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Charles the Fat

Charles the Fat was the King of Alemannia from 876, King of Italy from 879, Holy Roman Emperor from 881, King of East Francia from 882, and King of West Francia from 884. He lost control of East Francia, Lotharingia, and possibly Italy in 887. He ...

                                               

Charles the Younger

Charles the Younger was Frankish King of Neustria and Franken. His parents were the Frankish emperor Charlemagne and Hildegard of Swabia.

                                               

Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor

Charles VI was Holy Roman Emperor from 12 October 1711 to 20 October 1740. He succeeded his elder brother, Joseph I. His daughter, Maria Theresa of Austria, inherited the throne after he died.

                                               

Charles, Duke of Guelders

Charles of Egmond was the Duke of Guelders. He was an influential Dutch nobleman of the late 15th and early 16th century.

                                               

Eugenia Charles

Dame Mary Eugenia Charles, DBE was a Dominican politician and lawyer. She was the Prime Minister of Dominica serving from 21 July 1980 until 14 June 1995. She was Dominicas first, and to date only, female prime minister, as well as the nations lo ...

                                               

Joevana Charles

Joevana Charles was a Seychellois politician. She was a member of the National Assembly of Seychelles. She was a member of the Seychelles Peoples Progressive Front. She was first elected to the Assembly in 1993. She retired in 2015. Charles died ...

                                               

Edmonde Charles-Roux

Edmonde Charles-Roux was a French writer. She was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine. In 1946, she joined the staff of a magazine being created, a womens weekly: Elle, where she spent two years. From 1948, she worked for the French edition ...

                                               

Auguste Charlois

Auguste Honore Charlois was a French astronomer who discovered 99 asteroids while working in Nice. He first discovered the asteroid 267 Tirza in 1887.

                                               

Princess Charlotte of Clarence

Princess Charlotte of Clarence Born on 27 March 1819, Hanover. She died the same day as her birth. She was the oldest daughter of William IV of the United Kingdom and his wife Adelaide. She had four younger siblings- Elizabeth of Clarence, two st ...

                                               

Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg

Charlotte was the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg from 1919 until her abdication in 1964. She became grand duchess on 14 January 1919 following the abdication of her sister, Marie-Adelaïde, due to political pressure. She married Prince Felix of Bourb ...

                                               

Princess Charlotte of Wales

Princess Charlotte of Wales was the daughter of George IV, King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and his wife, Caroline of Brunswick. She was their only child. Charlotte was born in London on 7 January 1796. On 2 May 1816, she ...

                                               

Charlotte, Princess Royal

The Princess Charlotte, Princess Royal was the fourth child and oldest daughter of George III of the United Kingdom.She married Frederick of Wurttemberg on 27 May 1798. Charlotte was the godmother of Victoria of the United Kingdom. She died in 1828.

                                               

Matthew Charlton

Matthew Charlton was an Australian politician. He served as the leader of the Australian Labor Party and the Leader of the Opposition from January 1922 to March 1928. He was a member of the House of Representatives from 1910 to 1928. He also serv ...

                                               

Georges Charpak

Georges Charpak was a Polish-born French physicist of Jewish descent. He received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his invention and development of particle detectors, in particular the multiwire proportional chamber". Charpak was born in Dab ...

                                               

Janine Charrat

Janine Charrat was a French dancer and choreographer. She was born in Grenoble, France. She appeared in Ballerina at the age of 12, and went on to choreograph over 50 ballets. She was an officer of the Legion of Honour. Charrat died on 29 August ...

                                               

Chaser (dog)

Chaser was a Border Collie with the largest tested memory of any non-human animal. Chaser worked with Professor John W. Pilley, at his home in Spartanburg, South Carolina, from eight weeks old, until Pilleys death in June 2018. She was trained in ...

                                               

Roland Chassain

Roland Chassain was a French politician. He was born in Aurillac, France. Chassain was a member of the Rally for the Republic. From 2002 to 2007, he was a member of the National Assembly. From 1995 until his death, he was Mayor of Saintes-Maries- ...

