Margaret Martinson & Philip Roth

1956 - 1968

Philip Roth and Margaret Martinson  

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Margaret Martinson and Philip Roth were married for 9 years before Margaret Martinson died aged 39.

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American Novelist Philip Roth was born Philip Milton Roth on 19th March, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey, USA and passed away on 22nd May 2018 Manhattan, New York City, U.S. aged 85. He is most remembered for Goodbye, Columbus. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

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Relationship Statistics

StatusDurationLength
Dating1956 - 1959 3 years
Married1959 - May 1968 9 years, 4 months
Total 1956 - May 1968 12 years, 4 months


(1959 - 1968) her death
While at Chicago, Roth met the novelist Saul Bellow, as well as Margaret Martinson in 1956, who became his first wife in 1959. Their separation in 1963, along with Martinson's death in a car crash in 1968, left a lasting mark on Roth's literary output.

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Relationship Timeline

1963 - Breakup

1959 - Marriage

1956 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Name
Margaret Martinson
Philip Roth
Age (at start of relationship)
27
22
Zodiac
Libra
Pisces
Occupation
Relative
Novelist

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