by: Meredith Clayton
- Hemingway had four different wives
- His fourth wife claimed he killed himself on accident while cleaning his gun, but later admitted that he did it on purpose
- His mother dressed him like a girl until he was six when he insisted a boys haircut and clothes
- He wanted to enter World War I but they wouldn't accept him as a soldier because of his poor eyesight so he convinced them to let him in as an ambulance driver
- Ernest Hemingway once published a recipe for apple pie in his column. In fact, he had a lot of recipes for food, and some of them even ended up being museum pieces like his hamburger recipe
- Hemingway’s son, Patrick, worked as a big-game hunter and ran a safari business in Tanzania.
- Some of his books were published after he committed suicide
- He was a failed KGB spy ( this is a spy organization in Russia but in English it means Committee for State Security)
- Hemingway’s memoir A Moveable Feast, about his life in Paris in the 1920s, was not published until 1964.
- After World War II Hemingway was accused of many war crimes
- Ernest stole a urinal from his favorite bar
- He spent his whole adult life as a drunkard
Ernest Hemingway Hunted Sharks
Hemingway was awarded a Bronze Star for his bravery under-fire in World War II when he was a war correspondent.
The FBI maintained an open file on Hemingway from World War II onwards.
- Hemingway’s sister and brother, and also his father committed suicide as well as him
- Ernest Hemingway survived two consecutive plane crashes in two consecutive days
Hemingway was really into Hunting
Sometimes he used a machine gun to fish
He only wanted six towed cats as pets