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Henryk Cioch

Henryk Cioch was a Polish lawyer, professor and politician. He was born in Lubaczow, Poland. He served of the Senate of Poland upon winning his senate seat in 2011 as an Independent. He retired in 2015. He was the deputy dean of the Faculty of La ...

                                               

Emil Ciocoiu

Emil Ciocoiu was a Romanian painter and photographer. In 1972, he won the Musee 2000 Prize in Luxembourg, and the City of Bucharest awarded him the scholarship of Theodor Aman in 1975. From 1994 to 2000, Ciocoius works were displayed at the Salon ...

                                               

Emil Cioran

Emile Cioran was a Romanian philosopher and essayist. He was known for his pessimism, skepticism, nihilism and gnosticism. His works often depict an atmosphere of torment, a state that Cioran himself experienced, and came to be dominated by lyricism.

                                               

Stelvio Cipriani

Stelvio Cipriani was an Italian composer. He was born in Rome. He was known for his motion picture soundtracks. His first soundtrack was the spaghetti western The Bounty Killer, followed by a well known score for The Stranger Returns. He was awar ...

                                               

Adamu Ciroma

Adamu Ciroma was a Nigerian politician. Ciroma served as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. He was born in Potiskum, Yobe State. He was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party. Ciroma was a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party P ...

                                               

Janusz Cisek

Janusz Waldemar Cisek was a Polish historian and academic lecturer. Cisek was born in Stalowa Wola, Poland. He was a member of the Polish Peasants Party. Cisek was Executive Director of the Jozef Pilsudski Institute of America from 1992 to 2000. ...

                                               

Jeanne Martin Cisse

Jeanne Martin Cisse was a Guinean teacher and nationalist politician. She served as ambassador to the United Nations and in 1972 was the first woman to serve as President of the United Nations Security Council. She served in the government of Gui ...

                                               

Soumaïla Cisse

Soumaïla Cisse was a Malian politician. He served as the nations Minister of Finance from 1993 to 2000. He stood three times as a presidential candidate, in 2002, 2013 and 2018. He was defeated in a second round of voting each time. He became pre ...

                                               

Andre Citroen

Andre-Gustave Citroen was a French industrialist and freemason of Dutch and Polish Jewish origin. He was the founder of the car company Citroen, but also for his application of double helical gears. Citroen was born on 5 February 1878 in Paris an ...

                                               

Ion Ciubuc

Ion Ciubuc was a Moldovan politician. He was the Prime Minister of Moldova from January 1997 to February 1999. He was born in Hadarauti, Romania. Ciubuc died on January 29, 2018 in Chișinau, Moldova at the age of 74.

                                               

Francesc Xavier Ciuraneta Aymi

Francesc Xavier Ciuraneta Aymi was a Spanish Roman Catholic prelate. He was born in La Palma dEbre, Spain. He was the Bishop of Menorca from 1991 to 1999 and of Lleida from 1999 to 2007. Ciuraneta Aymi died on 11 November 2020 in La Palma dEbre f ...

                                               

Genevieve Claisse

Genevieve Claisse was a French geometrical abstract painter. Her first personal exhibits in the Galerie Caille in Cambrai and Galerie Hybler in Paris in 1958. Her arts were displayed at museums in Oslo and Paris.

                                               

Georges-Emmanuel Clancier

Georges-Emmanuel Clancier was a French poet, novelist, and journalist. He won the Prix Goncourt, the Grand Prize of the Academie française, and the grand prize of the Societe des gens de lettres. From 1955 to 1970, he worked in Paris as secretary ...

                                               

John Clare

John Clare was an English poet. He was the son of a farm labourer. He was known for his poems about the English countryside. His biographer Jonathan Bate states that Clare was "the greatest labouring-class poet that England has ever produced. No ...

                                               

Arnold Clark

Sir John Arnold Clark was a Scottish billionaire businessman. He was the chairman and chief executive of Arnold Clark Group. In April 2015, the company celebrated its 60th year in business. He was born in Glasgow. His estimated fortune in 2016 wa ...

