Edgar Allan Poe Timeline

  • Edgar Allan Poe is born to Elizabeth Arnold Poe and David Poe Jr. Edgar had one brother Henry

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    Poe's Life Span

  • Poe's father leaves the family

  • Both Edgar's parents die of tuberculosis and he is adopted by foster parents

  • Edgar writes his first poem

  • Poe gets accepted at West Point

  • Egdar Allan Poe gets married to Virgina

  • Poe takes a job as a magazine editor

  • Poe's story collection Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque is published in two volumes.

  • Virgina Poe dies

  • Poe dies