Martha Gellhorn, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Martha Gellhorn

journalist from the United States

Date of Birth: 08-Nov-1908

Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Date of Death: 15-Feb-1998

Profession: writer, war correspondent, journalist, novelist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About 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.
  • The Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism is named after her.

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