Ernest Miller Hemingway was born 21 July 1899. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He published seven novels, six short story collections and two non-fiction works. Three novels, four collections of short stories and three non-fiction works were published posthumously. A foreign correspondant for American papers, he lived in Paris, near place de la Contrescarpe, for one and a half year with his first wife Hadley (plaque). Details in wikipedia. His apprenticeship as a young writer in Paris during the 1920s are the subject of his memoirs A Moveable Feast, published posthumously; some of the later prominent people who are featured in his memoirs include Aleister Crowley, Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ford Madox Ford, Hilaire Belloc, Pascin, John Dos Passos, Wyndham Lewis, James Joyce and Gertrude Stein. He stayed in Paris an number of times thereafter. Most notably, he was present at the Liberation of Paris on 25 August 1944.
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