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The of Edgar Allen Poe’s death have never been fully explained. In 1849 he was found wandering the of Baltimore, confused and in great . He was wearing clothes that were not his and he was unable to explain where he had got them. Before he died four days later in hospital he repeating the name Reynolds, but no one has been able to out who this person was. Rumours that Poe was a drug and a madman have been shown to be , but they have contributed to the of Poe as the dark, poet of the Romantic .