5 interesting facts:
He was the one who created the modern detective.
He married his cousin in 1836 she was only 13 years old at the time
Poe lived in poverty most of his life because of his writings.
HIs nickname was "Father of the Detective Story"
He joined the U.S. Army
3 important literary works
The Raven, The fall of the house of usher, The tell-Tela heart