Edgar Allan Poe
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-sharp pendulums, or just haunted by the looming unknown. Edgar Allan Poe first mixed poetry with work as a soldier in the U.S. Army in the late 1820s. He was dismissed from West Point and moved to Baltimore, Maryland, where he began writing prose. Throughout the More »
Born: January 19, 1809 (Boston, Massachusetts)

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Oct 19, 2015 ... You may know him as the unofficial patron saint of the morbid, but there's so much more to learn about Edgar Allan Poe.

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Nov 25, 2013 ... As I've studied Edgar Allan Poe in-depthly over the past six months, I began to compile a list of obscure facts that I didn't know about Poe.

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Interesting Edgar Allan Poe Facts: Edgar Allan Poe had two siblings: an older brother William Henry Leonard Poe, and a younger sister Rosalie Poe. By the age ...

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Jan 19, 2018 ... January 19, 2018 marks mystery and horror writer Edgar Allan Poe's 209th birthday. The poet and writer died when he was just 40 years old, ...

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Oct 7, 2014 ... Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most celebrated authors ever known and if you enjoy his stories, you will enjoy these 25 little known facts about ...

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Edgar Allan Poe is hands-down one of the most famous and prolific writers in history. ... and even went so far as to write a biography about Poe with false facts.

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Jan 19, 2014 ... 1. He was the first person to use the term 'short story'. At least, Poe's use of the term is the earliest that has yet been uncovered, from 1840 ...

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Edgar Allan Poe is known for his awesomely gruesome short stories like The Black Cat and The Fall of the House of Usher, and for his poems like The Raven  ...

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Apr 8, 2019 ... Edgar Allan Poe, (born January 19, 1809, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.—died October 7, 1849, ... Drinking was in fact to be the bane of his life.