Edgar Allen Poe

  • Born

    in Boston to Elizabeth Arnold Poe and David Poe, Jr., who were very poor.
  • Period: to

    Life span

    Poe died in a balltimor hospital pennyless
  • Parents died

    Parents died
    Elizabeth Arnold Poe dies of tuberculosis in Richmond, Virginia. Within days, David Poe also dies of tuberculosis.
  • Orphaned

    Peo was orphaned and adoped by Jonh Allen
  • First poem

    First poem
    when he was 15
  • College

    University of Virginia
  • Army

    Poe enlisted in the U.S. Army under the name. Edgar A. Perry
  • Foster father died

    Foster father died
    Allan omitted his adopted son from his will entirely.
  • Marriage

    Poe, 27 years old, marries his thirteen-year-old cousin
  • Wife dies

    Wife dies
    Poe's wife Virginia dies of tuberculosis
  • Died

    found in a gutter