Edgar Allan Poe Timeline

Edgar Allan Poe Timeline

Edgar Poe is born

01/18/1809

Poe's Mother Dies

12/08/1811

Adopted by John and Frances Allan

12/08/1811

Allan family heads to England, where Edgar enrolls in school

06/22/1820

The Allans move back to America, with Edgar

07/27/1820

First Poem

11/01/1824

Edgar

Poe enrolls at the University of Virginia

02/14/1826

Poe Leaves the Allans after an argument, moves to Baltimore

03/01/1827

Frances Allan, his foster Mother, dies

02/28/1829

Enrolls at West Point

04/15/1829

Kicked out of West Point

1831

Edgar's Older Brother Dies of Tuberculosis

Aug 1, 1831

Takes a job as editor of a magazine

12/01/1835

Marries his 13 year old cousin Virginia Clemm

05/16/1836

Publishes first novel, "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym"

July 1838

Begins giving lectures on poetry to packed audiences

November 1843

Moves to New York With Wife

April 1844

Publishes "The Raven"

1845

Virginia Dies

January 30 1847

Edgar Allan Poe Dies

10/7/1849