Ernest Hemingway

By: Bailey Deramus - Biography

20 interesting facts about Ernest Hemingway

1.Hemingway was awarded a Bronze Star for his bravery under-fire in World War II when he was a war correspondent.

2.Hemingway’s son, Patrick, worked as a big-game hunter and ran a safari business in Tanzania.


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6.At the age of 27 he nicnamed himself "papa."7.

8.He truly believed that life was made meaningful through courage.9.

10.He was never able to participate in the war because of his eye sight, but he wanted to help out in World War I so much that he became an amublance driver.

11.Ernest Hemingway grew paranoid and talked about FBI spying on him later in life.

12.Ernest Hemingway survived through anthrax, malaria, pneumonia, dysentery, skin cancer, hepatitis, anemia, diabetes, high blood pressure, a ruptured kidney, a ruptured spleen, a ruptured liver, a crushed vertebra, a fractured skull, and more.

13.Ernest Hemingway used to hunt U-Boats in his fishing boat with direction-finding equipment, a machine gun and hand grenades.14.

15Ernest Hemingway along with his father, brother, sister, and granddaughter all committed suicide.16.

17.Ernest Hemingway was the first person to ever boat a giant tuna in an undamaged state.

18.Ernest Hemingway married four women during his life, Hadley Richardson, Pauline Pfeiffer, Martha Gellhorn, Mary Welsh.

19.When he was first born, up until about age 4, many people didn't know if he was a boy or girl beacuse his mom dressed him girl clothes and had his hair grown out to the length of his sisters.

20.Ernest Hemingway took a urinal from his favorite bar and moved it into his Key West home, arguing that he had “pissed away” so much of his money into the urinal that he owned it.

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