Obituary of Martha Gellhorn

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Martha Gellhorn

Martha Ellis Gellhorn (born November 8, 1908 in St. Louis, Missouri) was a novelist, writer, and journalist who was best known for being considered one of the Great War correspondents of the 20th century. Martha died on February 15, 1998 and her death was reportedly because of suicide by cyanide poisoning. She had ovarian and liver cancer at the time of her death at age 89.

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Martha Gellhorn Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Gellhorn, Martha
    • Common Name: Martha Gellhorn
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
    • Birth Date: November 08, 1908
    • Age: 89 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1934-1998
    • Religion: Jewish
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Indigo (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Martha's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Martha Ellis Gellhorn
    • Father: George Gellhorn (1870-1936)
    • Mother: Edna Fischel Gellhorn (born December 18, 1878-died September 24, 1970)
    • Brother(s):
      • Walter Gellhorn (born September 18, 1906-died December 9, 1995)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Ernest Hemingway (married 1940-divorced 1945)
      • T. S. Matthews (married 1954-divorced 1963)

Death Notice:

  • Date: February 15 1998 at age 89
  • Place: London, England
  • Cause of Death: Suicide (cyanide poisoning)

Category Tags:

NovelistWriter Journalist American Born on November 8th Born in 1908 Born in Missouri Died in 1998 Died at age 89 Died from Suicide

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