Margaret Mitchell

Author Margaret Mitchell Full Name: Margaret Mitchell
Nationality: American

Profession: Author
Why Famous: Best known for the American Civil War-era novel "Gone with the Wind", for which she won the National Book Award for Most Distinguished Novel of 1936 and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1937.

Born: November 8, 1900
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Died: August 16, 1949 (aged 48)

Married Life

  • 1922-09-02 "Gone With The Wind" author Margaret Mitchell (21) weds Red Berrien Upshaw
  • 1924-10-16 American writer ("Gone with the Wind") Margaret Mitchell divorces 1st husband Berrien (Red) Upshaw
  • 1925-07-04 American writer ("Gone with the Wind") Margaret Mitchell (24) marries 2nd husband John Marsh (29)

Historical Events in the Life of Margaret Mitchell

  • 1936-06-30 Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind" published
  • 1937-05-03 Margaret Mitchell wins Pulitzer Prize for "Gone With the Wind"

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