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Allan McLeod Cormack

Allan MacLeod Cormack was a South African American Physicist. He is best known for his work on X-ray computed tomography. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1979 for his work. He shared the prize with Godfrey Hounsfield.

Pierre Corneille

Pierre Corneille was a French playwright. He is one of the most famous 17th century French dramatists. Some others are Moliere and Racine. He has been called" the founder of French tragedy” and produced plays for nearly forty years.

John Cornforth

Sir John Warcup "Kappa" Cornforth, Jr., AC, CBE, FRS, FAA was an Australian-British chemist. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1975 for his work on the stereochemistry of enzyme-catalysed reactions. Cornforth died on 14 December 2013 from na ...

Glenn Cornick

Glenn Douglas Barnard Cornick was a British musician. He was the first bass guitar player in the progressive rock band, Jethro Tull. He was born in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire. Cornick died in Hilo, Hawaii, United States, on 29 August 2014 due ...

Charles Cornwallis

Lord Charles Cornwallis was a British general and colonial governor. He is best known for leading the British forces in the American Revolution. His parents were Elizabeth, and Charles Cornwallis, 1st Earl Cornwallis. Cornwallis moved to the 13 c ...

Josep Corominas i Busqueta

Josep Corominas i Busqueta was a Spanish physician and politician. He was a member of the Congress of Deputies from 1989 and 2000. He also was Grand Master of the Spains Grand Lodge from 2002 and 2006. Corominas i Busqueta died in Barcelona on 30 ...

Renato Corona

Renato Tirso Antonio Coronado Corona was a Filipino jurist. He was the 23rd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He served as chief from 2010 until his resignation in 2012.

Francisco Vazquez de Coronado

Francisco Vazquez de Coronado y Lujan was a Spanish conquistador, who visited New Mexico and other parts of what are now the southwestern United States between 1540 and 1542. He died in 1554. He married Beatriz De Estrada, the daughter of a colon ...

Olivier Corpet

Olivier Corpet was a French author and writer. He was co-founder, then director of the Institute for Contemporary Publishing Archives for 24 years. He was born in Paris. Corpet began working as an engineer for the French National Centre for Scien ...

Jean Coralli

Jean Coralli, born Jean Coralli Peracini, was a French dancer and choreographer of Italian background. He debuted in Paris in 1803. He choreographed for Vienna, Milan, Lisbon, and Marseilles. He later held the post of First Ballet Master of the P ...

Chamin Correa

Benjamin Chamin Correa was a Mexican guitarist and record producer. He was born in Mexico City. He was known for recording romantic music. He was a member of the Los Tres Caballeros alongside Roberto Cantoral and Leonel Galvez, beginning in 1954. ...

Charles Correa

Charles Correa was an Indian architect, urban planner and activist. He is known for the creation of modern architecture in post-Independence India. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1972, and second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan in ...

David Corrêa

David Antonio Corrêa was a Brazilian singer-songwriter. His works were Samba, Samba-enredo and Pagode. He was born in São João de Meriti, Rio de Janeiro. His career began in 1972. He created many songs and background music for Rio de Janeiro carn ...

Alberto Cortez

Alberto Cortez was an Argentine singer and songwriter. During his career, he released more than forty albums. In 1960, he famously covered the song "Sucu Sucu". He was born in Rancul, La Pampa Province. Cortez died of a gastrointestinal hemorrhag ...

Renato Corti

Renato Corti was an Italian cardinal and prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was Bishop of Novara from 1990 to 2011. Pope Francis promoted Corti to the rank of cardinal at a consistory on 19 November 2016. He was born in Galbiate, Province o ...

Thomas Coryat

Thomas Coryat was an English traveller and writer of the late Elizabethan times. He is remembered today for two books he wrote about his travels through Europe and parts of Asia. He often travelled on foot to get to far off places. Coryat reached ...

