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About Martha Gellhorn
Martha Gellhorn was an American writer and war correspondent.
The Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism is named after her. She is regarded as one of the greatest war correspondents of all time, as she reported on every major conflict that took place in the world for more than 50 years.
Her Personal Life
She was married twice and she had many relationships. Her first husband was novelist Ernest Hemingway (3rd marriage for him). During their marriage, she had an extramarital affair with General James M. Gavin. She adopted a boy, Sandy, from an Italian orphanage in 1949, but she eventually was not a good mother.
She has been portrayed by Nicole Kidman in the TV film "Hemingway & Gellhorn"!
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Famous quotes by Martha Gellhorn
After the desperate years of their own war, after six years of repression inside Spain and six years of horror in exile, these people remain intact in spirit. They are armed with a transcendent faith they have never won, and yet they have never accepted defeat.Martha Gellhorn
And though various organizations in America and England collected money and sent food parcels to these refugees, nothing was ever received by the Spanish.Martha Gellhorn
Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth, as if the taste of lies was homey, appetizing: a habit.Martha Gellhorn
It would be a bitter cosmic joke if we destroy ourselves due to atrophy of the imagination.Martha Gellhorn
Why do people talk of the horrors of old age? It's great. I feel like a fine old car with the parts gradually wearing out, but I'm not complaining,... Those who find growing old terrible are people who haven't done what they wanted with their lives.Martha Gellhorn
Martha Gellhorn's Popularity
Martha Gellhorn was a famous American writer and war correspondent, who was born on November 8, 1908. As a person born on this date, Martha Gellhorn is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (November 8) and the 11th most popular for the year (1908).
People born on November 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Martha Gellhorn is the 548th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Martha Gellhorn's birthday, Martha Gellhorn is the 4738th most famous American and ranks 21st in famous people born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
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