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Edgar Allen Poe
(1809 - 1849)

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1809 Born 19 January in Boston, Mass to David Poe Jr. and Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins
1811 Both parents dead by third birthday, he is taken into the home of John Allan, and baptised Edgar Allan Poe
1815 Studies for five years in England
1825 Secretly engaged to Sarah Royster
1826 Enters U of Virginia, leaves after only a year
1827 Lenore
1827 Tamerlane and Other Poems, enlists in U.S. Army as "Edgar A. Perry"
1829 Discharged from army in March, Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Minor Poems, Poems, Ms. Found in a Bottle
1831 Poems by Edgar A. Poe ... Second Edition, The Assignation, King Pest
1832 Philadelphia Saturday Courier publishes five stories
1833 Ms. Found in a Bottle wins prize in Baltimore Saturday Visitor
1834 Berenice, Silence-A Fable
1835 Moves to Richmond to join the Southern Literary Messenger's editorial staff, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
1836 Marries Virginia Clemm (age 13)
1837 Libeia, resigns from Messenger, moves to NY
1838 William Wilson, The Fall of the House of Usher, Murders in the Rue Morgue, moves to Philadelphia
1839 A Descent Into The Maelstrom, The Pit and the Pendulum
1841 The Masque of the Red Death, The Mystery of Marie Rogt
1842 The Black Cat, The Conqueror Worm, The Tale-tell Heart (approx dating)
1843 The Gold Bug, The Purloined Letter, The Raven, The Imp of the Perverse
1844 The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
1845 The Cask of Amontillado, Mellonta Tauta, Eureka: A Prose Poem
1847 Virginia Clemm Poe dies on 30 January
1849 Poe dies 7 October in Baltimore
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