Ernest Hemingway

By: Carter Yackel

20 Facts: 1-10

1. Born on July 21, 1899.

2. Died on July2, 1961.

3. His mom wanted a daughter when he was born.

4. Had 4 wives.

5. Has 3 kids.

6. Won the Nobel prize for Literature.

7. After high school he went straight to working for a news paper.

9. Served in World War One as an ambulance driver.

10.The Old Man And The Sea won the Pulitzer Prize.

20 Facts: 11-20

11. Loved to fish and big-game hunt.

12. Moved to Italy after WW 1.

13. In the 1930s, he moved to Key West then to Cuba.

14. He met Castro.

15. He hunted for U-boats in the Caribbean.

16. Wrote about the Spanish Civil War.

17. Awarded the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery.

18. Served as a correspondent in WW 2.

19. He battled with deteriorating mental and physical health.

20. Survived two plane crashes.

Mini BIO - Ernest Hemingway