F. Scott Fitzgerald Time Line

  • Born

    F. Scott Fitzgerald is born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Attended the Newman School

    His parents sent him to the Newman School when he was 15 years old
  • Joins Princeton

    F. Scott Fitzgerald joins Princeton
  • Joined the Army

    Joined the Army
    Joins the army after being put on Academic Probation
  • Wrote his first novel

    After joining the army he wrote The Romantic Egotist his first Novel
  • Met Zelda Sayre

    When he was stationed near Montgomery, Alabama he met Zelda Sayre
  • This Side of Paradise is Published

    This Side of Paradise is Published
    This Side of Paradise is published giving fame to F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • He’s Married

    He’s Married
    F. Scott Fitzgerald is married to Zelda Sayre
  • First and Only Child is Born

    F. Scott Fitzgerald one and only child is born
  • His Second Novel

    His second novel The Beautiful and the Damned is written
  • Great Gatsby is Written

    Great Gatsby is Written
    Visited Rome in 1924 and Great Gatsby was Written
  • Comes Home

    F. Scott Fitzgerald comes back to the U.S. during the Great Depression
  • Death

    F. Scott Fitzgerald dies of a heart attack
  • His Last Novel

    The Last Tycoon his last novel is written
  • The Great Gatsby is revived

    Great Gatsby is revived by Edmund Wilson a literary critic