W. T. Cosgrave

William Thomas Cosgrave was an Irish Fine Gael politician. He was President of the Executive Council from 1922 to 1932 and Leader of the Opposition from 1932 to 1944. Cosgrave was Leader of Fine Gael from 1934 to 1944, Leader of Cumann na nGaedhe ...

Dobrica Cosic

Dobrica Cosic was a Serbian writer, theorist and politician. He was the first president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1992 to 1993. He is often known as the "Father of the Nation".

Milein Cosman

Milein Cosman was a German-born British artist. She was born in Gotha, Germany. She was best known for her drawings and prints of leading cultural figures, dancers and musicians in action, such as Francis Bacon, Mikhail Baryshnikov, T. S. Eliot a ...

Francesco Cossiga

Francesco Cossiga was an Italian politician. He was the 8th President of Italy, serving from July 1985 to April 1992. He was the 42nd Prime Minister of Italy, serving from August 1979 to 1980. Cossiga was born in Sassari, Sardinia. He died on 17 ...

Armando Cossutta

Armando Cossutta was an Italian communist politician. After World War II, he became one of the leading members of the party, representing the most pro-Soviet Union tendency. Cossutta was president of the Party of Italian Communists, and Member of ...

Lucina da Costa Gomez-Matheeuws

Lucina Elena da Costa Gomez-Matheeuws was a Dutch Antillean politician for the National Peoples Party. She served as the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles, an office her husband Moises Frumencio da Costa Gomez previously held, briefly in ...

Alfredo Nobre da Costa

Alfredo Jorge Nobre da Costa, GCC, ComC, OMRI, commonly known just by Nobre da Costa dɐ ˈkɔʃtɐ"), was a Portuguese engineer and politician.

Henrique Soares da Costa

Henrique Soares da Costa was a Brazilian Roman Catholic bishop. He was bishop of the diocese of Palmares from 2014 until 2020. He was born in Penedo, Alagoas. Costa died in Recife, Brazil on 18 July 2020 from COVID-19, aged 57.

Mathieu de Costa

Mathieu de Costa was the first known African to come to Canada, in the early 17th century. He was a storekeeper and translator. He spoke many languages including Portuguese, French, Dutch, English, pidgin Basque, his original African language, an ...

Moses Costa

Archbishop Moses M. Costa, C.S.C. was a Bangladeshi Roman Catholic prelate. He was the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh from 2017 until his death. He was born in Dhaka. Costa was ordained a holy priest of the ...

John A. Costello

John Aloysius Costello was an Irish Fine Gael politician. He was Taoiseach from 1948 to 1951 and from 1954 to 1957, Leader of the Opposition from 1951 to 1954 and from 1957 to 1959, and Attorney General of Ireland from 1926 to 1932. He was a Teac ...

Juan Cotino

Juan Gabriel Cotino Ferrer, known as Juan Cotino, was a Spanish businessman and politician. He was a member of the Peoples Party. He was born in Xirivella, Valencia. Cotino was a member of the Congress of Deputies from 2007 to 2014. From 2011 to ...

Robert de Cotte

Robert de Cotte was a French architect-administrator. He introduced the Rococo style. He was a pupil of Jules Hardouin-Mansart. He later became his teachers brother-in-law and his collaborator. De Cotte married Hardouin-Mansarts sister. After Har ...

Joseph Cottet

Joseph Cottet was a Swiss politician. He was born in Bossonnens. He served as a member of the Grand Council of Fribourg for the Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents from 1957 to 1971. Cottet later served in the National Council as a member ...

Flavio Cotti

Flavio Cotti was a Swiss politician. He was born in Prato-Sornico, Switzerland. He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 10 December 1986. He retired on 30 April 1999. He was a member of the Christian Democratic Peoples Party of Sw ...

Bernard Cottret

Bernard Cottret was a French historian and literary scholar. From 1988 to 2002, Bernard Cottret was a member of the steering committee of the Bibliotheque nationale de France. The Academie française awarded several of his books.

