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James Caballero, mathematician
James Branch Cabell, American novelist and writer (1879 - 1958)
George Washington Cable, American novelist and lecturer (1844 - 1921)
Appius Claudius Caecus, Roman orator (c. 312 BC - 278 BC)
Herb Caen, American journalist, columnist and author (1916 - 1997)
Augustus Caesar, Roman emperor (63 BC - 14 AD)
Irving Caesar, American producer, writer, lyricist and composer (1895 - 1996)
Julius Caesar (Caius Julius Caesar), Roman general, statesman, writer and orator (100 BC - 44 BC)
John Cage, American composer, poet, essayist, painter and pianist (1912 - 1992)
James M. Cain, American novelist (1892 - 1977)
Sir Hall Caine, English novelist (1853 - 1931)
Lynn Caine, American writer and lecturer (1927 - 1987)
Michael Caine, English actor (1933 - )
Alexander Calder, American sculptor (1898 - 1976)
Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Spanish dramatist (1600 - 1681)
Mary Steichen Calderone, American physician and author (1904 - 1998)
Erskine Caldwell, American novelist (1903 - )
Sarah Caldwell, American opera conductor, producer and impresario (1924 - )
Taylor Caldwell, English novelist (1900 - 1985)
John C. Calhoun, American statesman (1782 - 1850)
Caius Caesar Caligula, Roman emperor (12 - 41)
Hortense Calisher, American writer (1911 - )
Antonio Callado, Brazilian novelist (1917 - 1997)
James Callaghan, English labour party leader (1912 - )
Maria Callas, American opera singer (1923 - 1977)
Callimachus, Greek poet and grammarian (about 260 BC)
Charles Stuart Calverley, English poet (1831 - 1884)
John Calvin, French theologian and ecclesiastical statesman (1509 - 1564)
Italo Calvino, Italian novelist and short-story writer (1923 - 1985)
Richard Owen Cambridge, English poet (1717 - 1802)
Lieut.-Gen. Pierre Jacques E. baron de Cambronne, French soldier under Napoleon at Waterloo (1770 - 1842)
William Camden, English antiquary historian (1551 - 1623)
Julia Margaret Cameron, English photographer (1815 - 1879)
Emile Cammaerts, Belgian English essayist, translator and poet (1878 - 1953)
Luis de Camoens, Portuguese epic poet (1525 - 1579)
Lord John Campbell, Scottish statesman, writer and Lord Chancellor of England (1779 - 1861)
Joseph Campbell, American author and editor (1904 - 1987)
Mrs. Patrick Campbell, English actress (1865 - 1940)
Thomas Campbell, Scottish poet (1777 - 1844)
Thomas Campion, English poet, composer and physician (1567 - 1620)
Jean Gilbert de Campistron, French dramatist (1656 - 1723)
Albert Camus, French philosopher, novelist and dramatist (1913 - 1960)
Vincent Canby, American journalist and critic (1924 - )
Elias Canetti, Swiss (Bulgarian-born) author (1905 - 1994)
George Canning, English statesman (1770 - 1827)
Francois C. Canrobert, French marshal (1809 - 1895)
Eric Cantona, French footballer (1966 - )
King Canute, Danish king of England (994? - 1035)
Cao Cao, Chinese legendary warlord of the Three Kingdoms period (155 - 220)
Robert Capa, American (Hungarian-born) photojournalist (1913 - 1954)
Joseph Capen, clergyman (19th century)
Al Capone, American gangster (1899 - 1947)
Truman Capote, American novelist and short-story writer (1924 - 1984)
Al Capp, American cartoonist (creator of "Li'l Abner") (1909 - 1979)
Frank Capra, American director (1897 - 1991)
Marquis Francesco Caraccioli, Italian prince of Naples and admiral (1752 - 1790)
Cardinal Carafa, legate of Paul IV
