F. Scott Fitzgerald background

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  • Francis Scott key Fitzgerald was born

    Francis Scott key Fitzgerald was born
    in Saint Paul Minnesota.
  • after an unsuccessful career as a salesman

    after an unsuccessful career as a salesman
    in New York states the Fitzgerald moved
  • At age 14 F. Scott Fitzgerald appeared for

    At age 14 F. Scott Fitzgerald appeared for
    the first time with “the Mystery of the Raymond Mortgage.
  • Scott Princeton University

    Scott Princeton University
    with the Class of 1916
  • In his sophomore year Fitzgerald amps up

    In his sophomore year Fitzgerald amps up
    his involvement in Princeton's literary scene
  • Fitzgerald meets

    Fitzgerald meets
    Ginevra King
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre

    F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre
    meet at a country club dance in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Fitzgerald is discharged from

    Fitzgerald is discharged from
    the Army in February
  • This Side of Paradise

    This Side of Paradise
    Fitzgerald's first novel, is published
  • The Fitzgeralds first and only child is born

    The Fitzgeralds first and only child is born
    a daughter named Frances Scott "Scottie" Fitzgerald
  • The Beautiful and Damned

    The Beautiful and Damned
    is published.
  • Fitzgerald moves to Hollywood after signing a

    Fitzgerald moves to Hollywood after signing a
    six-month contract from Metro Goldwyn Mayer.
  • "Trouble," Fitzgerald's last story for

    "Trouble," Fitzgerald's last story for
    The Saturday Evening Post, is published.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald dies of a heart attack at

    F. Scott Fitzgerald dies of a heart attack at
    Sheilah Graham's Hollywood, California apartment.