(“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.
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 the English at Orléans (1429), was crowned
1697–1745, Holy Roman Emperor (1742–45) during the War of the Austrian Succession
- 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.
- Charles de gaulle
Charles André Joseph Marie [chahrlz ahn-drey joh-zuh f muh-ree;; French sharl ahn-drey zhoh-zef ma-ree] /tʃɑrlz ˈɑn dreɪ ˈdʒoʊ zəf məˈri;; French ʃarl ɑ̃ˈdreɪ ʒoʊˈzɛf maˈri/ (Show IPA), 1890–1970, French general and statesman: president 1959–69.
- Charles doughty
Charles Montagu [mon-tuh-gyoo] /ˈmɒn təˌgyu/ (Show IPA), 1843–1926, English traveler and writer. adjective -tier, -tiest hardy; resolute noun Charles Montagu. 1843–1926, English writer and traveller; author of Travels in Arabia Deserta (1888) adj. Old English dohtig “competent, good, valiant,” from dyhtig “strong,” related to dugan “to be fit, be able, be strong,” and influenced by […]