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Author photo. Agnes von Kurowsky, circa 1918. Ernest Hemingway Photograph Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Agnes von Kurowsky, circa 1918. Ernest Hemingway Photograph Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Agnes Von Kurowsky (1892–1984)

Author of Hemingway in Love and War: The Lost Diary of Agnes Von Kurowsky

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Agnes von Kurowsky, later Stanfield, is believed to have been the original for the character of Catherine Barkley in Ernest Hemingway's novel A Farewell to Arms. She was serving as a nurse in an American Red Cross hospital in Milan, Italy, during World War I when Hemingway was treated there for an injury suffered while driving an ambulance. They agreed to be married but after his release from the hospital and return to the USA, she wrote him a letter in March 1919 breaking off the engagement.
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