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Boiling Point (1993 film)
Boiling Point is a 1993 action-thriller film written and directed by James B. Harris, and starring Wesley Snipes, Dennis Hopper, Tobin Bell and Viggo Mortensen.-Plot:

Boiling Point (1998 miniseries)
Boiling Point is a five-part, 1999 Channel 4 documentary miniseries produced by Tim Graham and David Nath for London Weekend Television and following Chef Gordon Ramsay

Boiling Point (film)
Boiling Point Boiling Point Boiling Point (3-4X10月 (san(3) tai yon(4) ekkusu jugatsu, literally: "3 to 4x October") is a 1990 Japanese film written directed, and co-starring Japanese filmmaker Takeshi Kitano. It was his second film as director and first film as a screenwriter

Boin is a Japanese eroge visual novel developed by Crossnet-Pie. is Japanese slang for 'big breasts'. It is followed by its sequel Resort Boin. A DVD player game version was also released.-Reception:

Boing is an Italian TV channel marketed at children and teenagers, produced and broadcast in Italy by Mediaset and TBSE. It is available on digital terrestrial television and digital satellite television.The French and Spanish versions of Boing also launched.

Boink (album)
Boink!! is a rare album by The Replacements. It was released in the UK on the Glass Records label in 1986.The album contained songs previously released on the album Hootenany and the EP Stink

Boire may stand for :* French word for the verb to drink,* Alain Boire , a Quebec politician* Nashua Municipal Airport, also known as Boire Field* first album of singer Miossec,

Bois may refer to:* Bois, Charente-Maritime, France* Les Bois, Switzerland* Landskrona BoIS, a Swedish professional football club* Mathieu Bois, Canadian swimmer

Boji is one of the 180 woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Welega Zone, Boji is bordered on the southwest by Ayra Guliso, on the west by Jarso, on the northwest by Nejo, on the northeast by the Benishangul-Gumuz Region, and on the southeast by Lalo Asabi. Towns in Boji include Bila and Muklemi.Coffee is an important cash crop of this woreda

Bok or BOK may refer to:*BOK , full name BCL2-related ovarian killer* BOK Financial Corporation, headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma*Bank of Oklahoma, a subsidiary* Bok, an animated gargoyle from the Doctor Who serial The Dæmons

BOK (gene)
Bcl-2-related ovarian killer protein is a protein that in humans is encoded by the BOK gene.-Further reading:

Boke (woreda)
Boke is one of the 180 woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Hararghe Zone, Boke is bordered on the south by the Shabelle River which separates it from the Bale Zone, on the southwest by Darolebu, on the northwest by Habro, on the northeast by Kuni, and on the east by the Galetti River which separates it from the Misraq Hararghe Zone

The Bokmakierie is a bushshrike. This family of passerine birds is closely related to the true shrikes in the family Laniidae, and was once included in that group

Boku (software)
Kodu, originally named Boku, is a programming integrated development environment by Microsoft's FUSE Labs. It runs on Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows XP, Vista and 7. It was released on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace on June 30, 2009

Bola, from Spanish and Portuguese meaning ball, may refer to:* Bolas, throwing weapon made of weights on the ends of interconnected cord* Bola , a volcano on the island of New Britain in Papua New Guinea* Bola, Togo

Bola (volcano)
The Bola volcano, also known as Wangore, is an andesitic stratovolcano, located southwest of the Dakataua caldera. It is 1115 metres tall and has a 400 meter wide summit crater. When Bola erupts, it emits a foul sulfuric oder.

The Bolbitiaceae are a family of basidiomycete fungi. There are 17 genera and 171 species in the family.-Description:This family is of mushrooms that have a hymenium on gills, brown spores and a hymenoderm pileipellis.-Differences in genera:

Bolca is a village in the Veneto, on the southern margin of the Italian Alps. It is a frazione of the comune of Vestenanova, in the province of Verona. The area is famous for the marine fossils from the lagerstätte of Monte Bolca

Boldface (disambiguation)
Boldface may refer to:* A type of emphasis in typography* Boldface pointclass, a concept in descriptive set theory

