__NOTOC__Forte/Forté may refer to:
*Forte, an individual's strongest talent or greatest strength ("Preparing gourmet cuisine is his forte")
*Forte (music), a musical dynamic meaning "loudly" or "strong"
*Forte (fencing), a fencing term for the "strong" part of the blade
*Trust House Forte, a British hotel and catering firm


Forte/Forté is a human surname of:
*Allen Forte (1926-), an American music theorist and musicologist
*Bruno Forte (1949-), an Italian theologian and ecclesiastic
*Charles Forte, Baron Forte (1908-2007), a famous hotelier
*Sir Rocco Forte, son of Charles Forte, Baron Forte who inherited the hotel business
*John Forté (1975-), an imprisoned musician
*Joe Forte, an American writer and painter
*Joseph Xavier "Joe" Forte, an American professional basketball player
*Matt Forte, an American football player
*Will Forte (1970-), Orville Willis "Will" Forte IV, a cast member of "Saturday Night Live"
*Jonathan Forte (1985-), an English football player, playing for Scunthorpe United F.C.

Fictional characters

In some fictional stories, writers choose to use fanciful words such as Forte or Forté as given names. Characters with such names include:

*Forté, the main antagonist of the direct-to-video animated film ""
*Bass (Mega Man), a fictional video game character whose name in Japan is "Forte"
*Bass.EXE, a fictional character from the MegaMan NT Warrior series who is based of his video game counterpart. His name in Japan is also "Forte"
*Forte Stollen, a fictional character from the Galaxy Angel anime
*The dog named Forte appears on "Quintet".


*FORTE (satellite), the Fast On-orbit Rapid Recording of Transient Events satellite
*Forte 4GL, a proprietary application server
*Forté Agent, an email and news client used on the Windows operating system
*Forte TeamWare, a family of development environments from Sun Microsystems


*Forte Land, a large-scale real estate company in Shanghai, China
*Forte Group, a former British hotel company

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