He was born in Cicero, Illinois on July 21, 1899. Hemingway served during World War I and also worked within the journalism sector prior to publishing a short collection entitled In Our Time. Ernest Hemingway served in World War I and worked in journalism before publishing his story collection In Our Time.
His classic novella The Old Man and the Sea won the... Hemingway, a natural cat lover, named his cats after famous people, and the keepers of the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum carry on that tradition today. Read all about them here, on the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum's official webpage. Born on July 21, 1899, in Cicero (now in Oak Park), Illinois, Ernest Hemingway served in World War I and worked in journalism before publishing his story... Ernest Hemingway, American novelist and short-story writer, awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954.