F. Scott Fitzgerald
(1896-1940)

Died aged c. 44

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940), known professionally as F. Scott Fitzgerald, was an American novelist and short story writer, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s. He finished four novels: This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby (his best known), and Tender Is the Night. A fifth, unfinished novel, The Love of the Last Tycoon, was published posthumously. Fitzgerald also wrote numerous short stories, many of which treat themes of youth and promise, and age and despair.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

F. Scott Fitzgerald House has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 31, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States.

599 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN, United States where they lived

F. Scott Fitzgerald 1896 - 1940 author of The Great Gatsby (1925). Works published while he resided here: Tender Is The Night (1934), Taps At Reville (1935), and essays (1934-1936) later collected in The Crack-Up.

1307 Madison Avenue, Baltimore, MD, United States where they lived