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Carlo Casini

Carlo Casini was an Italian politician. He was a member of the European Parliament from 1984 to 1999 and again from 2006 to 2014. He was also a member of Italys Chamber of Deputies from 1979 to 1994. He was born in Florence. On 23 March 2020, Cas ...

                                               

Dan Caspi

Dan Caspi was an Israeli lecturer, journalist and activist. He worked at the Communication Studies Department of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheba, Israel.

                                               

Alberto Cassano

Alberto Cassano was an Argentine engineer and academic. He was a professor at the Universidad Nacional del Litoral during most of his career. He founded the program CONICET. He founded INTEC and CERIDE. Cassano died in Santa Fe Province from a lo ...

                                               

Lorna Casselton

Lorna Ann Casselton CBE FRS was a British academic and biologist. She was Professor Emeritus of Fungal Genetics in the Department of Plant Science at the University of Oxford. She was also the Foreign Secretary for The Royal Society from 2006 unt ...

                                               

Edward Cassidy

Edward Idris Cassidy AC was an Australian Roman Catholic cardinal priest. He was the President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. He was in charge of the Commission of the Holy See for Religious Relations with the J ...

                                               

Giovanni Domenico Cassini

Giovanni Domenico Cassini, also known as Jean-Dominique Cassini, was an Italian-French astronomer, engineer and astrologer. Cassini was born in Perinaldo in the Republic of Genoa.

                                               

Cassius Dio

Lucius Cassius Dio Cocceianus, known in English as Cassius Dio, Dio Cassius, or Dio was a Roman consul. He was active as a historian writing in Greek. Dio published a history of Rome in 80 volumes, beginning with the legendary arrival of Aeneas i ...

                                               

Cacho Castaña

Humberto Vicente Castagna, better known as Cacho Castaña, was an Argentine singer-songwriter, composer and actor. He was born in Buenos Aires. He was known for his role in the 2000 movie Merry Christmas. His best known composition works were Los ...

                                               

Jon Castañares

Jon Mirena Bitor Castañares Larreategui was a Spanish politician and economist. He was born in Bilbao. He was known for being a strong supporter of Basque nationalism. He served as mayor of Bilbao from 1979 through 1983. Castañares died in Bilbao ...

                                               

Josep Maria Castellet

Josep Maria Castellet Diaz de Cossio, also known as Jose Maria Castellet, was an Spanish writer, poet, critic, publisher and editor. Castellet was born in Barcelona on 15 December 1926. He began his career in writing in 1955. He wrote novels and ...

                                               

João Castelo

João Castelo Ribeiro Gonçalves was a Brazilian politician and lawyer. Castelo served as Governor of Maranhão from March 15, 1979, to May 15, 1982. He was born in Caxias, Maranhão, Brazil. Castelo died in São Paulo, Brazil on December 11, 2016 aft ...

                                               

Jacques Casterede

Jacques Casterede was a French composer and pianist. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1953 with his cantata La boite de Pandore. He was born in Paris. Casterede died on 6 April 2014 in Dijon from natural causes, aged 87.

                                               

Abelardo Castillo

Abelardo Castillo was an Argentine writer, novelist, essayists. He was born in the city of San Pedro, Buenos Aires. He practiced amateur boxing in his youth. He also directed the literary magazines El Escarabajo de Oro and El Ornitorrinco. He was ...

                                               

Sergio Castillo

Sergio Castillo was a sculptor. He began as an architect. In 1948 he travelled to Paris and took painting courses. After returning to Chile he attended the Faculty of Arts of the University of Chile, where he studied with two known teachers, Lily ...

                                               

Barbara Castle

Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn PC, GCOT was a British politician. She was born as Barbara Anne Betts in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. She grew up in Pontefract and Bradford, Yorkshire. She graduated from St Hughs College, Oxford with a ...

                                               

Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh

Castlereagh was a British politician. He became a Viscount when his father was made Earl of Londonderry. He became British Foreign Secretary but killed himself.

                                               

Michele Castoro

Michele Castoro was a Roman Catholic archbishop. Castoro was born in Oria, Italy. Castoro was ordained to the priesthood in 1975. He served as bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oria from 200 to 2009. He then served as archbishop of the Roma ...