                                               

Mohamad Chatah

Mohamad Bahaa Chatah was a Lebanese economist and diplomat. He served as Ambassador to the United States from 1997 to 2000. He was also Minister of Finance from 2008 to 2009. He was born in Tripoli. He was a Sunni Muslim. On 27 December 2013, Cha ...

                                               

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham was a prime minister of Great Britain. He was appointed by King George III. His London house, in St. Jamess Square, is now the home of the international affairs think tank called Chatham House. In 1758, during th ...

                                               

Jean Chatillon

Jean Chatillon was a Canadian composer and music educator. He was born in Nicolet, Quebec, Canada. Chatillon wrote more than 300 musical and literary works. He was an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre. In 2003, he was appointed prof ...

                                               

Chattanooga (band)

Chattanooga was a pop trio consisting of the Mia, Ackie and Clara Kempff sisters from Halmstad in Sweden. They scored chart successes during the early 1980s. They also participated at Melodifestivalen 1982 with the song "Hallå hela pressen". It e ...

                                               

Basu Chatterjee

Basu Chatterjee was an Indian movie director and screenwriter. His works were known for the urban settings, focusing on marriage and love relationships. He was best known for his movies Us Paar, Chhoti Si Baat 1975, Chitchor 1976, Rajnigandha 197 ...

                                               

Somnath Chatterjee

Somnath Chatterjee was an Indian politician. He was a member of the Communist Party of India for most of his life. He was the Speaker of the Lok Sabha from 2004 to 2009. Chatterjee died on 13 August 2018 from a heart attack in a private hospital ...

                                               

Sudhakar Chaturvedi

Sudhakar Chaturvedi was an Indian Vedic scholar, Indologist, and alleged supercentenarian. At the claimed age of 122 years, 313 days, some Indian newspapers reported him as the oldest Indian ever. One report also claimed an age of 121 in 2011, wh ...

                                               

T. N. Chaturvedi

Triloki Nath Chaturvedi was an Indian politician. He was born in Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh. From 1984 through 1989, he was the Comptroller and Auditor General. In 2002, he became the Governor of Karnataka and left office in 2007. In 2004, he was the ...

                                               

Bruce Chatwin

Charles Bruce Chatwin was an English travel writer, novelist and journalist. His first book, In Patagonia, made him a well known travel writer. He won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel On the Black Hill 1982, while his novel Utz 1 ...

                                               

Anwar Aziz Chaudhry

Anwar Aziz Chaudhry was a Pakistani politician and swimmer. He competed in three events at the 1948 Summer Olympics. He was the Interior Minister of Punjab. From 1988 to 1990, he was a member of the National Assembly. Chaudhry died on 22 November ...

                                               

Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry

Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry was President of Pakistan from August 14, 1973 until he left on September 16, 1978.

                                               

Fazlul Qadir Chaudhry

Fazlul Quader Chaudhury was a Bengali politician. He was the 5th speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan from East Pakistan. He was also the Acting President of Pakistan from 1963 to 1965.

                                               

Zafar Chaudhry

Zafar Ahmad Chaudhry, SQA, was a Pakistani human rights activist and an airline executive. He was the first Chief of Air Staff of Pakistan Air Force, appointed in 1972 until his resignation in 1974. He was born in Sialkot, Punjab in British India ...

                                               

Shegufta Bakht Chaudhuri

Shegufta Bakht Chaudhuri was a Bangladeshi economist and politician. He was the fourth governor of Bangladesh Bank from 1987 to 1992. He was born in Habiganj District, Bengal Presidency. Chaudhuri died on 11 November 2020 in Dhaka.

                                               

Chetan Chauhan

Chetan Pratap Singh Chauhan pronunciation was an Indian cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party politician. He played 40 Test matches for India. He played Ranji Trophy for Maharashtra and Delhi. He played most of his international cricket in the lat ...

                                               

Nandkumar Singh Chauhan

Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan was an Indian politician. He was born in Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh. He was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Chauhan was a member of the Lok Sabha from 1996 until 2009 and again from 2014 until his death. Chauhan di ...

                                               

Abdul Mateen Chauhdry

Abdul Mateen Chowdhury was a lawyer and Bengali political leader, who was active in the All India Muslim Leagues Pakistan Movement. He died in 1948 in Karachi, Pakistan, a year after the achievement of Pakistan.