Bolding may refer to:*Bolding, Arkansas*Justis Bolding

Boldness is an opposite of being shy. A bold person may be willing to risk shame or rejection in social situations, and willing to bend rules of etiquette or politeness. An excessively bold person could aggressively ask for money, or persistently push a person to fulfill some request, and so on

-Geographical locations:* Bole District, Ghana* Bole, Ghana, town* Bole, Nottinghamshire, England* Bole International Airport * Bole, Xinjiang, China-Other:* Bole2Harlem, an Ethiopian hip hop fusion band* Bole , a unit of momentum

Bole (color)
Bole is a shade of brown. There is an English word bole meaning the trunk of a tree, but according to the American Heritage Dictionary, this word is simply a homograph/homophone that does not share the etymological origin of the color word bole , which derives from Latin bōlus and refers to a kind of soft fine clay whose reddish-brown varieties are used as

Bolero (album)
Bolero, is Mr. Children's 6th studio album and was released on March 5, 1997. The album debuted at the number-one position on Oricon weekly charts, with the first week sales of over 1,734,000 copies. It sold over 471,000 copies in the next week, but was ranked at No

-People:* Dennis Coleridge Boles , soldier and Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom* John Boles , American film actor* John Boles , American sports shooter

Boletus is a genus of mushroom, comprising over 100 species. The genus Boletus was originally broadly defined and described by Elias Magnus Fries in 1821, essentially containing all fungi with pores

Bolivia (film)
Bolivia is an Argentine and Dutch drama film directed by Israel Adrián Caetano, his first feature-length film. The screenplay is written by Caetano, based upon the Romina Lafranchini story, about his wife

Bolivian may refer to:* Something of, or related to Bolivia** Demographics of Bolivia** Culture of BoliviaBolivian is a citizen of Bolivia

The boll is an obsolete unit formerly used for grain.Boll or Böll is a German surname. Notable people with the surname include:* Buzz Boll , Canadian ice hockey player* Don Boll , American football player

Protein boule-like is a protein that in humans is encoded by the BOLL gene.- Function :This gene belongs to the DAZ gene family required for germ cell development. It encodes an RNA-binding protein which is more similar to Drosophila Boule than to human proteins encoded by genes DAZ or DAZL

A bollard is a short vertical post. Originally it meant a post used on a ship or a quay, principally for mooring. The word now also describes a variety of structures to control or direct road traffic, such as posts arranged in a line to obstruct the passage of motor vehicles

Bollard (disambiguation)
A bollard is a short vertical post used for traffic control.Bollard may also refer to:-People:* Alan Bollard , the current governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Bolle may refer to :* Carl Bolle , a German naturalist whose standard abbreviation as a botanist is "Bolle"** Bolle's Pigeon, named after the naturalist

Bollo or bollo may be:* Bollo, a character from The Mighty Boosh television series* An Italian revenue stamp, referred to as a marca da bollo in Italy

"Bollocks" is a word of Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning "testicles". The word is often used figuratively in British English and Hiberno-English, as a noun to mean "nonsense", an expletive following a minor accident or misfortune, or an adjective to mean "poor quality" or "useless"

Bollywood is the informal term popularly used for the Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai , Maharashtra, India. The term is often incorrectly used to refer to the whole of Indian cinema; it is only a part of the total Indian film industry, which includes other production centers producing films in regional languages

Bollywood (Indian comic)
Bollywood is a comic book created by Illustrated Orchids, based upon the Bollywood film industry and its stars. It will be available in Singapore, India, Malaysia and Europe.-See also:*Mythology*Santa Banta & Trendy*Hawk*Diamond Comics*Raj Comics

Bolo may refer to:* Bolo bat, a child's toy* Bolo knife, a Filipino knife similar to the machete* Bolo punch, a wide sweeping lower cut used in boxing* Bolo tie, decorative string tie

Bolo (footballer)
Jon Andoni Pérez Alonso, aka Bolo , is a retired Spanish footballer who played as a centre forward.

