Edgar Allan Poe

Events

The Election of 1800

1800

Edgar Allan Poe is born

1809 January 19

The War of 1812

1812 June 18

Poe goes to school in England

1815

Edgar returns to the United States and continues schooling.

1820

Poe attends William Burke and succeeds in atheletics.

1823

John Quincy Adams becomes president of the United States.

1825

Poe submits a few stories to a magazines but they are rejected.

1832

The Spanish Inquisition ends.

1834

Poe marries his cousin, Virginia, she is 13.

1836

Poe wins a hundred-dollar prize for ¨The Gold Bug¨

1843

Poe´s wife, Virginia, dies from tuberculosis.

1847

At 40 years old, Edgar Allan Poe dies

1849

California becomes the 31st state.

1850