Ernest Hemingway


Facts About His Childhood

1.He was born in Oak Park, Illonios.

2.He is the second child out of 6.

3.As a child his mom dressed him up as a girl.

Facts About His Love Life

4.He was married 4 times

5.His fourth wife Mary and himself were buried in Ketchum's town cemetery in Idaho.

6.He named the novel, The Paris Wife, from his marriage to Hadley Richardson and his affair with Pauline Pfeiffer.

During World War 1

13.He was an ambulance driver during World War 1.

14.He was awarded with a Silver Medal of Military Valor, for dragging a wounded Italian 15.soldier to safety, while he ,himself, was also injured, during World War 1.

Facts About His Adulthood

7.He won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1954.

8.He wrote one play called "The Fifth Column", which was set during the Spanish Civil War.

9.He used his own life experiences as inspirations for his books.

10.He enjoyed bullfighting, it was a way for him to show his strength.

11.Hemingway left trunks of material in the Paris Ritz in 1928, but did not recover them until 1957.

12.Because his mother dressed him as a girl when he was little, Ernest grew to not be very fond of his mother in adulthood.

The End of His Life

16.Ernest Hemingway died July 2, 1961.

17.He shot himself with his "favorite gun".

18.The media reported his suicide death as an "accident" when everyone knew it was self-inflicted.

19.Before his death he had preciously tried to kill himself, but his wife Mary stopped him from doing so.

20.In the end he lost his fight with alcoholism and depression and committed suicide.

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