January 08, 2013
Research Project Notes
Ernest Miller Hemingway
Born on July 21st, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois
Died on July 2nd, 1961.
Ernest Hemingway was found dead of a shotgun wound in the head at his home on July 2, 1961. His wife, Mary, said that he had killed himself accidentally while cleaning the weapon.
American author and journalist.
He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.
Raised in suburb of Chicago.
Spent most of his time in Northern Michigan, where
He learned to hunt, fish, and appreciate the outdoors.
Served in the Civil War, and World war I & ii
In 1918, Hemingway went overseas to serve in World War I as an ambulance driver in the Italian Army. There he met a nurse named Agnes von Kurowsky, who soon accepted his proposal of marriage, but later left him for another man.
Married 4 times to Elizabeth “Hadley” Richardson, Pauline Pfeiffer, Martha Gellhorn, and Mary Welsh.
He had a son with Hadley whose name was John Hadley Nicanor Hemingway, in 1923.
Gregory HEmingway was the child of Ernest and Pauline.
After having an affair with Elizabeth, he married Pauline Pfeiffer. They had a son whose name was Patrick Hemingway, in 1928. Hemingway and Hadley divorced, due in part to his affair with a woman named Pauline Pfeiffer, who would become Hemingway's second wife shortly after his divorce from Hadley was finalized.
his marriage to Pauline Pfeiffer deteriorated and the couple divorced. Gellhorn and Hemingway married soon after the divorce.
After battling depression and poor health for several years, Hemingway shot himself in 1961. just as his father had in 1928.
Ernest Hemingway and his fourth wife Mary are buried in Ketchum’s town cemetery in Idaho.
His mental and physical health worsened during this period. Things were made worse because of Hemingway’s alcoholism. From 1955 to 1956, His doctors told him to stop drinking, but he did not comply. In 1959, Hemingway was in Cuba when...