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Chess. 7C Indian game evolved from earlier board games with carved pieces. 750 China. 10C Moslems brought to Europe. 1254 banned by Louis IX. [Read more ...]

Chester, Battle. 613. Welsh vs Saxons. [Read more ...]

Chesterton, G.K. 1874-1936. English satirical essayist/novelist: Napoleon of Notting Hill 1904. “Socialism aims to take capital out of the hands of the few and put it into the hands of the fewer-the politicians.” [Read more ...]

Chetniks. 1907-45. Serbian nationalist guerillas. [Read more ...]

Chevalier, Maurice. 1888-1972. French singer and actor. Innocents of Paris 1929. [Read more ...]

Chevreuse, Duchesse de. 1600-79. Plot vs Richelieu. Important role in the Fronde. [Read more ...]

Chevrolet, Louis. 1879-1941. Fndr Chev. Motor Co. 1904. [Read more ...]

Cheyenne. American Plains Indians. [Read more ...]

Chiang Ch’ing. 1914-91. Chinese radical. Mao’s wife. Gang of Four. [Read more ...]

Chiang Kai-shek. 1887-1975. Chinese Kuomintang leader 1928-. In Taiwan 1949-. [Read more ...]

Chicago School. 19C. US architectural style. Skyscrapers. Wright. [Read more ...]

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