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Edgar Allen Poe

Summary: The life and works of the man Edgar Allen Poe
Biography of Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe, born January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts. Son of Elizabeth Arnold Poe and David Poe. Poe's mother, an actress, born 1787, in England, died on December 8, 1811, Edgar was 2. He was brought to foster father John Allan, were Edgar was raised until February 14, 1826, when Poe attended the University of Virginia. He became an active member of the Jefferson Literary Society and passed every class. While attending school, Mr. Allan didn't give Poe enough money for supplies or class, which created debts. Mr. Allan kicked Poe out with no money. After that episode, Poe found himself back in Boston were he published a mini book of poetry, Tamerlane & Other Poems.
    May 26, 1827, Poe joined the U.S. Army as a private in the name of Edgar Allan Perry. After being in for two years, he was promoted to...

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