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Death of Edgar Allan Poe - Wikipedia


The death of Edgar Allan Poe on October 7, 1849, has remained mysterious: the circumstances .... Snodgrass was convinced that Poe died from alcoholism and did a great deal to popularize this idea. H...

How did Edgar Allan Poe die? - Ask History


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 ...

Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore - General Topics - The ...


Jan 19, 2014 ... In this book, Moran noted “I have stated to you the fact that Edgar Allan Poe did not die under the effect of any intoxicant, nor was the smell of ...

A short biography of Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) - Poestories.com


He did reasonably well in the Army and attained the rank of sergeant major. In 1829, Mrs. Allan died and John Allan tried to be friendly towards Edgar and ...

The Death of Edgar Allan Poe | History Today


Charles Baudelaire described Edgar Allan Poe's death, on October 7th, 1849, ... when he appeared to relax, said quietly 'Lord, help my poor soul', and died.

The Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe's Death: 19 Theories on What ...


Oct 7, 2015 ... “For decades,” writes the Baltimore Sun, “Edgar Allan Poe's birthday was ... we visit another morbid mystery—the mystery of how Edgar Allan Poe died. ... the binge drinking theory, but that did not help clear up the mystery.

Poe's Life | Edgar Allan Poe Museum


While Poe was in Baltimore, Allan died, leaving Poe out of his will, which did, however, provide for an illegitimate child Allan had never seen. By then Poe was  ...

How did Edgar Allan Poe die? - Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher


He did not regain consciousness sufficiently to tell the doctor how he arrived at this condition. Poe died at five o'clock on Sunday morning, October 7, and was ...

Obituary of Edgar Allan Poe – The Paris Review


Oct 7, 2013 ... EDGAR ALLAN POE died in Baltimore on Sunday last. ... Of course they did not read them—the sanction of their names being all that was ...

The Real Story Behind Edgar Allan Poe's Death | The Lineup


Jan 19, 2015 ... Edgar Allan Poe's eeriest tale may be the real-life mystery of his unexplained death. ... Poe was on the road when he died in Baltimore, having left Richmond, ... For the record, Poe did struggle with alcohol – though evidence ...

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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13 Haunting Facts About Edgar Allan Poe's Death - Biography.com


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 ...

The (Still) Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe | History | Smithsonian


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, ... "On Tuesday last Edgar A. Poe died in town here at the hospital from the ...

Death Theories | Poe's Life | Edgar Allan Poe Museum


This is the first verifiable evidence available of Poe's whereabouts since departing ... on the afternoon of October 3 and did not regain consciousness until the next morning. ... Poe calmly breathed a simple prayer, "Lord, help my poor soul," and died. ... The following is a bibliography of some of the theories of Poe'...