Ernest Hemingway

By: Tatum Smidovec

Interesting Facts



  • Ernest Hemingway survived anthrax, malaria, pneumonia, dysentery, skin cancer, hepatitis, anemia, diabetes, high blood pressure, two plane crashes, a ruptured kidney, a ruptured spleen, a ruptured liver, a crushed vertebra, a fractured skull, mortar shrapnel wounds, three car crashes and bushfire burns.
  • Ernest Hemingways mom wanted a girl so she dressed Ernest up like a girl until he was 4. He had longer hair then his sister.
  • Sometimes in the newspaper he used to put his favorite recipes. To "spice it up".
  • His six-toed cat was a rather busy cat in Key West. This is why there is no shortage of six-toed cats in Key West.
  • He once killed sharks with a machine gun.
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Death

Sunday, July 2nd 1961 at 7:45pm

Ketchum, ID, United States

Ketchum, ID

He died by shooting himself with his favorite shotgun from Abecrombie and Fitch.

Interesting Facts

  • Ernest had 4 wifes.
  • He has also been divorced 3 times but finally stayed with the last one.
  • Hemingway was checked in to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota under the name Saviers, and the press believed he was being treated for hypertension.

  • He was in a plane crash and they thought he was dead so they wrote an obituary.

  • He fought at World War I and fought off all the U-boats in the Navy.

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Interesting Facts

  • He always used to write on his feet.
  • His face is a stamp.
  • His wife didn't want the media getting a bad impression of her late husband so instead of saying he commit sucicde she said he was cleaning his gun he shot himself.
  • Along with everything else that was bad and happened to him he had achocholism and suffered from depression.
  • He fought Orson Welles.
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  • Pretty much everyone in his family commited sucicide.
  • He believed that he was under government survalince.
  • He was a spy for KGB
  • The man that investigated his sucidicde ended up stealing all of his stuff.
  • There is a Ernest Hemingway look alike contest.
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