Charles Fourier, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Charles Fourier

French utopian socialist and philosopher

Date of Birth: 07-Apr-1772

Place of Birth: Besançon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

Date of Death: 10-Oct-1837

Profession: economist, sociologist, philosopher

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Charles Fourier

  • François Marie Charles Fourier (; French: [?a?l fu?je]; 7 April 1772 – 10 October 1837) was a French philosopher, influential early socialist thinker and one of the founders of utopian socialism.
  • Some of Fourier's social and moral views, held to be radical in his lifetime, have become mainstream thinking in modern society.
  • For instance, Fourier is credited with having originated the word "feminism" in 1837.Fourier's social views and proposals inspired a whole movement of intentional communities.
  • Among them in the United States were the community of Utopia, Ohio; La Reunion near present-day Dallas, Texas; Lake Zurich, Illinois; the North American Phalanx in Red Bank, New Jersey; Brook Farm in West Roxbury, Massachusetts; the Community Place and Sodus Bay Phalanx in New York State; Silkville, Kansas and several others.
  • Fourier later inspired a diverse array of revolutionary thinkers and writers.

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