The most interesting man in the world
In the beginning...
Born in Oak Park, Illinois on July 21, 1899, Ernest Hemingway is a famous author in American history. His parents were Clarence and Grace Hemingway, two very well-educated people. Ernest went to high school at Oak Park and River Forest High School from 1913 to 1917 and his first job was with a local newspaper. In high school, he enjoyed several sports including boxing, track and field, and football.
Wives of Hemingway
- Wrote for a newspaper
- Joined military and served in World War I before getting injured while on the front lines
- Was sent home when he was injured after he was decorated by the Italian government
- Was married 4 times: Mary Welsh, Pauline Pfeiffer, Martha Gellhorn, and Hadley Richardson
- Was in 2 plane crashes
- Won the Nobel Prize in 1954
- Won Pulitzer Prize for fiction
- Committed Suicide in 1961