Martha Gellhorn

1908 - 1998

Martha Gellhorn

Martha Ellis Gellhorn (November 8, 1908 – February 15, 1998) was an American novelist, travel writer, and journalist who is considered one of the great war correspondents of the 20th century.She reported on virtually every major world conflict that took place during her 60-year career. Gellhorn was also the third wife of American novelist Ernest Hemingway, from 1940 to 1945. She died in 1998 in an apparent suicide at the age of 89, ill and almost completely blind. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martha Gellhorn has received more than 1,382,828 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,287th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Martha Gellhorn ranks 1,286 out of 4,883Before her are Marshall Rosenberg, Samuel Pepys, Marie of Cleves, Duchess of Orléans, Edward Albee, Donna Leon, and Peter Altenberg. After her are Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Liang Qichao, Alfred Thayer Mahan, Joseph Addison, Elsa Triolet, and Anthony Bourdain.

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Among people born in 1908, Martha Gellhorn ranks 63Before her are Lita Grey, Masaru Ibuka, Bernard Lee, Amintore Fanfani, Saizo Saito, and Carlos Arias Navarro. After her are Tex Avery, Max Bill, Leroy Anderson, Giovannino Guareschi, Giovanni Leone, and Rómulo Betancourt. Among people deceased in 1998, Martha Gellhorn ranks 45Before her are Kenichi Fukui, Nizar Qabbani, Nelson Goodman, Nguyễn Ngọc Loan, Martin Rodbell, and David McClelland. After her are Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche, Maria Reiche, Maurice Bucaille, Cozy Powell, Benjamin Spock, and Sonny Bono.

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Among people born in United States, Martha Gellhorn ranks 1,457 out of 12,171Before her are Marshall Rosenberg (1934), Raymond A. Spruance (1886), Edward Albee (1928), Donna Leon (1942), Beyoncé (1981), and Elmer Bernstein (1922). After her are George Armitage Miller (1920), Clark L. Hull (1884), Sidney Bechet (1897), Eugene Merle Shoemaker (1928), Caroline Kennedy (1957), and John Turturro (1957).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Martha Gellhorn ranks 152Before her are Robert Wilson (1941), Tess Gerritsen (1953), Dan Simmons (1948), Marshall Rosenberg (1934), Edward Albee (1928), and Donna Leon (1942). After her are Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840), Anthony Bourdain (1956), R. L. Stine (1943), Ira Levin (1929), Jeffery Deaver (1950), and Robin Hobb (1952).