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Edgar Allan Poe

Born: 1809-01-19 - Died: 1849-10-07
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Death Summary: It's not clear what caused his death. He was found delirious in a Baltimore street, where he was taken to a hospital where he died. The possible causes have been stated as: alcohol (delirium tremens), rabies, diabetes, even cholera.

Who was Edgar Allan Poe : One of the most important writers in American literature. A pioneer in crime fiction, considered the father of the modern detective novel.
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