Frantz Fanon

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Frantz Fanon
Born20 July 1925 (1925-07-20)
Died6 December 1961(1961-12-06) (aged 36)
Alma materUniversity of Lyon
Notable work
Black Skin, White Masks; The Wretched of the Earth
Spouse(s)Josie Fanon
RegionAfricana philosophy
SchoolMarxism
Black existentialism
Critical theory
Existential phenomenology
Main interests
Decolonization and Postcolonialism, revolution, psychopathology of colonization, racism, Psychoanalysis
Notable ideas
Double consciousness, colonial alienation, To become black, Sociogeny

Frantz Omar Fanon (/ˈfænən/,[1] US: /fæˈnɒ̃/;[2] French: [fʁɑ̃ts fanɔ̃]; 20 July 1925 – 6 December 1961), was a French West Indian[3][4][5] psychiatrist and political philosopher. He was from the French colony of Martinique. Now, it is a French department. His writing is important for studying postcolonialism, critical theory and Marxism.[6]

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  2. "Frantz Fanon". The American Heritage Dictionary. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2020.
  3. "Frantz Fanon | Biography, Writings, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  4. Macey, David (2012-11-13). Frantz Fanon: A Biography. Verso Books. pp. 316, 355, 385. ISBN 9781844678488.
  5. Boumghar, Sarah (12 July 2019). "Frantz Fanon a-il été déchu de sa nationalité française ?". Libération (in French).
  6. Biography of Frantz Fanon. Encyclopedia of World Biography. Retrieved 8 July 2012.