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F. Scott Fitzgerald

Author F. Scott Fitzgerald

Profession: Author

United States of America

Biography: American writer of the novel "The Great Gatsby", considered one of the greatest American novels ever written. Published in 1925 it depicted the roaring twenties and re-examined the American Dream through its hero Jay Gatsby.

Born: September 24, 1896
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra

Died: December 21, 1940 (aged 44)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

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Married Life

  • 1920-04-03 Novelist and short story writer F. Scott Fitzgerald (23) weds novelist Zelda Sayre (19) at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York

Historical Events

  • 1925-04-10 Scribners publishes "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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