Person - Hemingway, Ernest (1889-1961)

Hemingway, Ernest (1889-1961)




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Hemingway, Ernest (1889-1961)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Illinois (Estados unidos)  1889-07-21 - 1961-07-02


American writer and journalist, he was one of the main novelists and storytellers of the 20th century. He wrote most of his work between 1920 and middle 1950. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 with “El Viejo y el mar” and the following years the Nobel Prize of Literature with his complete work. He published seven novels, six compilations of short stories and two essays. Posthumously, three novels, four books of short stories and three essays were compiled, many of them considered classics of the American literature.

We should stand out the relationship of Hemingway with the Spanish Civil War. In 1937 he agreed to act as a war correspondent of the Civil War for the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA) and arrived at Spain in March, together with the filmmaker Joris Ivens. Ivens was shooting “Tierra de España” and he wanted to substitute Dos Passos, who had abandoned after the incident with José Robles Pazos.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939



Lugar de Nacimiento:

Illinois (Estados unidos) in 1889-07-21

Related Authorities

Dos Passos, John (1896-1970)  ( He/She is friend with )

Associative relations :

Durán Martínez, Gustavo (1906-1969)

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Catálogo Bibliotecario:

Digital Public Library of America

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Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España


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