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Edgar Allen Poe
Edgar Allen Poe was an American writer, best remembered for his dark, gothic mysteries and short stories. He was arguably the first notable American short story writer, considered to be the founder of detective stories, and to have been massively influential on genres of Romanticism, horror, and science fiction.









Full Name Edgar Allen Poe
Who writer
Birth Date January 19, 1809
Death Date October 7, 1849
Country United States
Born Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Cause of Death unknown
Education

University of Virginia

United States Military Academy

Father David Poe Jr.
Mother Eliza Poe
Spouse Virginia Clemm Poe
Siblings

William Henry Leonard Poe

Rosalie Poe Mackenzie

Children none
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