Edgar Allan Poe is known for his dark, macabre writing. We're not sure if this is a case of life imitating art or vice versa, but Poe's personal life was similarly tragic. The famed poet died at the young age of 40 on October 7, 1849, and how it happened sounds like a page from one of his tales: It remains a mystery.
Related Video: The Mysterious Death of Marilyn Monroe
The Tell-Tale Heartbreak
Quoth the Reynolds
Written by Joanie Faletto January 9, 2018
Wake up with the smartest email in your inbox.
Our Best Articles Daily