Monday, October 12, 2009

Edgar Allan Poe Finally Gets Grand Funeral

Famous American writer Edgar Allan Poe finally gets a grand funeral in Baltimore, USA after 160 years.

Known as the "Father of the Mystery Novel" and one of America's most famous poets and fiction writers, He died poor in October 1849 at the age of 40.

Read more from an ABS-CBN News feature.

Edgar Allan Poe was immortalized on American stamps on January 16, 2009 to commemorate his 200th birth anniversary.

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