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edger allan poe
27 Sep 2017
28 Sep 2017
Edgar Allan Poe was born
His father abandoned the family in 1810,
Allan over the funds for his education and enlisted in the Army in 1827
With the death of Frances Allan in 1829, Poe and Allan reached a temporary rapprochement.
1849, at age 40; the cause of his death is unknown and has been variously attributed to alcohol, brain congestion, cholera, drugs.
The family sailed to Britain in 1815, and Poe attended the grammar school for a short period in Irvine,
There he studied at a boarding school in Chelsea until summer 1817.
in March 1825, John Allan's uncle and business benefactor William Galt, said to be one of the wealthiest men in Richmond, died,
Poe may have become engaged to Sarah Elmira Royster before he registered at the one-year-old University of Virginia in February 1826 to study ancient and modern languages.
He traveled to Boston in April 1827, sustaining himself with odd jobs as a clerk and newspaper writer. At some point, he started using the pseudonym Henri Le Rennet
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