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Edgar Allan Poe was born
His dad left the family
Jhon Allan wont give him any money so he drops out of school. He publishes his first book "Tamerlane and other Poems". He joines the U.S. army with a fake name.
His mother died
His foster mother died. He returns back home and applies to West Point. John Allan sponsoring him.
He married Virginia Clemm, his 13-year-old cousin.
He published his poem "The Raven"
His wife died of tuberculosis
He died at age 40
He was baptized in the Episcopal Church by his foster family
The family sailed to Britain, he studied in a grammar school
He becomes sergeant major.
Poe deliberately gets kicked out of West Point.
Poe submits a number of stories to magazines. They are rejected.
Poe sends a desperate letter to John Allan asking for help. John Allan doesn't respond.
John Allan dies and leaves Edgar nothing in his will.
Poe wins a contest for "The Manuscript Found in a Bottle". Poe finally gets a job.
Poe writes "Ligeia".
Virginia Poe breaks a blood-vessel while playing the piano.
He ruturns to the U.S. continues his studies
Edgar attends the academy of William Burke, he succeeds in athletics.
John Allan inherits a fortune when his uncle dies.
Edgar attends the University of Virginia, goes by "Edgar Poe".
Poe writes "The Philosophy of Composition". Poe sues another paper for libel and wins. The suit is settled for $225.00.
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