                                               

Yves Chauvin

Yves Chauvin was a French chemist, born in Menen, Belgium. He was awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2005. He was the honorary research director at the Institut français du petrole and a member of the French Academy of Science. Chauvin receive ...

                                               

Yvette Chauvire

Yvette Chauvire was a French prima ballerina and actress. She was born in Paris. Her dancing career was from 1937 to 1972. She was the etoile of the Paris Opera Ballet, and later its director. She was the holder of the Legion dHonneur. She died a ...

                                               

Daniel Chavarria

Daniel Chavarria was a Uruguayan revolutionary and writer. Chavarria’s books are strongly critical of the violence in Fascism. Chavarria’s life and writings clearly show his communist and revolutionary background. He is a well known supporter of ...

                                               

David Chavchavadze

Prince David Chavchavadze was an British-born American author and civil servant. He was a former Central Intelligence Agency officer for the United States. He is of a Georgian-Russian origin. He was born in London, England. Chavchavadze died in h ...

                                               

Isidro Pedraza Chavez

Isidro Pedraza Chavez was a Mexican politician. He was a member of the PRD. He was the Senator from Hidalgo from 2012 to 2015. He also was a member of the Chamber of Deputies from 2006 to 2009. He was born in Jacala, Higalgo. Chavez died on 10 No ...

                                               

Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla was an American astronaut of Indian origin. She was the first Indian-American astronaut and the first Indian woman to go into space. She got married to flight instructor Jean-Pierre Harrison. She first flew in 1997 on the STS-87. S ...

                                               

Nuon Chea

Nuon Chea, was a Cambodian former communist politician. Nuon Chea was the oldest living former Prime Minister and the oldest of the last surviving Khmer Rouge leaders. He was the chief ideologist of the Khmer Rouge Regime and second in command of ...

                                               

Mykhailo Chechetov

Mykhailo Vasilyevich Chechetov was a Ukrainian politician. Chechetov committed suicide on the night of 27 February 2015 by jumping from the window of his apartment in Kiev.

                                               

Mohammad Afzal Cheema

Mohammad Afzal Cheema was a Pakistani politician and judge. Cheema was the only Pakistani to reach the top positions in all branches of state. He was the acting President of Pakistan from 1962 to 1963.

                                               

Rezo Cheishvili

Cheishvili was born in Kutaisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union in 1933. He moved to Tbilisi, the capital, in 1954 to continue his studies. In 1958 he graduated from Tbilisi State University with a degree in Georgian language and literature.

                                               

S. J. V. Chelvanayakam

Samuel James Veluppillai Chelvanayakam was a Ceylonese lawyer and politician. He was Tamil. He was a Member of Parliament and was a political leader of the Sri Lankan Tamil community for more than two decades. His son Chandrahasan followed his fa ...

                                               

Eugene Chelyshev

Eugene Petrovich Chelyshev or E. P. Chelyshev was a Russian indologist, academician and public figure. He was a full-time member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and he was the Academician-Secretary of the Department of Literature and Language ...

                                               

Chen Zhongshi

This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chen. Chen Zhongshi was a Chinese author. He started writing in 1965. His best known work is White Deer Plain which was published in 1993. He won the Mao Dun Literature Prize in 1997. In 1966, Chen joine ...

                                               

Chen Ailian

Chen Ailian was a Chinese dancer. In 1952 she became a student at Central Academy of Drama 中央戏剧学院 in Beijing. In 1963 she became a major trouper in China Opera and Dance-Drama Theatre. She once acted the leading role in the first performanc ...

                                               

Chen Dingchang

Chen Dingchang was a Chinese scientist. His work focused in aerospace engineering. Chen was born in Shanghai. He worked at the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation. Chen developed Chinas first laser radar. In 2009, he became a member ...

                                               

Felix Chen

Felix Chen was a Taiwanese conductor. He was resident conductor and Music Director of the Taipei Symphony Orchestra from 1986 until he resigned in 2003 under "extremely controversial circumstances." Every year Chen and TSO produced one or two ope ...

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