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Ernest Hemingway

1899 - 1961

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Ernest Miller Hemingway (; July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and journalist. His economical and understated style—which included his iceberg theory—had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his adventurous lifestyle and 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 29,321,188 page views. His biography is available in 143 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 139 in 2019). Ernest Hemingway is the 30th most popular writer (down from 28th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from United States (down from 19th 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 30 out of 5,755Before him are Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Petrarch, Anne Frank, Giovanni Boccaccio, Rumi, and Honoré de Balzac. After him are Charles Dickens, Horace, Alexandre Dumas, Aeschylus, Oscar Wilde, and George Orwell.

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Among people born in 1899, Ernest Hemingway ranks 3Before him are Huang Xianfan and Alfred Hitchcock. After him are Al Capone, Jorge Luis Borges, Vladimir Nabokov, Friedrich Hayek, Humphrey Bogart, Lavrentiy Beria, Yasunari Kawabata, Frederick IX of Denmark, and Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia. Among people deceased in 1961, Ernest Hemingway ranks 1After him are Carl Jung, Erwin Schrödinger, Dag Hammarskjöld, Patrice Lumumba, Gary Cooper, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Emily Greene Balch, Jules Bordet, Zog I of Albania, and Rafael Trujillo.

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Among people born in United States, Ernest Hemingway ranks 25 out of 18,182Before him are Elvis Presley (1935), Bruce Lee (1940), James K. Polk (1795), Hillary Clinton (1947), Ronald Reagan (1911), and Michael Jackson (1958). After him are Joe Biden (1942), George Washington (1732), Walt Disney (1901), Aretha Franklin (1942), Martin Scorsese (1942), and Al Pacino (1940).

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), H. P. Lovecraft (1890), Dr. Seuss (1904), and William Faulkner (1897).