Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe

"The Raven" is one of many of Edgar Allen Poe's famous works. There are other famous poems and short stories that are more creepy, such as, "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Tell-Tale Heart."

Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, MA. He attended the University of Virginia in 1826, and then the United States Military Academy from 1830 to 1831. Edgar Allan Poe is considered one of America's greatest writers of all time, and one of his greatest publications was “The Raven” in 1845. He was two when his mom died and his father abandoned him. He is most famous for his terrifying stories. When he was 27 he married his 13 year old cousin. His mother, brother, and wife died from Tuberculosis. On October 7, 1849, he died in Baltimore, MD and his death was a mystery.

Edgar Allan Poe


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Edgar Allen Poe was given an award for his famous poem "the Raven." This award was for his creativity in the writing of mystery. He was also given a scroll for being a nominee. Poe received the Grand Master Award for contributions he made to the mystery genre over time.


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