(Charles Édouard Jeanneret) 1887–1965, Swiss architect in France.
real name Charles Édouard Jeanneret. 1887–1965, French architect and town planner, born in Switzerland. He is noted for his use of reinforced concrete and for his modular system, which used units of a standard size. His works include Unité d’Habitation at Marseilles (1946–52) and the city of Chandigarh, India (1954)
- Charles Edward Stuart
Stuart, Charles Edward. a member of the royal family that ruled in Scotland from 1371 to 1714 and in England from 1603 to 1714. Charles Edward (“the Young Pretender”or”Bonnie Prince Charlie”) 1720–80, grandson of James II. Also, Stewart. Darnley, Lord Henry. Gilbert, 1755–1828, U.S. painter. Henry, Darnley, Lord Henry Stewart or Stuart. James Ewell Brown […]
- Charles epee
Charles Michel, Abbé de l’, 1712–89, French priest and teacher of the deaf: pioneer in the development of sign language.
- Charles IV
(“Charles the Fair”) 1294–1328, king of France 1322–28. (Charles of Luxembourg) 1316–78, king of Germany 1347–78 and Bohemia 1346–78; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1355–78. Charles I (def 5). Charles III (def 4). noun known as Charles the Fair. 1294–1328, king of France (1322–28): brother of Isabella of France, with whom he intrigued against […]
- Charles II
Charles I (def 2). (“Charles the Fat”) a.d. 809–888, king of France 884–887; as Charles III, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 881–887. 1630–85, king of Great Britain 1660–85 (son of Charles I of England). 1661–1700, king of Spain 1665–1700. noun known as Charles the Bald. 823–877 ad, Holy Roman Emperor (875–877) and, as Charles […]