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Charles Fort

Charles FortAKA Charles Hoy Fort

Born: 6-Aug-1874
Birthplace: Albany, NY
Died: 3-May-1932
Location of death: Bronx, NY
Cause of death: Cancer - Leukemia
Remains: Buried, Albany Rural Cemetery, Albany, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scientist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Prophet of the Unexplained

Documented unexplained and bizarre phenomena. His writings are the inspiration for the Fortean Society.

Father: (grocer)
Brother: Clarence
Brother: Raymond
Wife: Anna Filan (servant, m. 26-Oct-1896, d. 1937)

    Dutch Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Malaria, Depression

Is the subject of books:
Charles Fort, Prophet of the Unexplained, 1970, BY: Damon Knight

Author of books:
The Outcast Manufacturers (1906, novel)
The Book of the Damned (1919, nonfiction)
The New Lands (1923, nonfiction)
Lo! (1931, nonfiction)
Wild Talents (1932, nonfiction, posthumous)



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