Bologna (disambiguation)
-Places:*Bologna, a city in Italy*the Province of Bologna*Bologne, Haute-Marne, France-People:*Giambologna , Italian sculptor otherwise known as Giovanni da Bologna*Vitale da Bologna , Italian painter

Bolognese (dog)
The Bolognese is a small breed of dog of the Bichon type, originating in Italy. The name refers to the northern Italian city of Bologna.-Appearance:

A bolognini was a unit of currency in renaissance Venice, Italy. One bolognini was equal to 1/100 of a ducat. Bolognini is the name of:*Ennio Bolognini , cellist*Mauro Bolognini , film director

Bolometric Correction
In astronomy, a bolometric correction is a correction that must be made to the absolute magnitude of an object in order to convert an object's visible magnitude to its bolometric magnitude. Mathematically, such a calculation can be expressed: BC = M_b - M_v\!\,

The Bolsheviks, originally also Bolshevists , derived from bol'shinstvo, "majority") were a faction of the Marxist Russian Social Democratic Labour Party which split apart from the Menshevik faction at the Second Party Congress in 1903.

A bolster is a long narrow pillow or cushion filled with cotton, down, or fibre. In western countries, it is usually placed at the head of bed and functions as head or back support

Bolster (disambiguation)
A bolster is a type of pillow or cushion.Bolster may also refer to:* Bolster , the thick metal portion of a knife joining the handle and the blade* Bolster the Giant, a giant in Cornish legend* Span bolster, a rail technology

-Fasteners:*A cap screw, as used in a bolted joint*Screw, a cylindrical threaded fastener*Dead bolt, a kind of locking mechanism*Bolt , an anchor point used in rock climbing-Weaponry:*Bolt , a mechanism used in firearms

Bolt (1994 film)
Bolt is a 1994 drama film starring Richard Grieco in the title role as a New Jersey biker. After fleeing west to escape a gang war, Bolt becomes romantically involved with Native American Patty Deerheart , and is compelled to battle to protect her family from a land runner

Bolt (surname)
-List of people with the surname Bolt:* Andrew Bolt, Australian newspaper columnist* Bruce Bolt, American professor of Earth and planetary science* George Bolt, New Zealand aviator*Herbert Bolt, Australian rugby league footballer and WWI soldier

Bolting (disambiguation)
Bolting may refer to:*Bolting , which can describe either of two different types of behaviour in horses*Bolting , a growth behaviour in plants

Bolting (horse)
Bolting when referring to equidae, generally refers to two different equine behaviors, both undesirable: the practice of running away without control, and the practice of eating food at a dangerously fast rate. However, there are other meanings as well

Bolton (UK Parliament constituency)
Bolton was a borough constituency centred on the town of Bolton in the county of Lancashire. It returned two Members of Parliament to the House of Commons for the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the bloc vote system.

-Medicine:* Bolus , the administration of a drug, medication or other substance in the form of a single, large dose* Bolus , a tissue equivalent substance used in radiation therapy

Bolus (digestion)
In digestion, a bolus is a mass of food that has been chewed at the point of swallowing. Once a bolus reaches the stomach, digestion begins.

Bolus (medicine)
In medicine, a bolus is the administration of a medication, drug or other compound that is given to raise its concentration in blood to an effective level

Bolzano (disambiguation)
Bolzano may refer to:*Bolzano , capital city of South Tyrol, Italy*Bolzano Novarese, a commune in the Province of Novara, Italy*Bolzano Vicentino, a commune in the Province of Vicenza, Italy

BOM (psychedelic)
BOM, or 3,4,5,beta-tetramethoxyphenethylamine, is a lesser-known psychedelic drug. It is the beta-methoxy analog of Mescaline. BOM was first synthesized by Alexander Shulgin. In his book PiHKAL , the minimum dosage is listed as 200 mg, and the duration unknown. BOM produces few to no effects

A bomb is any of a range of explosive weapons that only rely on the exothermic reaction of an explosive material to provide an extremely sudden and violent release of energy

Bomb (meteorology)
Bomb is a meteorological term for a baroclinic low pressure area characterized by a rapid pressure fall of at least 24 millibars in 24 hours. It is applied only to cold-air storms

Bombard may refer to:*The act of carrying out a bombardment*Bombard , a type of late medieval siege weapon.*Bombard , a contemporary double reed instrument used to play traditional Breton music.

