Ernest Hemingway

By: Sarah Schulze

*~*~Fact one~*~*

He joined a volunteer ambulance unit in the Italian army.

*~*~Fact two~*~*

He was treated with electroshock therapy as many as 15 times at the recommendation of his physician in 1960.

*~*~Fact Three~*~*

Ernest once took a urinal home from his favorite bar.

*~*~Fact Four~*~*

Ernest survived through two plane crashes.

*~*~Fact Five~*~*

He Committed suicide in July 2, 1961

*~*~Fact Six~*~*

He ended up having more than one wife.

*~*~Fact Seven~*~*

His mother dressed him up as a girl when he was little

*~*~Fact Eight~*~*

Hemingway is also known for his heroic, adventurous and often stereotypically “manly” public persona

*~*~Fact Nine~*~*

He was suspected as a spy by the U.S Government.

*~*~Fact Ten~*~*

Hemingway used his experiences as a reporter during the civil war in Spain as the background for his most ambitious novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls

*~*~Fact Eleven~*~*

He moved to cuba to get away from the government. He assumed they were watching him. (Which they were)

*~*~Fact Twelve~*~*

He met a nurse named Agnes von Kurowsky, who accepted his proposal of marriage, but ended up leaving him for another man.

*~*~Fact Thirteen~*~*

He suffered from depression and was treated for high blood pressure, and liver disease.

*~*~Fact Fourteen~*~*

In 1923 Hemingway had a son with his first Fiance named Hadley, And he had his second and third son in with his first wife Pauline.

*~*~Fact Fifteen~*~*

Ernest Hemingway and Hadley divorced since Ernest had an affair with a woman named Pauline Pfeiffe, who soon became his second wife once the divorce form was final.

*~*~Fact Sixteen~*~*

When he wasn't writing he spent the most of 1930's chasing adventure.

*~*~Fact Seventeen~*~*

He loved fishing, and sometimes went deep sea fishing.

*~*~Fact Eighteen~*~*

One of his most famous books The Old Man and The Sea Won him the Pulitzer prize which he was denied to earn for a long time.

*~*~Fact Nineteen~*~*

In 1954 He won the Nobel Prize in Literature.

*~*~Fact Twenty~*~*

He Believed that If someone struggled through life, or had a horrible experience, then that made them stronger.
Mini BIO - Ernest Hemingway