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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ilhan Cavcav

Ilhan Cavcav was a Turkish businessman. He served as the chairman of Gençlerbirliği, a Football club in Turkey for almost 40 years until his death. He was born in Ankara. He was known for his hard negotiation tactics with the big clubs in Turkey ...

Henry Cavendish

Henry Cavendish FRS was a British scientist. He is famous for discovering hydrogen. Cavendish measured the Earths mass, density and gravitational constant with the Cavendish experiment. He studied at Peterhouse, which is part of the University of ...

Roger Cecil

Roger Cecil was a Welsh painter and mixed media artist. He was born in Abertillery, and studied at Newport College of Art and St Martin’s School of Art. In 1964 he won the David Murray Landscape Award from the Royal Academy. He was known for both ...

Saint Cecilia

Saint Cecilia is the patroness of musicians. At her wedding she "sang in her heart to the Lord". Her feast day is celebrated in the Latin Catholic, Eastern Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches and in the Anglican Communion on November 22. She i ...

Germano Celant

Germano Celant was an Italian art historian, critic and curator. He invented the term "Arte Povera" in 1967 and wrote many articles and books on the subject. He was born in Genoa, Italy.

Pancracio Celdran

Pancracio Celdran Gomariz was a Spanish professor and journalist. He wrote about history and literature of the medieval period. He was born in Murcia. He participated in radio tertulias. He was a contributor to No es un dia cualquiera, a weekend ...

Gustavo Cerati

Gustavo Adrian Cerati Clark was an Argentine rock musician, singer-songwriter, composer and producer. He was best known as the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist of the rock band Soda Stereo from 1982 until 1997. Soda Stereo are considered by ...

Guido Ceronetti

Guido Ceronetti was an Italian poet, philosopher, novelist, translator, journalist and playwright. He was born in Turin, Italy. In 1970, he founded the Theater of the Sensitive. His works are archived at the Cantonal Library of Lugano. He wrote c ...

Vincenzo Cerundolo

Vincenzo Cerundolo was an Italian medical researcher. He was the director of the Medical Research Council Human Immunology Unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital. He was a professor of immunology at the University of Oxford. He was also a Supernumer ...

Claude Chabrol

Claude Henri Jean Chabrol was a French movie director. He was a member of the French New Wave group of filmmakers. He became popular at the end of the 1950s. Chabrol was born in Sardent, France. Like his colleagues Jean-Luc Godard, François Truff ...

Carme Chacon

Carme Maria Chacon Piqueras was a Spanish Socialist politician. Chacon was Minister of Defense from 2008 to 2011 in the cabinet led by Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero. She also served as Minister of Housing from 2007 through 2 ...

Ernst Chain

Sir Ernst Boris Chain, FRS was a German-born British biochemist. He shared the 1945 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, with Alexander Fleming and Howard Florey, for the discovery of penicillin and how it could cure bacterial infections. Later ...

Sudhir Chakraborty

Sudhir Chakravarti was a Indian anthropologist and essayist. He was born in Shibpur, British India. Chakravarti was known for his research works on Folk religion, Lalan Fakir and Cultural Anthropology in Bengal. He spent 30 years researching the ...

Alun Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont

Alun Arthur Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont, was a British politician. He was a retired British Army officer and historian. He was awarded the Efficiency Medal in October 1950. He was a minister in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office from 1964 to 19 ...

Michael Chamberlain

Michael Leigh Chamberlain was a New Zealand-born Australian writer, teacher and pastor. He was best known due to the August 1980 death of his missing daughter Azaria as the result of a dingo attack while camping near Uluru in the Northern Territo ...

Naresh Chandra

Naresh Chandra was an Indian politician. He was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He served as the 20th Cabinet Secretary of India from 1990 through 1992, the 13th Governor of Gujarat from 1995 through 1996 and as the 19th Indian Ambassado ...

Chandragupta Maurya

Chandragupta Maurya was the founder of the Maurya Empire in ancient India. He was born in a humble family, was picked up, taught and counselled by Chanakya – a Hindu Brahmin who wrote the Arthashastra. Together, Chandragupta and Chanakya built on ...

Chang Liyi

This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chang Zhang. Chang Liyi, also known as Jack Chang, was a pilot in the Republic of China Air Force with the rank of major. He was a member of the CIA-trained Black Cat Squadron. His plane was shot down on ...

Chang Myun

Chang Myun was 2nd, 7th Prime Minister of South Korea, 4th Vice President of South Korea. His nickname was Unsuk. He was a special ambassador to the Vatican 1948. In 1949, United States Ambassador to South Korea, May 1950 2nd Prime Minister of So ...

Victor Chang

Victor Peter Chang, AC was an Australian heart surgeon. He was a pioneer of modern heart transplantation. He also helped with the development of an artificial heart valve. He worked at St Vincents Hospital with his team who had high success rates ...

Paul Chapman (musician)

Paul William Tonka Chapman was a Welsh rock guitarist. He was best known for his work in bands such as UFO and Lone Star. Chapman was well known by his nickname "Tonka". He was born in Cardiff, Wales. In July 2006, Chapman joined the American sou ...

Marc Chardonnens

Marc Chardonnens was a Swiss government official. He worked at the Federal Office for Environmental Protection from 1987 to 2004, then at the Federal Office for the Environment, Forests and Landscape. In 2004, he was appointed as head of the envi ...

Manno Charlemagne

Manno Charlemagne was a Haitian political folk singer-songwriter and acoustic guitarist, political activist and politician. He was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He lived abroad in exile twice, both during the 1980s and again during the years 199 ...

Charles III of Spain

Charles III was a king of Spain and the oldest son of Philip V and Elisabeth Farnese. He ruled Spain from 1759 until his death in 1788. After he died, his son, Charles IV, became king. He was also the king of Naples and Sicily from 1734 until 175 ...

Charles IV of France

Charles IV, was the King of France and Navarre and Count of Champagne from 1322 to his death. Charles IV the last French king of the old Capetian line. He was crowned King of France in 1322 at the cathedral in Reims. During his six years as king ...

Charles VI of France

Charles VI of France was King of France from 1380 until his death. He was not a successful king. Often he was not able to rule the country because of mental illness and his wife Queen Isabeau of Bavaria ruled with the help of his brother Louis I ...

Charles XII of Sweden

Charles XII was the king of Sweden from 1697 to 1718. He was born on June 27, 1682. During his time as a king, he tried to expand Swedens empire. He took part in the Nordic War 1700-1721, in which his enemies were Denmark, Poland and Russia. Engl ...

Charles Martel

Charles Martel was a Frankish statesman and military leader who was Duke and Prince of the Franks. He was also Mayor of the Palace. Martel was the de facto ruler of Francia from 718 until his death. Martel was the illegitimate son of the Frankish ...

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