Ernest Hemingway

By Roger Steinbeck

A Rough Childhood

  • He was born at Oak Park, Illinois in 1899.
  • Ernest Hemingway was named after his grandfather Ernest Hall.
  • He was dressed as a girl until he was six years old in order to make him seem like a twin to his sister.
  • They were a middle class family.
  • His mother pressured him to play the cello and follow her musical path.

A Career to Remember

  • Ernest Hemingway was an American author and a journalist.
  • Won the Pulitzer prize for fiction and the Nobel prize for Literature.
  • Served in the Red Cross recruitment in World War 1.
  • Survived multiple hardships throughout his life.
  • Traveled the world to explore cultures and arts.

Hemingway's Three Divorced Wives

The Life Continued

A Long Life Story

  • Hemingway married Mary Welsh Hemingway in 1946. She continued to support and endorse his legacy after his death.
  • Ernest committed suicide in Idaho in 1961 at age 61.
  • He enjoyed writing about elaborated events that led people to believe things about him.