The Pocket Guide to World History

Crimean War. 1853-6. Russian attempt to get a Mediterranean port stopped by Turkey, England, France, Sardinia. Dispute over Holy places in Palestine. [Read more ...]

Cripps Mission. 1942. British attempt to negotiate India’s aid in WWII. [Read more ...]

Crispi, Francesco. 1819-1901. Italian Prime Minister 1887~96. Thousand. [Read more ...]

Crispin and Crispinian, Sts. -c285. Martyred patron saints of shoemakers. [Read more ...]

Cristofori, Bartolomeo. 1655-1731. First piano, c1710. [Read more ...]

Cro-Magnon Man. 30,000BC-. First Homo Sapiens. [Read more ...]

Croatia. Balkans. 812 Croatia. 1089 +Hungary. 1527 Ottoman/Hapsburg. 1918 Yugoslavia. 1920 +Dalmatia. 1941 Independent. 1945 Yugoslavia. 1992 Independent Republic. [Read more ...]

Croce, Benedetto. 1866-1952. Italian statesman, philosopher. Opposed fascism. [Read more ...]

Crockett, Davy. 1786-1836. US frontiersman. Killed at Alamo. [Read more ...]

Croesus. -546BC. Last King of Lydia 560-. [Read more ...]

Crofter. Scottish tenant farmer with right of common pasture. [Read more ...]

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