Bombardier beetle
Bombardier beetles are ground beetles in the tribes Brachinini, Paussini, Ozaenini, or Metriini—more than 500 species altogether—which are most notable for the defense mechanism that gives them their name: When disturbed, the beetle ejects a noxious chemical spray in a rapid burst of pulses from special glands in its abdomen. The ejection is accompanied with a popping sound

A bombardment is an attack by artillery fire directed against fortifications, troops or towns and buildings.Prior to World War I the term term was only applied to the bombardment of defenceless or undefended objects, houses, public buildings, it was only loosely employed to describe artillery attacks upon forts or fortified positions in preparation for assaults by infantry

Bombay (ship)
Several ships have been named after Bombay :*1742 - Sloop of the Bengal Pilot Service as a non-combatant vessel*1750 - Grab armed cruiser of 32 guns

Bombo may refer to:In geography:*Bombo, New South Wales, a suburb of the Municipality of Kiama*Bombo, Uganda, a town in Luwero District, Uganda*Bombo, Tanzania, in Same District, TanzaniaIn music:*Spanish or Portuguese word for bass drum

Bombo (musical)
Bombo is a Broadway musical with a book and lyrics by Harold R. Atteridge and music by Sigmund Romberg.Produced by Lee Shubert and J. J. Shubert, the Broadway production, staged by J. C. Huffman, opened on October 6, 1921 at the Jolson Theatre, where it ran for 219 performances

Character education
Character education is an umbrella term loosely used to describe the teaching of children in a manner that will help them develop variously as moral, civic, good, mannered, behaved, non-bullying, healthy, critical, successful, traditional, compliant and/ or socially acceptable beings

Charadriiformes is a diverse order of small to medium-large birds. It includes about 350 species and has members in all parts of the world. Most Charadriiformes live near water and eat invertebrates or other small animals; however, some are pelagic , some occupy deserts and a few are found in thick forest.-Systematics:.The order was formerly divided into three

Charan Singh (guru)
Maharaj Charan Singh Ji was a Sant Satguru from India. He became the fifth Satguru of Radha Soami Satsang Beas in 1951 following the death of Sardar Bahadur Jagat Singh, and served until his death at the age of 73.

The charango is a small Andean stringed instrument of the lute family, 66 cm long, traditionally made with the shell of the back of an armadillo. Primarily played in traditional Andean music, and is sometimes used by other Latin American musicians. Many contemporary charangos are now made with different types of wood

Chard, Somerset
Chard is a town and civil parish in the Somerset county of England. It lies on the A30 road near the Devon border, south west of Yeovil. The parish has a population of approximately 12,000 and, at an elevation of , it is the southernmost and highest town in Somerset

Charge transfer complex
A charge-transfer complex or electron-donor-acceptor complex is an association of two or more molecules, or of different parts of one very large molecule, in which a fraction of electronic charge is transferred between the molecular entities. The resulting electrostatic attraction provides a stabilizing force for the molecular complex

Charing Cross Hospital
Charing Cross Hospital is a general, acute hospital located in London, United Kingdom and established in 1818. It is located several miles to the west of the city centre in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Charing Cross railway station
Charing Cross railway station, also known as London Charing Cross, is a central London railway terminus in the City of Westminster, England. It is one of 18 stations managed by Network Rail, and trains serving it are operated by Southeastern

The chariot is a type of horse carriage used in both peace and war as the chief vehicle of many ancient peoples. Ox carts, proto-chariots, were built by the Proto-Indo-Europeans and also built in Mesopotamia as early as 3000 BC. The original horse chariot was a fast, light, open, two wheeled conveyance drawn by two or more horses hitched side by side

Chariot racing
Chariot racing was one of the most popular ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine sports. Chariot racing was often dangerous to both driver and horse as they frequently suffered serious injury and even death, but generated strong spectator enthusiasm

Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire is a 1981 British film. It tells the fact-based story of two athletes in the 1924 Olympics: Eric Liddell, a devout Scottish Christian who runs for the glory of God, and Harold Abrahams, an English Jew who runs to overcome prejudice.

