Fanon, Frantz

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Name
Fanon, Frantz Gender: M
Fanon, Frantz Marguerite Victor
born on 20 July 1925 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Fort-de-France, Martinique, 14n36, 61w05
Timezone AST h4w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 27°09' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 21°53 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 29°54'



Portrait of Frantz Fanon 
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Frantz Fanon
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Biography

French-American psychiatrist and revolutionary writer. He studied medicine and psychology in France after serving in WW II. Eclectic, he was influenced by Sartre. He gained his experience as head of the psychiatric hospital in Algeria 1953-56 where he became committed to the Algerian revolution. His writing stresses the conflict between races, as in "Black Skin, White Masks," 1967 and "The Wretched of the Earth," 1964.

Died of Leukemia 6 December 1961, Washington, DC.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Leukemia)
  • Vocation : Healing Fields : Psychologist
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WW II)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Sociology, psychology)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection