Description: Sep 15, 1996 · Edgar Allan Poe did not die drunk in a gutter in Baltimore but rather had rabies, a new study suggests. The researcher, Dr. R. Michael Benitez, a cardiologist who practices a block from Poe's grave, says it is true that the writer was seen in a bar on Lombard Street in October 1849, delirious and possibly wearing somebody else's soiled clothes.
Description: Author Edgar Allan Poe spent much of his life fabricating macabre mysteries in his many works of fiction, but Poe’s greatest mystery was the circumstances of his own death. One group of doctors believe Poe’s death was actually caused by rabies, after studying his symptoms 147 years after the author died.
Description: The death of Edgar Allan Poe on October 7, 1849, has remained mysterious, the circumstances leading up to it are uncertain and the cause of death is disputed.
Description: When Edgar Allan Poe died in this town in 1849, newspapers gave the cause of death as "congestion of the brain" and "cerebral inflammation," archaic terms that suggest doctors had no definitive explanation but believed Poe's death was related to …
Description: Was it alcoholism, rabies, or a violent election day scam? More than 160 years later, the burning question remains: What killed Edgar Allan Poe? Here are 6 intriguing possibilities.
Description: As Dr. Benitez himself pointed out in 1996, nobody can say for sure what Edgar Allan Poe died of. There was no autopsy after his death, and whatever medical records there were have disappeared or been destroyed. Besides alcohol and rabies, tuberculosis, diabetes, cholera and epilepsy have all been bandied about as possible causes.
Description: London Hyorth Ms. Scroggins English 1 (6th hour) 26 November 2012 The Death of Edgar Allan Poe Mr. Poe was 40 years old when he died on October 7, 1849.
Description: The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe. In March of 1847, Dr. Valentine Mott, a famous New York doctor in his day, agreed with the diagnosis of Mrs. Shew, a trained nurse who had helped to care for Virginia during her long illness, that Poe had some sort of lesions on the brain and suffered from brain fever (The Poe Log, p. 694).
Description: The following is a bibliography of some of the theories of Poe's cause of death that have been published over the years: Beating (1857) The United States Magazine Vol.II (1857): 268. Epilepsy (1875) Scribner's Monthly Vo1. 10 (1875): 691. Dipsomania (1921) Robertson, John W. Edgar A. Poe A Study. Brough, 1921: 134, 379. Heart (1926) Allan, Hervey. Israfel.
Description: Sep 30, 1996 · Finally, although physicians knew how rabies was transmitted at the time of Poe's death, even at the time of Louis Pasteur's first use of a rabies ''vaccine'' in 1885 the causative agent, a rhabdovirus, was unknown.
Description: Physicians at the University of Maryland Medical Center believe that writer Edgar Allan Poe died of rabies, not complications of alcoholism or drug abuse as had previously been believed.
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