F. Scott Fitzgerald

Timeline created by Mackenzie Naille
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald Birth

    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald is born in St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Fitzgerald's First Publication

    Fitzgerald's First Publication
    At the age of 14, F. Scott Fitzgerald appears in print for the first time.
    Fitzgerald's First Publication
    His first publication was "The Mystery of the Raymond Mortgage" in the student publication St. Paul Academy Now and Then.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald goes to Princeton University

    F. Scott Fitzgerald goes to Princeton University
    Fitzgerald enters Princeton University with the Class of 1917.
  • Fitzgerald Writes for Princeton Tiger

    Fitzgerald Writes for Princeton Tiger
    In his sophomore year Fitzgerald contributes to the Princeton Tiger.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald enlists in US Army

    F. Scott Fitzgerald enlists in US Army
    Fitzgerald takes a commission as an infantry second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
  • This Side of Paradise

    Fitzgerald rewrites The Romantic Egoist and its now entitled This Side of Paradise
  • Flappers and Philosophers

    Publication of his first short story collection Flappers and Philosophers
  • Married to Zelda Sayre

    F Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda marry in St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York.
  • The Beautiful and Damned

    The Beautiful and Damned is published.
  • Fitzgerald meets Hemingway

    F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway meet at (of course) a bar in Paris.
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby
    The Great Gatsby is published.
  • Tender is the Night

    Tender is the Night is published.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald moves to Hollywood

    Fitzgerald moves to Hollywood after signing a six-month contract from Metro Goldwyn Mayer,
  • F. Scott's Fitzgerald published Last Story for Saturday Evening Post

    F. Scott's Fitzgerald published Last Story for Saturday Evening Post
    "Trouble," Fitzgerald's last story for The Saturday Evening Post, is published.
  • Death of F. Scott Fitzgerald

    F. Scott Fitzgerald dies of a heart attack.