a.d. 690?–741, ruler of the Franks 714–741 (grandfather of Charlemagne).
Charles, Charles Martel.
grandfather of Charlemagne. ?688–741 ad, Frankish ruler of Austrasia (715–41), who checked the Muslim invasion of Europe by defeating the Moors at Poitiers (732)
See Charles Martel
- Charles mayo
Charles Horace, 1865–1939, and his brother William James, 1861–1939, U.S. surgeons. a county in NW Connaught province, in the NW Republic of Ireland. 2084 sq. mi. (5400 sq. km). County seat: Castlebar. noun a county of NW Republic of Ireland, in NW Connacht province, on the Atlantic: has many offshore islands and several large lakes. […]
- Charles’ law
Gay-Lussac’s law. noun the principle that all gases expand equally for the same rise of temperature if they are held at constant pressure: also that the pressures of all gases increase equally for the same rise of temperature if they are held at constant volume. The law is now known to be only true for […]
- Charles simonyi
person Microsoft programmer, most famously responsible for Hungarian Notation. Simonyi was born in Budapest in 1948, and for more than a decade was senior programmer at Microsoft in Redmond. (1999-05-25)
- Charles sumner
Charles, 1811–74, U.S. statesman. James Batcheller [bach-uh-ler] /ˈbætʃ ə lər/ (Show IPA), 1887–1955, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize 1946. William Graham, 1840–1910, U.S. sociologist and economist. a male given name. Sumner Sum·ner (sŭm’nər), James Batcheller. 1887-1955. American biochemist. He shared a 1946 Nobel Prize for his pioneering work on crystallizing enzymes.