Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe

Some interesting facts were his mom,foster mom, and his cousin/wife all died from tuberculosis and both of his dads had abanded him.On october 7 1849 edger allen poet died and noone knows how he did die.1 week before edgers death his doctor advised him not to travel and he chose not to listen.

Some of his famous works was his poems like "The raven","The tail tall heart", "Murders in the Ruemorgue",and "the fall of house of usher"And alot more. He is also known as a really creepy person.And he was the first person to write a book about a detective.

SOme of his achievments was that he was the first person to right a detective story. Edgar Allan Poe published his first book, "Tamerlane and Other Poems," at the age of 18. It was the first publication of "The Raven" in 1845 that made Poe famause and popular that he has today.

When Edgar was just 3 his mom had died from tubercelosis and his dad had abanded him. A couple, John and Frances Allan,take in Edgar as a foster child. Later in his life his foster mom had died from tubercelosis and his foster dad had abanded him as the same as his real family.later in his life at age 18 he joiined the U.S. army and rote his first poem. He later married his cousin and she also died from tuberculosis. He soon died known as a very wired and scary person he died on october,7,1849 many people think so because he had drank opium. He requested in hi will to have a string around his finger tied to a bell incase he was alive.

Edgar Allan Poe






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