Edgar Allan Poe"s Life

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    Period of Poe's lifespan

  • Edgar Poe is Born in Boston

    He is the middle child of Davis and Elizebeth Poe.His older brother is named William Hnry and his younger sister is named Rosie
  • Poe's mother dies and his father left them.

  • the orphaned Edgar is taken in by the Allans.

    His sister Rosie was taken into another family and hs brother lives with Poe's grandma. He is later christened as Edgar Allan Poe
  • Edgar is educated in England for 5 years.

  • Edgar returns to America.

  • Edgar attends the University of Virginia

  • Edgar publishes his first book to no succses

    It is called Tamerlane and Other Poems. Poe also has a fued with John Allan and leaves to Boston. He also joins the U.S Army. The book includes Poems such as Tamerlane, Song, Imatation, A Dream, The Lake, Spirits of The Dead, Evening Star, Dreams, and Stanzas
  • Edgar's foster mother Francis Allan dies

    He is also relesed from the Army.
  • Edgar publishes his second book.

    It is called Al Aaraarf, Tamerlane, and other Poems. It includes three nameless poems, Romance, Fairy-Lnd, To Science, and Al Aaarf
  • Will Henry, Poe's brother dies

  • Poe publishes Poems

    It includes the poems To Helen, A Paen, The Sleeper, The City in The Sea, The Valley of Unrest, and Israfel.
  • Poe wins a $50 prize at a contest from the Baltimore Saturday Visitor

    The poems that Poe enterd were than published in the Baltimore Saturday Visitor
  • Poe becomes the Editor of Southern Literary Messenger

    Here he publishes lots of his work such as Ballad, Zante, Lionizing, Shadow, Bernice, King's Pest, 4 Beasts in 1, and The Unparralled Adventures of One Hand Pfall. He also writes many reviews. He would leave the position in 1837.
  • Edgar marries his 13 year old cousin Virginia

  • Poe moves to Philadelphia and publishes another book.

    It is called The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym his only complete novel
  • Poe becomes the editor of Gentleman's Magazine

    His works for his first 2 years include, The Man That Was Used Up, The Fall Of The House of Usher, The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion, Why the Little Frenchman Wears his hand in a Sling, The Buisness Man, and The Man of The Crowd.
  • Poe publishes the 1st detectiv story ever.

    It is called The Murders in The Rue Morgue. That year he publishes several stories including The Island of The Fay, The Descent Into the Maelstrom, Three Sundays In a Week, The Colloquy of Monos and Una, Never Bet the Devil Your Head, and Eleorna.
  • Poe resigns as editor of The Graham

    He still writes many stories including The Oval Potrait, Landscape Garden, The Masque of The Red Death, Pit and The Pendulam, and The Mystery Of Mary Rogent.
  • His story The Gold-Bug his hugly popular

    Poe is writing several of stories for various mgazines now.
  • Poe publishes The Raven his most sucsessful work.

  • The Cask of Amantillado is published.

    He is writing storis for several magazines still.
  • Virginia Poe's wife dies of Tubercolosis.

  • Poe publishes Eureka

  • Poe dies in Baltimore