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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,

Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999

1904–99, American painter, b. N.Y.C.; studied National Academy of Design (1919–26), Art Students' League (1928). From 1933–35 he and painter Jared

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

Cage, John, 1912-1992

1912–92, American composer, b. Los Angeles. A leading figure in the musical avant-garde from the late 1930s, he attended Pomona College and later

Caillebotte, Gustave, 1848-1894

1848-94 French painter and art collector Born in Paris, a naval architect by profession, he began to paint from 1872. He enrolled at the École des

Open Caine, Michael
Caine, Michael

English screen actor. He is a prolific and versatile performer with an enduring Cockney streak. His first major success was in Alfie (1966). He has

Cairns, John, 1922-

Place : United States of America Subject : biography, biology English virologist known for his research into cancer. Cairns was born in Oxford on 21

Caius, John, 1510-1573

English physician and humanist. He was educated at Gonville Hall, Cambridge, and at the University of Padua, Italy, where he studied medicine under

Calatrava, Santiago, 1951-

1951–, Spanish architect, b. Benimamet, near Valencia, grad. Institute of Architecture, Valencia (1974), Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich

Open Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

Alexander Calder is a sculptor who pioneered the use of steel wire and sheets of cut metal in various combinations for radical new compositional,