Ernest Hemingway

By: Marshall (Meshow)

Interesting Facts (11 in all)

1) His mom wanted him to be a girl so she dressed him as one for several years.

2) Hemingway won the Nobel Prize.

3) For his service, he was awarded the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery

4) In 1951, Hemingway wrote The Old Man and the Sea, which would become perhaps his most famous book, finally winning him the Pulitzer Prize he had long been denied.

5) In 1954, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature.

6) Hemingway suffered from depression and was treated for numerous conditions such as high blood pressure and liver disease.

7) He tried to kill himself several times

8) He was a WWII ambulance driver.

9) In the war he had several shrapnel wounds in both of his legs.

10) He had 4 wives and 3 children

11) Ernest would hunt rare and dangerous animals.

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