|Born||July 25, 1848
|Died||May 23, 1935
(86 years old)
New York City
|Children||Drake, Rodman, Ormonde, Helena, Janet|
Charles Augustus DeKay (July 25, 1848 – May 23, 1935) was a linguist, poet, critic and a fencer. He was a son of George Coleman De Kay, a naval officer. He was best known for founding the National Arts Club and the Fencers Club. He was inducted into the United States Fencing Hall of Fame in 2008. He was an art and literary critic for The New York Times for 18 years.
- The Bohemian (New York, 1878)
- Hesperus (1880)
- Vision of Nimrod (1881)
- Vision of Esther (1882)
- Love Poems of Louis Barnaval (1883).
His best-known story is "Manmatha."
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