Childhood• January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts• Raised by John Allan• Grammar school in Irvine(Scotland), boarding school in Chelsea, ReverendJohn Bransby’s Manor House School at Stoke Newington.
His worksMain tales-Tales of the Grotesque andArabesque-The Murders in the Rue Morgue."-“The pit and the pendulum”Poetry-"The Raven." -“The haunted palace”-
Why was he so important?• Mystery and Macabre• Short story• The inventor of the detective fiction genre.dgar Allan Poe House and Museum-Baltimore, Maryland-Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum-Richmund, Virginia