Personal Info

Known For Writing

Known Credits 117

Gender Male

Birthday 1809-01-19

Day of Death 1849-10-08 (40 years old)

Place of Birth Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Also Known As

  • Edgar A. Poe
  • E. A. Poe
  • E.A. Poe
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Poe
  • Edgard Allan Poe
  • Edgar Poe

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Biography

Edgar Allan Poe (/poʊ/; born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career

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