Chariots of the Gods
Chariots of the Gods? Unsolved Mysteries of the Past is a book written in 1968 by Erich von Däniken

The term charisma has two senses: 1) compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others, 2) a divinely conferred power or talent. For some theological usages the term is rendered charism, with a meaning the same as sense 2

Charitable organization
A charitable organization is a type of non-profit organization . It differs from other types of NPOs in that it centers on philanthropic goals A charitable organization is a type of non-profit organization (NPO). It differs from other types of NPOs in that it centers on philanthropic goals A charitable organization is a type of non-profit organization (NPO). It differs from other types of NPOs in that it centers on philanthropic goals (e.g

In Greek mythology, a Charis is one of several Charites , goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility. They ordinarily numbered three, from youngest to oldest: Aglaea , Euphrosyne , and Thalia . In Roman mythology they were known as the Gratiae, the "Graces"

Charity Commission
The Charity Commission for England and Wales is the non-ministerial government department that regulates registered charities in England and Wales.

Charlecote Park
Charlecote Park is a grand 16th century country house, surrounded by its own deer park, on the banks of the River Avon in Wellesbourne, about east of Stratford-upon-Avon and south of Warwick, Warwickshire, England. It has been administered by the National Trust since 1946 and is open to the public

Charlemagne was King of the Franks from 768 and Emperor of the Romans from 800 to his death in 814. He expanded the Frankish kingdom into an empire that incorporated much of Western and Central Europe. During his reign, he conquered Italy and was crowned by Pope Leo III on 25 December 800

Charlene Gonzales
Charlene Mae Gonzales Bonnin Muhlach is a television and film personality and former beauty queen from the Philippines. Gonzalez won the Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 1994 title and represented her country at the Miss Universe 1994 pageant held in Manila, where she won the Best National Costume award and was one of the top 6 finalists.Born to actor Bernard Bonnin and model Elvira

Charles Albright
Charles Frederick Albright is a serial killer from Dallas, Texas, convicted of killing three women in 1991.- Early life :

Charles Alexander Harris
Sir Charles Alexander Harris was a British colonial administrator, Governor of Newfoundland from 1917 to 1922.Harris graduated from Christ's College, Cambridge in 1878

Charles Allan Gilbert
Charles Allan Gilbert , better known as C. Allan Gilbert, was a prominent American illustrator. He is especially remembered for a widely published drawing titled All Is Vanity

Charles Allston Collins
thumb|Convent Thoughts by CollinsCharles Allston Collins was a British painter, writer and illustrator associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.-Early years:

Charles Babbage
Charles Babbage, FRS was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer who originated the concept of a programmable computer

Charles Bianconi
-Life and work:Born Carlo Bianconi in Costa Masnaga on September 24, 1786, he moved from an area poised to fall to Napoleon and travelled to Ireland in 1802, via England, just four years after the 1798 rebellion. At the time, British fear of continental invasion resulted in an acute sense of insecurity and additional restrictions on the admission of foreigners

Charles Birkin
Sir Charles Lloyd Birkin, 5th Baronet was an English author of horror short stories and the editor of the Creeps Library of anthologies

Charles Bolles
Charles Earl Bowles , better known as Black Bart, was an English-born American Old West outlaw noted for his poetic messages left after two of his robberies. Also known as Charles Bolton, C.E

Charles Booth (philanthropist)
Charles Booth was an English philanthropist and social researcher. He is most famed for his innovative work on documenting working class life in London at the end of the 19th century, work that along with that of Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree influenced government intervention against poverty in the early 20th century.-Early life:Charles Booth was born

Charles Bronson
Charles Bronson , born Charles Dennis Buchinsky was an American actor, best-known for such films as Once Upon a Time in the West, The Magnificent Seven, The Dirty Dozen, The Great Escape, Rider on the Rain, The Mechanic, and the popular Death Wish series

Charles Bukowski
Henry Charles Bukowski was an American poet, novelist and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural and economic ambience of his home city of Los Angeles

Charles Burns (cartoonist)
Charles Burns is an American cartoonist, illustrator and film director.-Life:Burns is renowned for his meticulous, high-contrast and creepy artwork and stories. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, painter Susan Moore, and their two daughters Ava and Rae-Rae.His father was an oceanographer for the government

