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Wednesday 3rd of October 1849

175 years ago



40-year-old writer of mystery and the macabre Edgar Allan Poe is found on the streets of Baltimore by Joseph W. Walker, delirious and "in great distress, and... in need of immediate assistance" in East Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

Poe was taken to the Washington Medical College where he died on 7 October 1849.