Charles Fort

1874 - 1932

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Charles Hoy Fort (August 6, 1874 – May 3, 1932) was an American writer and researcher who specialized in anomalous phenomena. The terms "Fortean" and "Forteana" are sometimes used to characterize various such phenomena. Fort's books sold well and are still in print. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Fort has received more than 472,169 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Charles Fort is the 3,078th most popular writer (up from 3,239th in 2019), the 4,013th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,062nd in 2019) and the 355th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Charles Fort ranks 3,078 out of 5,794Before him are Longchenpa, Nobuko Yoshiya, Elio Vittorini, Dorothe Engelbretsdatter, Evelyn Beatrice Hall, and Peter James. After him are Princess Alexandra of Bavaria, Lidia Zamenhof, Tibor Déry, Léo Malet, Massimo Bontempelli, and Edvard Radzinsky.

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Among people born in 1874, Charles Fort ranks 96Before him are Dmitry Ilyich Ulyanov, Nicolae Rădescu, Wincenty Witos, Charles Despiau, Johan Gunnar Andersson, and Clemens von Pirquet. After him are Ioannis Mitropoulos, Paul Wegener, Mustafa Kamil Pasha, Laura Montoya, Frédéric François-Marsal, and Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone. Among people deceased in 1932, Charles Fort ranks 69Before him are Hovannes Adamian, Archduchess Maria Dorothea of Austria, Begum Rokeya, Julius Röntgen, Maximilian Voloshin, and Harriet Backer. After him are Antoni Maria Alcover i Sureda, Filippo Turati, Paul Gorguloff, Princess Karoline Mathilde of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Augusto B. Leguía, and Gertrude Jekyll.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Fort ranks 4,013 out of 15,968Before him are Platt Adams (1885), William Thurston (1946), David Doyle (1929), Pharrell Williams (1973), Lee Radziwill (1933), and Wes Unseld (1946). After him are Bruce Davison (1946), Shirley Jones (1934), Jerry Seinfeld (1954), Larry Semon (1889), Lobo (1943), and Jeralean Talley (1899).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Charles Fort ranks 355Before him are Henry Kuttner (1915), James A. Michener (1907), Gregory Benford (1941), Ron Kovic (1946), R. A. Salvatore (1959), and Laura Bridgman (1829). After him are James Rollins (1961), John Ashbery (1927), William Steig (1907), Gene Wolfe (1931), Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906), and Donald Barthelme (1931).