                                               

Colin Clark (economist)

Colin Grant Clark was a British-Australian economist and statistician. He worked in both the United Kingdom and Australia. He created the use of gross national product as the basis for studying national economies. He was on the Council of the Eco ...

                                               

Jim Clark (movie editor)

Jim Clark was a British movie editor with more than forty feature-movie credits from 1956 to 2008. Clark has also directed eight features and short movies. His best-known works are Midnight Cowboy, Marathon Man, The Killing Fields, and Vera Drake ...

                                               

Louis Clark

Louis Clark was an English music arranger and keyboard player. In 1977, Clark arranged the music of Renaissance for their Albert Hall concert with the RPO. In the early 1980s, he conducted the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on a series of records u ...

                                               

Robert Curtis Clark

Robert Curtis "Bob" Clark was a Canadian teacher, civil servant and politician. He was in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1960 to 1981. He was Leader of the Alberta Social Credit Party and Leader of the Official Opposition. He was born i ...

                                               

Steve Clark

Stephen Maynard Clark was an English singer-songwriter, musician and recording artist. He was best known co-lead guitarist and a main songwriter for the hard rock band Def Leppard from 1978 until his death. Clark was born in Hillsborough, Sheffie ...

                                               

Austin Clarke (novelist)

Austin Ardinel Chesterfield "Tom" Clarke was a Barbadian-Canadian novelist, essayist and short story writer. He worked in Toronto, Ontario. Clarke was a reporter in the Ontario communities of Timmins and Kirkland Lake before joining the Canadian ...

                                               

Charles Kirk Clarke

Charles Kirk Clarke was a psychiatrist who had a big role in Canadian politics. He was born in Elora, Ontario, to a former parliamentarian. He went to college at the University of Toronto in 1879. He later went on to found the Canadian National C ...

                                               

Eddie Clarke

Edward Allan Clarke, better known as Fast Eddie Clarke, was a British guitarist. He was a member of heavy metal bands Fastway and Motorhead. Of Motorheads classic lineup, which was made up of Lemmy, himself and Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor, he wa ...

                                               

Ellis Clarke

Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke, TC, GCMG was a Trinidadian politician. He was the second and last Governor-General of Trinidad and Tobago and the first President of Trinidad and Tobago. He was one of the people who created Trinidad and Tobago ...

                                               

Harry Clarke

Henry Patrick Clarke was an Irish stained-glass artist and book illustrator. He was an important person in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement.

                                               

Rachel Clarke

Dr Rachel Clarke is a published author and medical doctor specialising in palliative care for the NHS in England. From 2015 Dr Clarke has had an active voice in the debate regarding junior doctors pay rights in the United Kingdom, apearing in mul ...

                                               

Ron Clarke

Ronald William Ron Clarke AO MBE was an Australian athlete, writer, and politician. He served as Mayor of the Gold Coast from 25 March 2004 until 27 February 2012. He was a world record holder and won a bronze medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics in ...

                                               

Albert Claude

Albert Claude was a Belgian biologist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974 with Christian de Duve and George Emil Palade. He went to the University of Liege. In the summer of 1929 he joined the Rockefeller Institute. He wo ...

                                               

Claudius Aelianus

Claudius Aelianus was a teacher from Latium. He was born around the year 170. He died after 220. Even though he was from Rome, he wrote in Greek. In English, he is often referred to as Aelian.

                                               

Carl von Clausewitz

Carl Philipp Gottlieb von Clausewitz was a Prussian general who fought in the Napoleonic Wars. He joined the Russian Army to fight against the French invasion of Russia. Later, he wrote about war and the military. He wrote the book On War, in whi ...

                                               

Bernard Cleary

Bernard Cleary was a Canadian politician. He was born in Mashteuiatsh, Quebec. Cleary was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2004 Canadian federal election. He was the Bloc Quebecois member of parliament for the riding of Loui ...

                                               

Michael J. Cleary

Michael J. Cleary was an Irish-born Gambian Roman Catholic prelate. He was the Roman Catholic Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Banjul in Gambia. He was born in Brickens, County Mayo, Ireland. Cleary was made a priest on 29 June 1952. On 24 Janua ...

