All About Ernest Hemingway

By: Madi Phelps

Some facts about Ernest Hemingway:

  1. He committed suicide on July 2, 1961.
  2. He had 4 wives.
  3. He fought in WW1 and WW2.
  4. Won a bronze star for his bravery in WW2.
  5. His sister, brother, and father all committed suicide.
  6. He was watched by the FBI.
  7. Received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1954
  8. Cuba was his "safe haven"
  9. Had lot's of physical and mental health issues.
  10. He traveled around the world.
  11. Cuba was his go to place.
  12. He had affairs on 3 of his wives.
  13. He had 3 kids.
  14. He won the Pulitzer Prize for "The Old Man and The Sea".
  15. He was viewed as crazy to a lot of people.
  16. He thought that to have a successful life you had to go through struggles.
  17. "The Old Man Old The Sea" was based off of a real life idea.
  18. His two most famous books were "The Sun Also Rises" & A Farewell To Arms".
  19. He was looked at as the most famous writer of the 1900's.
  20. He lived a successful life of writing.
Ernest Hemingway Documentary by R.E. Strayer