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Edgar Allan Poe died at the age of 40 on October 7, 1849.
Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem "The Raven" cemented his reputation as a black-feathered literary master of the macabre. He wrote dozens of creepy short stories, many ending in death, with victims walled up in cellars, threatened by razor-sh... More>>

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The death of Edgar Allan Poe on October 7, 1849, has remained mysterious: the circumstances .... Because Poe did not have visitors, Moran was probably the only person to see the author in his last ... Moran contradicted Snodgrass by stating in his own 1885 account that Poe did not die under the effect of any intoxicant.

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Oct 27, 2015 ... Despite his macabre literary genius, Edgar Allan Poe's life was short and largely unhappy. After his young wife, Virginia, got tuberculosis in ...

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Oct 7, 2014 ... Like his life's work, Edgar Allan Poe's death remains shrouded in mystery. ... Nor did he ever make it back to New York, where he had been living, to escort his ... with liquor, dragged out and voted, and then turned adrift to die.

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A biography of 19th century American author, Edgar Allan Poe, written by Robert Giordano. ... He did reasonably well in the Army and attained the rank of sergeant major. In 1829, Mrs. Allan died and ... Did Poe die from alcoholism? Was he ...

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Oct 6, 2014 ... Christopher P. Semtner, curator of the Edgar Allan Poe Museum in ... Poe's wife died two years before he did, and she was buried in his ...

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This is the first verifiable evidence available of Poe's whereabouts since ... Hospital on the afternoon of October 3 and did not regain consciousness until the next ...

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The last days of the short, drunken, quarrelsome and unhappy life of Edgar Allan Poe were almost as grim as one of his own macabre stories. Drink was Poe's ...

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There is a gentleman, rather worse for wear, at Ryan's 4th Ward Polls, who goes under the cognomen of Edgar A. Poe, and who appears in great distress, and ...