with tuberculosis
  • Married Virginia

    Married Virginia
  • The Raven is Published

    The Raven is Published
    The Raven is one of his greatest works. He was writing it as his wife was dying of tuberculosis in the next room.
  • Poe's Death

    Poe's Death
    The reasons for his death are unknown.
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    Poe's Period Serving in the Army

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    Stayed In Baltimore

    he stayed in Baltimore with his aunt Maria Clemm and her daughter Virginia, whom eventually he fell in love with.