Poe, Edgar Allan (1809 1849)

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BIOGRAPHIE Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston on January 19, 1809. His mother, Elizabeth Arnold Poe, was an actress. His father, David Poe, Jr., had pursued a less successful career on the stage punctuated by alcoholic binges. Poes father apparently abandoned his family around the time of Edgars second birthday. We do know that his mother took Edgar, his brother William, and sister Rosalie with her to Richmond, Virginia sometime in 1811, and that she died there in December of that same year. Edgar was separated from his siblings and placed in the care of a childless couple, John and Frances Allan. John Allan was an English Scottish merchant who kept a tight hold on the familys purse strings but who also recognised the value of education. In 1815, he took his wife and stepson (Edgar was ...

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