Pierre-Marie Coty

Pierre-Marie Coty was an Ivorian Roman Catholic bishop. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1955. He was bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Daloa, Ivory Coast from 1975 to 2005. Coty died on 17 July 2020, aged 92.

Rene Coty

Jules Gustave Rene Coty was President of France from 1954 to 1959. He was the second and last president of the Fourth French Republic.

Pierre de Coubertin

Pierre de Fredy, Baron de Coubertin was a French teacher and historian. He was very interested in physical education and he loved the idea of a gymnasium as the ancient Greeks had, were young and old learned and sported together. He is the founde ...

Amadou Gon Coulibaly

Amadou Gon Coulibaly was an Ivorian politician. He was Prime Minister of Cote dIvoire from January 2017 to his death in July 2020. He was the ruling partys candidate in the 2020 Ivorian presidential election and was seen as the front-runner. Coul ...

Countess Augusta of Reuss-Ebersdorf

Countess Augusta Caroline Sophie Reuss-Ebersdorf was the Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld by marriage. She was born in Saalburg-Ebersdorf. She was the maternal grandmother of Queen Victoria and the paternal grandmother of Albert, Prince Consort.

Constance Georgine, Countess Markiewicz

Constance, Countess Markiewicz, born as Constance Georgine Gore-Booth on February 4, 1868, died July 15, 1927), was an Irish Sinn Fein and Fianna Fail. She was the first woman elected to the British House of Commons, but she did not take her seat ...

Heather Couper

Heather Anita Couper was a British astronomer, broadcaster and science populariser. She served as president of the British Astronomical Association from 1984 to 1986. Couper was born in Wallasey, Cheshire. She studied astrophysics at the Universi ...

François Couperin

François Couperin was a French composer who lived in the Baroque period. Many of his relatives were composers. He is often called François Couperin le Grand because he was the most famous of the Couperin family. He is best known today for his har ...

Charles Court

Sir Charles Walter Michael Court was the 21st Premier of Western Australia from 8 April 1974 to 25 January 1982. He was from the Liberal Party. He became a politician in 1953. His son, Richard, was also a Premier.

Elsimar M. Coutinho

Elsimar Metzker Coutinho was a Brazilian scientist. He was a professor, gynecologist, and television personality. He was born in Pojuca, Bahia. His works helped create the first injectable contraceptive ciclofem. Coutinho died on August 17, 2020 ...

Muriel Casals i Couturier

Muriel Casals i Couturier was a French-born Spanish economist. She was an emeritus professor in the Department of Economics and Historical Economics in the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She was also vicedean of International Relations and C ...

Maurice Couve de Murville

Jacques-Maurice Couve de Murville was a French diplomat and politician. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1958 to 1968 and Prime Minister from 1968 to 1969 under the presidency of General de Gaulle.

Roberta Cowell

Roberta Elizabeth Marshall Cowell was a British racing driver and World War II fighter pilot. She was born in Croydon, Surrey. She was also the first known British transsexual woman to undergo sex reassignment surgery. She died on 11 October 2011 ...

Zelman Cowen

Sir Zelman Cowen AK GCMG GCVO PC QC was an Australian legal scholar and university administrator. He served as the 19th Governor-General of Australia from 1977 to 1982, under Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser. He was the second Jewish person to be Go ...

Abraham Cowley

Abraham Cowley was an English writer, a poet and essayist. He wrote and published his first book of poetry at the young age of fifteen years, when he was still at school. His most famous book was a collection of love poems, The Mistress 1647. Lat ...

Francisco Jose Cox

Francisco Jose Cox Huneeus was a Chilean archbishop of the Catholic Church. He was a member of Schoenstatt Movement. He was Bishop of Chillan from 1975 to 1981 and Coadjutor Archbishop of La Serena from 1985 to 1990 and Archbishop there from 1990 ...

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