                                               

Genevieve Castree

Genevieve Castree Elverum was a Canadian comics artist, illustrator, and musician. She was from Loretteville, Quebec. She once recorded under the name Woelv and later switched to O PAON. Castree died on 9 July 2016 from pancreatic cancer in Anaco ...

                                               

Sergio Eduardo Castriani

Sergio Eduardo Castriani was a Brazilian Roman Catholic archbishop. He became a priest in 1978. He was coadjutor bishop of the Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Tefe, Brazil, from 1998 to 2000 and was bishop of the territorial prefecture fr ...

                                               

Dario Castrillon Hoyos

Dario del Niño Jesus Castrillon Hoyos was a Colombian cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy from 1996 to 2006. He was the president emeritus of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei having served from ...

                                               

Julio Castro Caldas

Julio de Lemos de Castro Caldas was a Portuguese lawyer and politician. He was elected to the Assembly of the Republic in 1980, serving until 1983. He later served as Minister of National Defence from 1999 to 2001. Castro Caldas was born in Lisbo ...

                                               

Juan de Dios Castro Lozano

Juan de Dios Castro Lozano was a Mexican lawyer and politician. He was a member of the National Action Party. He was a member of the Congress of the Union between 1979 to 1985, 1991 to 2000 and 2003 to 2006. Castro Lozano was born in Torreon, Coa ...

                                               

Ramon Castro Ruz

Ramon Eusebio Castro Ruz was a Cuban politician. He was the older brother of Fidel and Raul Castro. He was a key figure of the Cuban Revolution. Castro was born in Biran, Oriente Province. After the revolution, Castro left his family farm as it b ...

                                               

Rosalia de Castro

Rosalia Castro de Murguia better known as Rosalia de Castro was a Galician writer and poet. A native of Santiago de Compostela in the Galicia region of northwest Spain, she wrote in both Galician and Castilian.

                                               

Bernardita Catalla

Bernardita "Bernie" Leonido Catalla was a Philippine career diplomat. She was last appointed as the Philippine ambassador to Lebanon in 2017. She was also assigned to Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Malaysia. She was born in Makati, Philippines. Catall ...

                                               

Vittorio Catani

Vittorio Catani was an Italian science fiction writer. He was born in Lecce and worked in Bari, Italy. He started publishing essays and fiction in 1962. His first novel, Gli universi di Moras, won the Urania in 1990. Some of his works were publis ...

                                               

Catherine of Portugal

Catherine of Portugal, also known as the Infanta Catarina, was the daughter of King Edward of Portugal. She lived most of her life and died in the Convent of Saint Claire.

                                               

Mark Catesby

Mark Catesby was an English naturalist. Between 1729 and 1747 Catesby published his book Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands. The book was the first publication to describe flora and fauna of North America. The book descri ...

                                               

Robert Catesby

                                               

Catherine de Medici

Catherine de Medici, was the wife of Henry II of France. Catherine was the daughter of Lorenzo II de Medici. She was born in Florence, Italy. She was born Caterina Maria Romula de Medici. Catherine was married to Henry II of France when she was 1 ...

                                               

Catherine of Alexandria

Saint Catherine of Alexandria, also known as Saint Catherine of the Wheel and The Great Martyr Saint Catherine is a Christian saint and martyr. She is believed to have been a well-known scholar in the 4th century. In the 15th century it was claim ...

                                               

Catherine of Braganza

Catherine of Braganza was a Portuguese Infanta and the queen consort of Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland. She was the daughter of John IV of Portugal and queen consort Luisa de Guzman.

                                               

Catherine of Siena

Saint Catherine of Siena was a saint. She was born in Sienna and died in Rome. She promoted peace in Italy and is one of the two patron saints of Italy; the other being Saint Francis of Assisi She was born Katerina de Benincasa in western Italy, ...

                                               

Catherine of Valois

Catherine of Valois was the queen of Henry V of England and the mother of Henry VI of England. She was the daughter of King Charles VI of France and his wife Isabelle of Bavaria. Catherine had a secret relationship with Owen Tudor. Through this s ...

