By: Ryan Johnson
"Always do what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut"
Interesting Fact #1
Ernest Hemingway has his own "look-alike" society
Interesting Fact #2
Fidel Castro (Prime Minister (from 1959 to 1976) and President of Cuba (1976-2008) of Cuba) admired him.
Interesting Fact #3
His mother wanted him to be a girl so he was treated as such until he was 4 years old.
Interesting Fact #4
Many people in Ernest Hemingway's family have committed suicide along with Ernest.
Mini BIO - Ernest Hemingway
Interesting Fact #5
Ernest Hemingway was a failed KGB Spy
Interesting Fact #6
Ernest Hemingway survived consecutive 2 plane crashes, malaria, diabetes, a fractured skull, and more.
Interesting Fact #7
Ernest Hemingway stole a urinal from his favorite bar claiming he earned it from all the money he spent there.
Interesting Fact #8
Ernest Hemingway drank consistantly from day to night, due to this his friends claim he never was drunk.
Interesting Fact #9
Ernest Hemingway shot sharks with a sub machine gun when they would attempt to eat the catch he was reeling in.
Interesting Fact #10
Ernest Hemingway won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1954
Interesting fact #11
Due to Boxing injuries to the eye he was repeatedly rejected from service in the military.
Interesting Fact #12
The Geneva Convention charged Ernest with war crimes while he was led a group of French militia to battle against the Nazis
Interesting Fact #13
Ernest Hemingway had a six toed cat, who got around, and now there is a large population of six toed cats in Florida Keys.
Interesting Fact #14
His brother founded his own nation off the coast of Jamaica.
Interesting Fact #15
After his two consecutive plane crashes people assumed he was dead and made obituaries for him.
Interesting Fact #16
In 1938, Ernest Hemingway accomplished a world record of catching seven marlins in one day.
Interesting Fact #17
Ernest Hemingway's children Patrick and Gregory formed the Hemingway Ltd. in 1992 to license the use of his name, image, and signature each in doing so earned up to about $100,000 each in Hemingway related royalties.
Interesting Fact #18
Ernest Hemingway is rumored to have written a short story with just six words "
Interesting Fact #19
Ernest Hemingway's third wife, Martha Gellhorn, never liked that she was Ernest's third wife and ironically she also committed suicide.
Interesting fact #20
Ernest Hemingway loved hunting and he has killed a lion and a cheetah before.