(“the Bald”) a.d. 823–877, king of France 840–877; as Charles II, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 875–877.
1500–58, king of Spain 1516–56; as Charles V, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1519–56.
1600–49, king of Great Britain 1625–49 (son of James I).
1887–1922, emperor of Austria 1916–18; as Charles IV, king of Hungary 1916–18.
title as Holy Roman Emperor of Charlemagne See Charlemagne
title as king of France of Charles II (Holy Roman Emperor) See Charles II
title as king of Spain of Charles V (Holy Roman Emperor) See Charles V (sense 2)
title of Charles Stuart 1600–49, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1625–49); son of James I. He ruled for 11 years (1629–40) without parliament, advised by his minister Strafford, until rebellion broke out in Scotland. Conflict with the Long Parliament led to the Civil War and after his defeat at Naseby (1645) he sought refuge with the Scots (1646). He was handed over to the English army under Cromwell (1647) and executed
1887–1922, emperor of Austria, and, as Charles IV, king of Hungary (1916–18). The last ruler of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, he was forced to abdicate at the end of World War I
- Charles chandler
Charles Frederick, 1836–1925, U.S. scientist, educator, and public-health expert. Raymond (Thornton) 1888–1959, U.S. writer of detective novels. a town in central Arizona. noun a dealer in a specified trade or merchandise: corn chandler, ship’s chandler a person who makes or sells candles (Brit, obsolete) a retailer of grocery provisions; shopkeeper noun Raymond (Thornton). 1888–1959, US […]
- Charles coughlin
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 […]