Charles C. Krulak
General Charles Chandler Krulak served as the 31st Commandant of the Marine Corps from July 1, 1995 to June 30, 1999. He is the son of Lieutenant General Victor H. "Brute" Krulak, USMC, who served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam

Charles Caldwell Ryrie
Charles Caldwell Ryrie is a Christian writer and theologian who served as professor of systematic theology and dean of doctoral studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and as president and professor at what is now Philadelphia Biblical University

Charles Chetwynd-Talbot, 20th Earl of Shrewsbury
Major Charles Henry John Chetwynd-Talbot, 20th Earl of Shrewsbury, 20th Earl of Waterford, 5th Earl Talbot , was a British peer.Talbot was the only son and heir of the Charles Chetwynd-Talbot, 19th Earl of Shrewsbury

Charles Clerke
Captain Charles Clerke RN was an officer in the Royal Navy who sailed on four voyages of exploration.Clerke started studying at the Royal Naval Academy in Portsmouth when he was 13. During the Seven Years' War he served aboard HMS Dorsetshire and HMS Bellona

Charles Coburn
Charles Douville Coburn was an American film and theater actor.-Biography:Coburn was born in Macon, Georgia, the son of Scots-Irish Americans Emma Louise Sprigman and Moses Douville Coburn. Growing up in Savannah, he started out doing odd jobs at the local Savannah Theater, handing out programs, ushering, or being the doorman

Charles Colson
Charles Wendell "Chuck" Colson is a Christian leader, cultural commentator, and former Special Counsel for President Richard Nixon from 1969 to 1973.

Charles Conder
Charles Edward Conder was an English-born painter, lithographer and designer. He emigrated to Australia and was a key figure in the Heidelberg School, arguably the beginning of a distinctively Australian tradition in Western art.-Early life:Conder was born in Tottenham, Middlesex, the second son, of six children, of James Conder, civil engineer

Charles Cooley
Charles Horton Cooley was an American sociologist and the son of Thomas M. Cooley. He studied and went on to teach economics and sociology at the University of Michigan, and he was a founding member and the eighth president of the American Sociological Association

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG , styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 and 1792, was a British Army officer and colonial administrator

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
Charles Cotesworth “C. C.” Pinckney , was an early American statesman of South Carolina, Revolutionary War veteran, and delegate to the Constitutional Convention. He was twice nominated by the Federalist Party as their presidential candidate, but he did not win either election.-Early life and family:Charles C

Charles Crocker
Charles Crocker was an American railroad executive.-Early years:Crocker was born in Troy, New York, to a modest family and moved to an Indiana farm at age 14. He soon became independent, working on several farms, a sawmill, and at an iron forge. In 1845 he founded a small, independent iron forge of his own

Charles Cruft (general)
Charles Cruft was a teacher, lawyer, railroad executive, and a Union general during the American Civil War.-Biography:

Charles Daniels (tenor)
Charles Daniels is an English tenor, particularly noted for his performances of baroque music. He is a frequent soloist with The King's Consort, and has made over 25 recordings with the ensemble on the Hyperion label.-Biography:

Charles Darwin
Charles Robert Darwin FRS was an English naturalist. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestry, and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection.He published his theory with compelling evidence for

Charles de Foucauld
Charles Eugène de Foucauld was a French Catholic religious and priest living among the Tuareg in the Sahara in Algeria. He was assassinated in 1916 outside the door of the fort he built for protection of the Tuareg and is considered by the Catholic Church to be a martyr

Charles de Gaulle
Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle was a French general and statesman who led the Free French Forces during World War II. He later founded the French Fifth Republic in 1958 and served as its first President from 1959 to 1969.

