Ernest Hemingway Biography

Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He published seven novels, six short story collections, and two non-fiction works. Additional works, including three novels, four short story collections, and three non-fiction works, were published posthumously. Many of his works are considered classics of American literature.

Hemingway was raised in Oak Park, Illinois. After high school he reported for a few months for The Kansas City Star, before leaving for the Italian front to enlist with the World War I ambulance drivers. In 1918, he was seriously wounded and returned home. His wartime experiences formed the basis for his novel A Farewell to Arms.

In 1921, he married Hadley Richardson, the first of his four wives. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Ernest Hemingway
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Author, Journalist, Novelist
Religion:
Catholicism, Atheism
Date of Birth:
July 21, 1899
Astrological Sign:
Cancer
Date of Death:
July 2, 1961
Age at Death:
61
Cause of Death:
Suicide
Marriages
Divorces
  • 1940-11-04
    American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway divorces 2nd wife Pauline Pfeiffer
  • 1945-12-21
    American author and journalist "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway and journalist Martha Gellhorn divorce after 5 years of marriage.
Ernest Hemingway Timeline
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