Happy 118th Birthday Ernest Hemingway

Another very interesting blog, loved it.


Today is the 118th birthday of the writer Ernest Hemingway.  Nobel Prize winner, war correspondent, sustained a shrapnel injury, was in two plane crashes (2 days apart),  four wives, three children, notorious drinker, the subject of multiple postage stamps around the world and wrote 19 books and 3 plays. That’s a lot of life. The world is a better place because he was in it and still feels the loss that he has left.

NAME: Ernest Hemingway
BIRTH DATE: July 21, 1899
DEATH DATE: July 2, 1961
EDUCATION: Oak Park and River Forest High School
PLACE OF BIRTH: Cicero (now in Oak Park), Illinois
PLACE OF DEATH: Ketchum, Idaho
REMAINS: Buried, Ketchum Cemetery, Ketchum, ID
Nobel Prize for Literature 1954

BEST KNOWN FOR: Nobel Prize winner Ernest Hemingway is seen as one of the great American 20th century novelists…

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