Frantz Fanon

1925 - 1961

Frantz Fanon

Frantz Omar Fanon (, US: ; French: [fʁɑ̃ts fanɔ̃]; 20 July 1925 – 6 December 1961), also known as Ibrahim Frantz Fanon, was a French West Indian psychiatrist and political philosopher from the French colony of Martinique (today a French department). His works have become influential in the fields of post-colonial studies, critical theory and Marxism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frantz Fanon has received more than 1,868,305 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 473rd most popular writer.

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Among writers, Frantz Fanon ranks 470 out of 4,883Before him are Sidney Sheldon, Shams Tabrizi, Saint Naum, Paul Claudel, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Saul Bellow. After him are Louis Aragon, Enid Blyton, Paula Hitler, Ivan Krylov, Auguste Escoffier, and Sylvia Plath.

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Among people born in 1925, Frantz Fanon ranks 29Before him are Douglas Engelbart, Ananda Mahidol, Jack Lemmon, Peter Sellers, Simon van der Meer, and Angela Lansbury. After him are Pierre Boulez, Nílton Santos, Robert Edwards, Wong Fei-hung, Bülent Ecevit, and Bill Haley. Among people deceased in 1961, Frantz Fanon ranks 14Before him are Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Adnan Menderes, Mohammed V of Morocco, Zog I of Albania, Percy Williams Bridgman, and Jules Bordet. After him are Rafael Trujillo, Emily Greene Balch, Dashiell Hammett, Kurt Meyer, Otto Loewi, and Eero Saarinen.

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In Martinique

Among people born in Martinique, Frantz Fanon ranks 2 out of 11Before him are Empress Joséphine (1763). After him are Aimé Césaire (1913), Édouard Glissant (1928), Patrick Chamoiseau (1953), Gérard Janvion (1953), Wendie Renard (1990), Allen Chastanet (1960), Cédric Sorhaindo (1984), Emmanuel Rivière (1990), and Jérôme Jeannet (null).

Among WRITERS In Martinique

Among writers born in Martinique, Frantz Fanon ranks 1After him are Aimé Césaire (1913), Édouard Glissant (1928), and Patrick Chamoiseau (1953).