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Margaret Mitchell

Author Margaret Mitchell

Profession: Author

United States of America

Biography: 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
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: August 16, 1949 (aged 48)

Married Life

  • 1922-09-02 "Gone With The Wind" author Margaret Mitchell (21) weds Berrien "Red" Upshaw; divoce in 1924
  • 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

  • 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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