Edgar Allen Poe

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Edgar Poe

January 19, 1809

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.1849 "Annie" daguerreotype of Poe
Died October 7, 1849 (aged 40)

Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.October 7, 1849 (aged 40)

Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

Spouse: Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe(m. 1836; d. 1847)

Edgar Allan Poe (/p/; born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country’s earliest practitioners of the short story.Source:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Allan_Poe

Favorite Quotes:
“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”
“I have great faith in fools – self-confidence my friends will call it.”
“Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.”
“The best things in life make you sweaty.”
“I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.”

Author of
The Raven
The Tell-tale Heart
The Black Cat and Other Stories
The Mystery of Marie Rogêt

Location: 1914 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223https://www.poemuseum.org/

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