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Open Cabral, Amílcar, 1921-1973
Cabral, Amílcar, 1921-1973

A Marxist revolutionary and national liberationist, Amilcar Cabral was born in Bafata, Portuguese Guinea, and raised in Cape Verde. His father,

Open Caesar, Julius
Caesar, Julius

100 or 102-44 BC Roman general, statesman and dictator Caesar was a member of the Julii, an ancient patrician family. His aunt was the wife of Marius

Open Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

( kăl´´hōn' ), 1782–1850, American statesman and political philosopher, b. near Abbeville, S.C., grad. Yale, 1804. He was an intellectual giant of

caliphate

( kăl'ĭfāt´´, –fĭt ), the rulership of Islam; caliph( kăl'ĭf´´ ), the spiritual head and temporal ruler of the Islamic state. In principle, Islam is

Callaghan, James, 1912-2005

British Labour politician, prime minister and party leader 1976–79. He became prime minister in April 1976 after the unexpected retirement of Harold

Open Calles, Plutarco Elías, 1877-1945
Calles, Plutarco Elías, 1877-1945

( plōtär'kō ālē'äs kä'yās ), 1877–1945, Mexican statesman, president (1924–28). In 1913 he left schoolteaching to fight with Álvaro Obregón and

Open Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564
Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564

1509–64, French Protestant theologian of the Reformation, b. Noyon, Picardy. Calvin early prepared for an ecclesiastical career; from 1523 to 1528 he

Open Cameron, David, 1966 October 9-
Cameron, David, 1966 October 9-

British Conservative politician, party leader from 2005 and prime minister from 2010. A skilled communicator, he rose rapidly within the Conservative

Open Campaign finance
Campaign finance

Campaign finance refers to the methods and governing rules under which candidates and political parties obtain the funds necessary to organize

Campbell, Alastair, 1957-

UK journalist and Labour Party media strategist. He was appointed to Tony Blair 's staff when Blair became leader of the Labour Party in 1994 and he