Ernest Haminway

By. Alexis haudron

Ernest Hemingway youth/ Early life.

  • Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in Cicero.
  • His parents where Clarence and Grace Hemingway.
  • In highschool he wrote the school newspaper
  • His family also spent a great deal of time in northern Michigan, where they had a cabin. It was there that the future sportsman learned to hunt, fish and appreciate the outdoors.
  • When he graduated from highschool he went to work for the Kanas City Star

Mid age/ Military Experience.

  • In 1918, Hemingway went overseas to serve in World War I as an ambulance driver in the Italian Army.
  • He volunteered as an ambulance driver on the Italin front.
  • For his service, he was awarded the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery, but soon sustained injuries that landed him in a hospital in Milan.
  • There he met a nurse named Agnes von Kurowsky, who soon accepted his proposal of marriage.
  • Later on she left him for another man.

personal struggles and sucide

  • In 1954, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
  • Hemingway suffered from depression
  • He wrote A Moveable Feast, a memoir of his years in Paris
  • Early on the morning of July 2, 1961, Ernest Hemingway committed suicide in his Ketchum home.
  • retired permanently to Idaho. There he continued to battle with deteriorating mental and physical health.