                                               

Johnny Clegg

Juluka were able to tour in Europe. They had two platinum and five gold albums. They were an international success. The Savuka album Shadow Man sold 250.000 copies within a week after its release. It went on to sell more than 1.000.000 copies in ...

                                               

Brian Clemens

Brian Horace Clemens OBE was an English screenwriter and television producer. He was best known for his work on the television shows The Avengers and The Professionals. He also wrote and producer the movie Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde. Clemens was ...

                                               

Pope Clement V

Pope Clement V, born Bertrand de Got, was a French cleric of the Roman Catholic Church and the 196th Pope from 1305 until his death. He was the first of the seven popes who lived in Avignon in France.

                                               

Pascal Clement

Pascal Clement was a French politician. He was a member of the Union pour un Mouvement Populaire. He was a member of the National Assembly of France from 1978 to 1993, from 1995 to 2005 and from 2007 to 2012. He was Minister of Parliamentary Rela ...

                                               

Wolfgang Clement

Wolfgang Clement was a German politician. Clement was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. He was the 7th Minister President of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia from 27 May 1998 to 22 October 2002 and Federal Minister for Econom ...

                                               

Muzio Clementi

Muzio Clementi was an Italian composer who lived from 1752 to 1832. He was born in Rome, Italy. He was the first composer to write music for the pianoforte which made use of the instruments special features. He was also the first virtuoso perform ...

                                               

Stephen Cleobury

Sir Stephen Cleobury was an English organist and Director of Music. He was known for his works with the Choir of Kings College, Cambridge and the BBC Singers. He was knighted in the 2019 Birthday Honours for services to choral music. Cleobury die ...

                                               

Louis-Nicolas Clerambault

Louis-Nicolas Clerambault was a French organist and composer. Clerambault pronounce" CLAY-ram-bow” came from a musical family. He learned to play the violin and harpsichord when he was young, and also learned the organ, composition and singing. H ...

                                               

Lucien Clergue

Lucien Clergue was a French photographer. He was Chairman of the Academy of Fine Arts, Paris for 2013. Clergue was born in Arles, France. Clergue died in Nimes, France from a long illness, aged 80.

                                               

David Cliche

David Cliche was a Canadian politician. He represented Vimont in the National Assembly of Quebec from 1994 to 2002. He was a member of the Parti Quebecois. After leaving politics, he became an environmental businessman. Cliche was born in Saint-J ...

                                               

Robert Clive

Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive of Plassey, KB, also known as Clive of India, was a British soldier who established British control in Southern India and Bengal. Together with Warren Hastings he was one of the key figures in the creation of British ...

                                               

Jean Cluzel

Jean Cluzel was a French politician. He was born in Moulins, Allier, France. Renowned in the 1980s for his reports about the audiovisual media, he was a member of the Senate between 1971 to 1998. He was a member of the Academie des sciences moral ...

                                               

Henri Coanda

Henri Marie Coanda was an inventor, aerodynamics pioneer and builder of an experimental aircraft from Romania. The Coanda-1910, made by Coanda is sometimes considered to be first jet. This infomration has also created controversies. He invented a ...

                                               

Ronald Coase

Ronald Harry Coase was a British economist. He was a Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Law School. Coase won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1991.

                                               

Anne V. Coates

Anne Voase Coates was a British movie editor with a more than 60-year-long career. She was best known as the editor of David Leans epic movie Lawrence of Arabia in 1962.

                                               

John Coates (general)

Lieutenant General Henry John Coates, AC, MBE was an Australian general. He was a senior officer in the Australian Army. He was Chief of the General Staff from 1990 to 1992. Coates died at his Canberra home on 11 June 2018, aged 85.

                                               

John Coates (producer)

John Coates was a English movie producer who is best known for producing the animated movie The Snowman. Coates was born in 1927 in England. Coates died on September 16, 2012 in his home in Kent, England from cancer, aged 84.

                                               

William Cobbett

William Cobbett was a journalist and Member of Parliament from England. He made many journeys around England. He wrote a book called Rural Rides about what he saw.

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