His cause of death

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What was the cause of Edgar Allan Poe's Death? Did he have a sickness? His wife Virginia also became ill and died. What was wrong with her?

-- Anonymous, September 25, 2000



You may want to try the URL at:


It is on the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore web site.

-- Anonymous, September 27, 2000

There was an article in Readers' Digest a while back about this doctor that investigated E.A. Poe's death and discovered that he died of rabies. Don't know about his wife, though.

-- Anonymous, July 20, 2002

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