Charles Edward (“Father Coughlin”) 1891–1979, U.S. Roman Catholic priest, activist, radio broadcaster, and editor, born in Canada.
- Charles coulomb
Charles Augustin de [sharl oh-gy-stan duh] /ʃarl oʊ güˈstɛ̃ də/ (Show IPA), 1736–1806, French physicist and inventor. noun the derived SI unit of electric charge; the quantity of electricity transported in one second by a current of 1 ampere C noun Charles Augustin de (ʃarl oɡystɛ̃ də). 1736–1806, French physicist: made many discoveries in the […]
- Charles VII
(“Charles the Victorious”) 1403–61, king of France 1422–61 (son of Charles VI). (Charles Albert) 1697–1745, elector of Bavaria 1726–45; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1742–45. noun 1403–61, king of France (1422–61), son of Charles VI. He was excluded from the French throne by the Treaty of Troyes, but following Joan of Arc’s victory over […]
- Charles abbot
Charles Greeley, 1872–1973, U.S. astrophysicist. Also, Ab·bott. a male given name. noun the superior of an abbey of monks related adjective abbatial n. Old English abbod “abbot,” from Latin abbatem (nominative abbas), from Greek abbas, from Aramaic abba, title of honor, literally “the father, my father,” emphatic state of abh “father.” The Latin fem. abbatissa […]
- Charles darwin
Charles (Robert) 1809–82, English naturalist and author. his grandfather, Erasmus, 1731–1802, English naturalist and poet. a seaport in and the capital of Northern Territory, in N Australia.