                                               

Fred Catherwood

Sir Henry Frederick Ross Catherwood was a British politician and writer. Catherwood was born at Castledawson, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. He was educated at Shrewsbury School and Clare College, Cambridge. He was former Director General ...

                                               

Ian Cathie

Ian Robert Cathie was an Australian politician. He was born in Melbourne. In 1964 he was elected to the Victorian Legislative Council as a Labor member for South Eastern Province; he was defeated in 1970, but in 1976 was elected to the Legislativ ...

                                               

Claude Castonguay

Claude Castonguay, was Canadian Progressive Conservative politician, educator and businessman. He was born in Quebec City, Quebec. He was a member of the National Assembly of Quebec from 1970 to 1973. Catonguay was a member of the Senate of Canad ...

                                               

Mr. Catra

Wagner Domingues Costa, known professionally as Mr. Catra, was a Brazilian funk singer and actor. He was born in Rio de Janeiro. He was known in Brazilian pop culture for his large number of children, 32 total and having two wives. He was also kn ...

                                               

Antonio Catricalà

Antonio Catricalà was an Italian public manager, politician, professor, lawyer, and magistrate. He was born in Catanzaro, Italy. From 2011 to 2013, he was Secretary of the Council of Ministers during the Mario Monti cabinet. Catricalà died on 24 ...

                                               

Jacob Cats

Jacob Cats was a Dutch poet, jurist and politician. He is most famous for his emblem books. His poems were told like nursery rhymes for many years. Cats was pensionary of Middelburg and Dordrecht, and grand pensionary of Holland.

                                               

Vannozza dei Cattanei

Vannozza dei Cattanei was an Italian noblewoman. She was one of the many mistresses of Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia, future Pope Alexander VI. Among them, she was the one whose relationship with him lasted the longest.

                                               

Augustin-Louis Cauchy

Augustin-Louis Cauchy was a French mathematician and physicist who made many important contributions to mathematical analysis and mathematical physics. Importantly, he created complex analysis, which studies complex functions and their properties ...

                                               

Louis Cavagnari

Sir Pierre Louis Napoleon Cavagnari, KCB CSI, was a British military administrator in British India. He was the son of Count Louis Adolphus Cavagnari, from Parma, Italy, He later obtained naturalization as a British citizen, and entered the milit ...

                                               

Louis-Eugene Cavaignac

Louis-Eugene Cavaignac was a French general. He was Chief of the Executive Power between June 1848 to December 1848. He also was Prime Minister of France at the same time.

                                               

Aristide Cavaille-Coll

Aristide Cavaille-Coll was a French organ-builder. Most organists think of him as the greatest organ-builder of the 19th century, and one of the greatest who ever lived. He invented many new mechanical devices and his organs changed the way that ...

                                               

Guido Cavalcanti

Guido Cavalcanti was an Italian poet from Florence. He was the best friend of Dante Alighieri as well as an influence on his thinking. Cavalcanti is one of the most important poet of Dolce stil novo, and he is widely regarded as the first major p ...

                                               

Severino Cavalcanti

Severino Jose Cavalcanti Ferreira was a Brazilian politician. He was born in João Alfredo, Pernambuco. He was a member of the Progressive Party. He was the mayor of João Alfredo between 1964 to 1966 and again from 2009 to 2013. He also was a memb ...

                                               

Hector Cavallero

Hector Cavallero was an Argentine Socialist politician. He was born in Las Parejas, Santa Fe. He was Mayor of Rosario, Santa Fe from 1989 to 1995. Cavallero was a member of the Chamber of Deputies between 1999 to 2003. Cavallero died on his 81st ...

                                               

Francesco Cavalli

Francesco Cavalli was an Italian composer. He lived in the early part of the Baroque music period. His real name was Pietro Francesco Caletti-Bruni, but he is better known as Cavalli, which was the name of his patron, a Venetian nobleman. He is r ...

                                               

Hans Cavalli-Bjorkman

Hans Cavalli-Bjorkman was a Swedish lawyer and banker. He was the chairman of the Swedish Association football club Malmo FF, a post he held between 1975 and 1998. During Cavalli-Bjorkmans years at the club they won four Swedish championships. He ...

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