Ernest Hemingway

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  • Date of Birth

    Date of Birth
    Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21 1899, in Chicago
  • Growing up

    Growing up
    Ernest hemingway had a rough childhood. His mother would dress him like a girl, and his father taught him to fish and to hunt
  • Love in Writing

    Love in Writing
    In high school Ernest developed his love in writing. He was an excellent writer and had a passion for writing.
    "If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows. The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one ninth of it being above water."
    Ernest Hemingway
  • Graduating high school

    Graduating high school
    Graduates high school and begins reporting for the Kansas City
    Star.
  • Joining the War

    Joining the War
    After high school Ernest signs up for the war. After being rejected do to eye vision. Ernest then becomes an ambulance driver.
  • Injured and found love

    Injured and found love
    After a short while in the War Ernest was seriously injured and was recovering at a hospital in Milan. There he falls in love with his nurse Agnes von Kurowsky. This inspired him to write A Farewell To Arms.
  • Return Home

    Return Home
    When Ernest returned home he went back to living with his parents. There he received a letter from Agnes von Kurowsky. The letter explained how they could no longer be together. After this his mother kicked him out of his home.
  • The Toronto Star Weekly

    The Toronto Star Weekly
    Ernest was offered a job for the Toronto Star Weekly. Before he accepted it he married Hadley Richardson. After the marriage he accepted the job offer and move to Paris.
  • Life in Paris

    Life in Paris
    During his first years in Paris, Hemingway wrote extensively. Many events inspired his writing, In Europe he fell in love with the sport of bullfighting.
  • Writing in Paris

    Writing in Paris
    From 1925 and 1929 Hemingway produced some of his best work. This included a short story In Our Time, and some novels The Sun Also Rises, Men Without Women, and A Farewell to Arm.
  • Moving to Key West

    Moving to Key West
    Ernest divorces Hadley Richardson and marries Pauline Pfeiffer. The two leave Paris and head to Florida. They move to a town called Key West.
  • Trip to Africa

    Trip to Africa
    Friends of the Hemingway's invite them to a trip to Africa. They Ernest Hemingway get inspiration to write two of his best short strories “The Snows of Kilimanjaro" and "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber."
  • Cuba

    Cuba
    After divorcing his wife Pauline Hemingway and his new wife Martha Gellhorn move to Cuba. He becomes good friends with Fidel Castro.
  • Plane Crash

    Plane Crash
    While visiting Africa, Ernest Hemingway hoped and on small plane to tour some waterfalls. While on the tour the pilot tried to avoid a flock of birds and lost control. The plane crashed. A couple days later he hoped on another plane. That plane also crashed. This time Hemingway had to use his head as a battering ram to escape.
  • The Death of a Writer

    The Death of a Writer
    On July 2nd 1961 Ernest Hemingway commits suicide. This was a tragic death and Ernest Hemingway will be remembered forever.
    "Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another."
    Ernest Hemingway