Ernest Hemingway

1899 - 1961

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Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short-story writer, journalist, and sportsman. His economical and understated style—which he termed the iceberg theory—had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his adventurous lifestyle and his public image brought him admiration from later generations. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and he was awarded the 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest Hemingway has received more than 23,605,092 page views. His biography is available in 139 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 137 in 2019). Ernest Hemingway is the 28th most popular writer (down from 22nd in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from United States (down from 11th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Writer.

Ernest Hemingway is most famous for his novel, The Old Man and the Sea.

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Among writers, Ernest Hemingway ranks 28 out of 5,794Before him are Anton Chekhov, Alexander Pushkin, Giovanni Boccaccio, Agatha Christie, Ovid, and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. After him are Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Miguel de Cervantes, Horace, Émile Zola, and Rumi.

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Among people born in 1899, Ernest Hemingway ranks 2Before him is Huang Xianfan. After him are Alfred Hitchcock, Al Capone, Jorge Luis Borges, Vladimir Nabokov, Friedrich Hayek, Frederick IX of Denmark, Yasunari Kawabata, Humphrey Bogart, Lavrentiy Beria, and Fred Astaire. Among people deceased in 1961, Ernest Hemingway ranks 1After him are Carl Jung, Erwin Schrödinger, Dag Hammarskjöld, Patrice Lumumba, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Gary Cooper, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Zog I of Albania, Jules Bordet, Rafael Trujillo, and Emily Greene Balch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ernest Hemingway ranks 19 out of 15,968Before him are Elvis Presley (1935), Martin Van Buren (1782), John F. Kennedy (1917), Hillary Clinton (1947), Neil Armstrong (1930), and Steven Spielberg (1946). After him are Benjamin Franklin (1706), Mark Twain (1835), Pocahontas (1595), Ronald Reagan (1911), Bruce Lee (1940), and Martin Scorsese (1942).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Ernest Hemingway ranks 2Before him are Edgar Allan Poe (1809). After him are Mark Twain (1835), F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896), Jack London (1876), Robert Frost (1874), Toni Morrison (1931), Stephen King (1947), Henry David Thoreau (1817), J. D. Salinger (1919), John Steinbeck (1902), and H. P. Lovecraft (1890).