Charon may refer to:

Ancient world

  • Charon (mythology), in Greek mythology, the ferryman who ferried the dead to the underworld
  • Charon of Lampsacus, ancient Greek logographer (history)
  • Charon, a Theban military commander (fl. mid-4th century BC); see Androcydes (painter)

Science, technology and manufacturing

  • Charon (moon), a moon of the dwarf planet Pluto
  • Charon (web browser), a web browser for the Inferno operating system
  • Charon (genus), a genus of amblypygid
  • Charon (cars), a Dutch automobile manufacturer

Popular culture

  • Charon (band), a Finnish gothic metal band
  • Charon (CrossGen), a comic book character from CrossGen Entertainment's Sigilverse
  • Charon (Dungeons & Dragons), a lord of the Yugoloths whose primary function is to provide passage across the River Styx for a steep price
  • Charon (Marvel Comics), a villainous wizard
  • Charon (The Three Worlds), a fictional human species from Ian Irvine's arc of novels, The Three Worlds Cycle
  • Commander Charon, one of the Galactic Commanders from Pokémon Platinum
  • Caronte (Charon), a 1971 album by Italian band The Trip

Video games

  • Charon, a freighter class capital ship in the MMORPG Eve Online
  • Charon, a deathly mutated man (ghoul) in Fallout 3
  • Charon, an inmate in the game Dead Island, who worked for multiple terrorist and hacker groups


  • Charon, Louisiana, United States, an unincorporated community in Vermilion Parish
  • HMS Charon, several ships of the British Royal Navy

Other articles related to "charon":

Charon's Obol - Archaeological Evidence - Western Europe
... On the Iberian Peninsula, evidence interpreted as Charon's obol has been found at Tarragona ... the Pont de Pasly, Soissons, each contained a coin for Charon ... were buried with vessels, notably of glass, and Charon’s obol and later, when they were given funerary dress and goods according to Frankish custom ...
Charon's Obol - Modern Poetry
... Poets of the modern era have continued to make use of Charon's obol as a living allusion ... entry to the underworld with his payment of the obol to Charon ... speaker associates himself with the dead, bearing payment for Charon the ferryman, to cross the river Styx ...
Charon, Louisiana
... Charon (also spelled "Charogne") is an unincorporated community in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana, United States ... Charon is located at 30°01′18″N 92°01′23″W / 30.02167°N 92.02306°W / 30.02167 -92.02306 (30.021593, -92.023178) at the intersection of Louisiana ...
Mark Of Charon (comics)
... Mark of Charon was an American comic book published by CrossGen Entertainment from April to August 2003 ... it primarily features the characters Charon, Javi Cobian and Appolyon ...
Charon (Marvel Comics) - Fictional Character Biography - Adulthood and Confrontation With X-Factor
... Charlie would function as the devil's Charon, ferrying souls to the underworld ... Unfortunately, Charon's attempt to kill off the X-Factor team was unsuccessful ... As he fought against the X-Factor, Strong Guy began to feel that he knew who Charon actually was ...