The Way Of Life: Ernest Hemingway

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  • Ernest Hemingway is born

    Ernest Hemingway is born
    Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois.
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    The Life Of Ernest Hemingway

  • Graduates High School

    Graduates High School
    Ernest graduates from High School and in October moves to Kansas and writes and report's for the Kansas City Star.
  • Leaving for Italy

    Leaving for Italy
    Ernest leaves for Italy and WW1. He became an ambulance driver for American Red Cross. Ernest then get's seriously injured by an explosion from war. While he was recovering in the hospital he has an affair with his nurse, Agnes Von Kurowsky. Due to their relationship he gets inspriation for his novel "A Farewell To Arms"
  • Marries Hadley Richardson

    Marries Hadley Richardson
    Ernest falls in love and marries Hadley Richardson and they move to Paris together. "If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast." -Ernest Hemingway
  • Ernest's first child is born

    Ernest's first child is born
    Three stories and ten poems are published in Paris. His first son, Jack Hemingway, is born.
  • Meeting F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Meeting F. Scott Fitzgerald
    He meets F. Scott Fitzgerald shortly after the Great Gatsby is published and F. Scott Fitzgerald helps Hemingway out. Then he begins working on "The Sun Also Rises."
  • Get's a divorce then remarried

    Get's a divorce then remarried
    Ernest divorces Hadley Richardson and marries Pauline Pfeiffer. His short story collection "Men Without Women" is published.
  • Key West, Florida

    Key West, Florida
    The newly married couple moves to Ket West, Florida. Pauline gives birth to his second child, Patrick. Ernest's father, Dr. Clarence Hemingway, commits suicide. "A man can be destroyed but not defeated." -Ernest Hemingway
  • Time Magazine

    Time Magazine
    Ernest begins work as a correspondent covering the Spanish Civil War. He appears on the cover of Time Magazine. "To Have And Have Not" is published.
  • Cuba

    Cuba
    Hemingway's "The Fifth Column," a play, opens in New York. He divorces Pauline Pfeiffer and marries Martha Gellhorn. They buy a house in Cuba known as La Finca Vigia. "For Whom The Bell Tolls" is published.
  • Automobile Accident

    Automobile Accident
    Ernest is in a serious automobile accident and suffers a concussion and severe head lacerations. He then accompanies the British Royal Air Force on missions in France and Germany. He meets writer Mary Welsh in London and they start having relations.
  • Pulitzer Prize

    Pulitzer Prize
    Hemingway wins the Pulitzer Prize for "The Old Man and The Sea." "There is no friend as loyal as a book." -Ernest Hemingway
  • Africa and Nobel Prize

    Africa and Nobel Prize
    While on a safari in Africa, the Hemingway's survive two plane crashes. He is also awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
  • Spain and Life Magazine

    Spain and Life Magazine
    Ernest travels to Spain for bullfighting articles for LIFE Magazine. He then buys a home in Ketchum, Idaho.
  • Pronounced Dead

    Pronounced Dead
    Ernest Hemingway is found dead in his home in Ketchum, Idaho. The cause of death was suicide.