Charles de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu
Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu , generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French social commentator and political thinker who lived during the Enlightenment

Charles Dickens
Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian period. Dickens enjoyed a wider popularity and fame than had any previous author during his lifetime, and he remains popular, having been responsible for some of English literature's most iconic novels and characters.Many of his writings were originally published serially, in

Charles E. Burchfield
Charles Ephraim Burchfield was an American painter and visionary artist, known for his passionate watercolors of nature scenes and townscapes

Charles Edward Stuart
Prince Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Sylvester Severino Maria Stuart commonly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie or The Young Pretender was the second Jacobite pretender to the thrones of Great Britain , and Ireland

Charles F. Hockett
Charles Francis Hockett was an American linguist who developed many influential ideas in American structuralist linguistics. He represents the post-Bloomfieldian phase of structuralism often referred to as "distributionalism" or "taxonomic structuralism"

Charles Ferguson Smith
Charles Ferguson Smith was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and as a Union General in the American Civil War.-Early life and career:

Charles Fisher
Charles Fisher was a politician and jurist of New Brunswick, Canada. Fisher was a leading Reformer of his day who headed the first responsible government in New Brunswick from 1854 to 1861.

Charles Ford (outlaw)
Charles Wilson "Charley" Ford was an outlaw, and member of the James Gang. He was the lesser known brother of Robert Ford, the killer of Jesse James

Charles Fourier
François Marie Charles Fourier was a French philosopher. An influential thinker, some of Fourier's social and moral views, held to be radical in his lifetime, have become main currents in modern society

Charles Fried
Charles Fried is a prominent American jurist and lawyer. He served as United States Solicitor General from 1985 to 1989. He is currently a professor at Harvard Law School.-Early life and education:

Charles Gavan Duffy
Additional Reading*, Allen & Unwin, 1973.*John Mitchel, A Cause Too Many, Aidan Hegarty, Camlane Press.*Thomas Davis, The Thinker and Teacher, Arthur Griffith, M.H. Gill & Son 1922.

Charles Godfrey Leland
Charles Godfrey Leland was an American humorist and folklorist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Princeton University and in Europe.

Charles Goodyear
Charles Goodyear was an American inventor who developed a process to vulcanize rubber in 1839 -- a method that he perfected while living and working in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1844, and for which he received patent number 3633 from the United States Patent Office on June 15, 1844Although Goodyear is often credited with its invention, modern

Charles Gray (actor)
Charles Gray was an English actor who was well-known for roles including the arch-villain Blofeld in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever, Sherlock Holmes' brother Mycroft Holmes in the Granada television series, and as The Criminologist in the cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show in 1975.-Early life:Gray was born Donald

Charles Hamilton Houston
Charles Hamilton Houston was an African American lawyer, Dean of Howard University Law School and NAACP Litigation Director who played a significant role in dismantling the Jim Crow laws and trained future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.Houston was born in Washington, D.C. His father worked as a lawyer

Charles Harrelson
Charles Voyde Harrelson was an American organized crime figure who was convicted of assassinating federal judge John H. Wood, Jr., the first federal judge killed in the 20th century

Charles Hermite
Charles Hermite was a French mathematician who did research on number theory, quadratic forms, invariant theory, orthogonal polynomials, elliptic functions, and algebra.

Charles Hicks
Charles Barney Hicks was an African American advance man, manager, performer, and owner of blackface minstrel troupes composed of African American performers. Hicks himself was a talented minstrel performer who could sing and play challenging roles such as the minstrel-show interlocutor or endmen. However, he was most interested in the business side of minstrelsy

Charles Howard Hinton
Charles Howard Hinton was a British mathematician and writer of science fiction works titled Scientific Romances. He was interested in higher dimensions, particularly the fourth dimension, and is known for coining the word tesseract and for his work on methods of visualising the geometry of higher dimensions

Charles I of England
Charles I was King of England, King of Scotland, and King of Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Charles engaged in a struggle for power with the Parliament of England, attempting to obtain royal revenue whilst Parliament sought to curb his Royal prerogative which Charles believed was divinely ordained

Charles II of England
Charles II was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland.Charles II's father, King Charles I, was executed at Whitehall on 30 January 1649, at the climax of the English Civil War

Charles IV of France
Charles IV, known as the Fair , was the King of France and of Navarre and Count of Champagne from 1322 to his death: he was the last French king of the senior Capetian lineage.

Charles IV of Spain
Charles IV was King of Spain from 14 December 1788 until his abdication on 19 March 1808.-Early life: