Edgar Allan Poe

By: Megan Day

  • January 19, 1809 Edgar was born in Boston
  • He was an orphan
  • 1823 Poe goes to William Burke school
  • 1827, his first book is published
  • At age 13 he had written enough poetry to publish a book
  • Gambling
  • Fianc√©e leaving
  • Married Virginia at age 14, cousin
  • Died Oct. 7, 1849, age 40

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