F. Scott Fitzgerald

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  • Scott is born

  • His Father Loses His Job

    In 1908, Scott's father lost his job and became depressed. He felt like he was a failure and Scott swore he would never fail like his father did,
  • Scott is Accepted to Princeton

    Scott is Accepted to Princeton
    Scott was accepted to Princeton.
  • Scott Fitzgerald Drops Out

    Scott Fitzgerald Drops Out
    In his junior year at Princeton, he was placed on Academic Probation and was forced to drop out. This caused Scott to fall into Depression and start his bad drinking habits.
  • Scott becomes Depressed but Joins the War

    Scott becomes Depressed but Joins the War
    After going to a dance, meeting his version of a "golden girl" Scott was told that "Poor boys don't marry rich girls".
    Scott felt like he had failed.
    The U.S entered World War 1, and Scott headed off the boot camp dreaming of success in the war.
  • Scott Leaves For Montgomery Alabama

    Scott Leaves For Montgomery Alabama
    In June of 1918, Scott leaves for Alabama where he would wait to be deployed.
  • Scott Meets Zelda Sayre

    Scott Meets Zelda Sayre
    While awaiting to be deployed, Scott attended a party at a country club where he met the beautiful and wild Zelda Sayre. Zelda was said to "melt everything inside" of Scott Fritzgerald.
  • Proposed To Zelda

    Proposed To Zelda
    In 1918, the war ended and so did Scott's dream of being a war hero. Through his discouragement, Scott proposed to Zelda and she said yes.
  • Scott Fritzgerald Moves To NYC/ Zelda breaks Off The Engagement

    Scott Fritzgerald Moves To NYC/ Zelda breaks Off The Engagement
    Scott left Zelda behind for a short period of time to pursue his writing. Zelda grew bored and broke off the engagement.
  • Published This Side Of Paradise

    Published This Side Of Paradise
    In the first day of its release, This Side Of Paradise sold out. At the age of 23, Fritzgerald finally gained recognition and the same he had always dreamed of. All he could think about was getting Zelda back.
  • Scott Married Zelda

    Scott Married Zelda
    A week after the release of This Side Of Paradise, Zelda takes Scott back and they are married.
  • Zelda falls pregnant

  • Francis Is Born

    Francis Is Born
    On the 10th of October, Zelda gives birth.
  • Scott Publishes "The Beautiful and The Damned"

    Scott Publishes "The Beautiful and The Damned"
    The Beautiful and The Damned is a story about a toxic couple.
  • Zelda and Scott move to Europe

    Zelda and Scott move to Europe
    The pair decided to move to Europe so Scott could focus on his writing. He was working on The Great Gatsby.
  • Zelda Cheats

    The couple were very wild but that all was put on pause for Scott's writing of The Great Gatsby. Zelda grew bored and spent days at the beach where she met a handsome man named Edward Josan. Zelda cheated.
  • Stock Market Crashes and Zelda Loses Her Mind

  • New Yorks Post

    The New York Post wrote a nasty article slandering Fritzgerald and his career crashes.
  • Scott Fritzgerald's dies

    At the age of 44, Scott dies of a massive heart attack.
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