Ernest Hemingway

The 'Man' of the Lost Generation

Running Water

His home in Key West was one of the first places to have running water.
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What Gender am I?

His mom always wanted a daughter so when Ernest was a baby his mom dressed him up as a baby.

Heredity at its Worse

Actions seem to run in a family. Unfortunately, this isn't the action you would want to recieve. The suicide of his dad left a deep emotional scar on him that he kept all of his life... Well at least until he committed suicide.
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Hobbies

Ernest Hemingway enjoyed bull fighting because it allowed him to relieve himself of tension and stress.


He also was very outdoorsy. He loved to hunt and at one time he even wrote a book about his guns.


He has shot various trohy animals but one of his favorite animals to shoot was a lion.


He also loved Fishing. He caugh one of the most majestic fish in the sea, the Blue Marlin.

Contribution to the American Armed Forces

In 1918, Hemingway went overseas to serve for the Italian Army.


He was an Ambulance Driver in the 1st World War until he got mortared and his leg got messed up.


For his service, Hemingway was awarded the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery

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Ernest Hemingway

Death is Priceless

When he died in 1961, his estate consisted of $418,933 in various stocks and bonds, $801,766 in real estate, and $189,611 in possessions.

Admiration

The city of Key West has an annual look-a-like contest for Ernest Hemingway.

Heroes

He admired many Russian writers including Ivan Turgenev, Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, and Anton Chekhov and many more.

Falling Hard

Each of the 4 times he was married he wrote a book for each of his wives.

Museum

His house in Key West, Florida, where he wrote a majority of his books, is now a museum in his honor.
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Problems

Hemingway was victim to Bipolar Disorder.

Awards

Was awarded the Nobel Piece Prize in 1954.
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High School

In High School, Hemingway worked on his High School newspaper, Trapeze and Tabula.

Work Span

Ernest Hemingway made most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s.

The Beginning

Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois.