The Pocket Guide to World History

Coubertin, Pierre. 1863-1937. French educator, Olympics organizer. [Read more ...]

Coué, Émile. 1857-1926. French Positivist psychotherapist. Autosuggestion. “Every day and in every way I am getting better and better.” 1920. [Read more ...]

Coulomb, Charles de. 1736-1806. French naval engineer, defined unit of electricity. Electrical attraction 1785. [Read more ...]

Council of Ten. c1310-1797. Powerful Venetian tribunal. Investigated aristocratic plots vs government. [Read more ...]

Council of the Republic. 1917. Russian provisional government. [Read more ...]

Count. Continental title, equivalent to Earl. [Read more ...]

Counter-Reformation. 1517-1622. Catholic reform that followed the Reformation. Trent. [Read more ...]

Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion. 1746-. Methodist Calvinistic sect. [Read more ...]

Country Party. 1913-. Australian pro-agriculture party. Small but influential in coalition governments. [Read more ...]

Count’s War. 1533-36. Danish war of succession. Confirmed Protestant Reformation and hereditary succession. [Read more ...]

Coup d’État. Overthrow of existing government by force. [Read more ...]

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