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 ...
Feb 17, 1998 · Martha Ellis Gellhorn, who as one of the first female war correspondents covered a dozen major conflicts in a writing career spanning more than six decades, died on Sunday at her home in London ...
Aug 12, 2006 · Martha Gellhorn was a gorgeous, brilliant foreign correspondent once married to Hemingway. But underneath her glamorous exterior, her letters reveal a woman of awe-inspiring rage.
- Stephen Amidon
But Gellhorn, "a cocky, raspy-voiced, chain-smoking maverick," as New York Times writer Rick Lyman described her, lived a life at least as exciting, world-spanning, and passionate as her ex-husband's. Wanderlust Martha Ellis Gellhorn was born in St. Louis on November 8, 1908.
Jul 12, 2018 · The Extraordinary Life of Martha Gellhorn, the Woman Ernest Hemingway Tried to Erase. By Paula McLain. Jul 12, 2018 A maverick war correspondent, Hemingway's third wife was the only woman at D-Day ...
Martha Gellhorn (November 8, 1908 – February 15, 1998) was best known as an American war correspondent, though she was a prolific writer of fiction and memoir as well. She was the third wife of iconic American author Ernest Hemingway. Gellhorn is ranked among the top war journalists of the twentieth century — and didn’t wish to be ...
Martha Ellis Gellhorn, American journalist and novelist (born Nov. 8, 1908, St. Louis, Mo.—died Feb. 15, 1998, London, Eng.), as one of the first female war correspondents, candidly described ordinary people in times of unrest. Though often remembered for her brief marriage to American author E
Martha Gellhorn. AKA Martha Ellis Gellhorn. Born: 8-Nov-1908 Birthplace: St. Louis, MO Died: 15-Feb-1998 Location of death: London, England Cause of death: Suicide Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)
- November 8, 1908
- February 15, 1998
Gellhorn spent most of 1940 writing a short story collection, The Heart of Another. Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls came out in October; it was a best-seller. Hemingway’s divorce from Pauline Pfeiffer became final in November; he and Martha Gellhorn married on November 21.
- Nancy Tappan
Martha Gellhorn was born on November 8, 1908 in St. Louis, Missouri to Edna Fischel Gellhorn, a suffragist and George Gellhorn, a gynecologist. She was of Jewish origin. Her brothers, Walter Gellhorn and Alfred Gellhorn were also well-known personalities; Walter was a renowned law professor at Columbia University and Alfred was an oncologist.