Edgar Allan Poe Timeline Essay

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Edgar Allan Poe Timeline/Plot: 1809 * Edgar Poe is born on January 19, in Boston. * Thomas Jefferson is President. * Abraham Lincoln is born on February 12, in Kentucky. * Charles Darwin is born on February 12, in England. 1810 1 year old * Edgar's parents separate. Elizabeth Poe takes the children. 1811 2 years old * Edgar's mother, Elizabeth dies. * Mr. and Mrs. John Allan adopt Edgar Poe. 1812 3 years old * The war of 1812 begins. * Charles Dickens is born on February 7, in England. 1813 4 years old * Lord Byron writes "The Giaour" 1814 5 years old * British forces burn Washington D.C. during the war of 1812. * George Stephenson designs the first flanged-wheel locomotive. 1815 6 years old * Edgar Allan goes to school in England. * Pirates help defeat the British at the Battle of New Orleans. * Napoleon is defeated at Waterloo. 1816 7 years old * The year without a summer. 1817 8 years old * Henry David Thoreau is born on July 12, in Massachusetts. * Mississippi becomes the 20th State of the U.S.A. on December 10 1818 9 years old * Mary Shelley, 21, publishes "Frankenstein". 1819 10 years old * John Polidori, 24, publishes "The Vampyre". * Herman Melville is born in NYC. He later writes "Moby Dick" in 1851. * Walt Whitman is born on May 31, in Long Island. * Spain gives the territory of Florida to the United States. 1820 11 years old * Edgar returns to the United States and continues his schooling. * Florence Nightingale is born on May 12, in Italy. 1821 12 years old * Charles Baudelaire is born on April 9, in Paris. * Fyodor Dostoevsky is born on November 11, in Moscow. 1822 13 years old * Louis Pasteur is born on December 27, in France. 1823 14 years old * Edgar attends the academy of William Burke,

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