Benjamin Cardozo, American supreme court justice and writer (1870 - 1938)
Lady Elizabeth Carew (or Cary or Carey), English writer (alive 1590)
Richard Carew, English poet (1555 - 1620)
Thomas Carew, English poet and courtier (1589 - 1639)
Henry Carey, English musician and poet (1700 - 1743)
Will Carleton, American poet (1845 - 1912)
George Carlin, American comedian (1937 - )
Thomas Carlyle, Scottish essayist and philosopher (1795 - 1881)
Bliss Carman, Canadian poet and journalist (1861 - 1929)
R.D. Carmichael, mathematician
Stokely Carmichael, American civil rights leader (1941 - 1998)
Alexandra Carnacchi (a/k/a Weyaka), American daughter of Ambrose Redmoon (1962 - )
Andrew Carnegie, American industrialist and philanthropist (1835 - 1919)
Dale Carnegie, American writer and lecturer (1888 - 1955)
Julia A. Fletcher Carney, American teacher and poet (1823(4) - 1908)
Joseph Edwards Carpenter, English poet and song writer (1813 - 1885)
Joseph Estlin Carpenter, English Unitarian scholar (1844 - 1927)
Karen Carpenter, American singer (1950 - 1983)
Liz Carpenter, American writer and feminist (1920 - )
Lope Felix de Vega Carpio ("Tome Burguillos"), Spanish poet and dramatist (1562 - 1635)
Emily Carr, Canadian artist and writer (1871 - 1945)
Alexis Carrel, American surgeon and biologist (1873 - 1944)
Armand Carrel, French journalist and historian (1800 - 1836)
Lewis Carroll, English author (pseudonym of Rev. Charles L. Dodgson) (1832 - 1898)
William Herbert Carruth, American professor, editor and poet (1859 - 1924)
Guy Wetmore Carryl, American humorist and poet (1873 - 1904)
Johnny Carson, American talk show host and comedian (1925 - )
Rachel L. Carson, American zoologist (1907 - 1964)
Angela Carter, English novelist and short-story writer (1940 - 1992)
Betty Carter, American jazz singer (1929 - 1998)
James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, American 39th president of U.S. (1924 - )
Lillian Carter, American nurse and first mother (1898 - 1983)
Rosalynn Carter, American first lady (1927 - )
Cherie Carter-Scott, Ph.D.
Barbara Cartland, English novelist (1901 - )
John Cartwright, English political reformer (1740 - 1824)
William Cartwright, English poet (1611 - 1643)
George Washington Carver, American chemist and educator (1864 - 1903)
Alice Cary, American poet (1820 - 1871)
Henry Francis Cary, English poet and translator (1772 - 1844)
Joyce Cary, English novelist (1888 - 1957)
Phebe Cary, American poet (1824 - 1871)
Pablo Casals, Spanish cellist and conductor (1876 - 1973)
Florence E. Casaubon, Swiss-English scholar (1599 - 1671)
Elizabeth York Case, American verse writer (1840? - 1911)
Johnny Cash, American singer and song writer (1932 - )
Pat Cash, American tennis player (1965 - )
Billy Casper, American golfer (1931 - )
A.M. Cassandre, French illustrator (1901 - 1968)
Carlos A. Castaneda, American anthropologist and writer (1931 - )
Marquis Edouard de Curieres de Castelnau, French general, "Savior of Nancy" (1851 - 1944)
Fidel Castro, Cuban statesman and leader (1926 - )
Willa Sibert Cather, American novelist (1873 - 1947)
Catherine the Great, Russian empress (1729 - 1796)
Mary Catherwood (1847 - 1901)
Catiline (Lucius Sergius Catilina), Roman politician and conspirator (c. 108 BC - 62 BC)
Marshal Nicolas Catinat, French marshal of France (1637 - 1712)
Dionysius Cato, Latin moralist (1st, 2nd or 3rd century)
Marcus Porcius Cato ("The Younger"), Roman patriot and stoic philosopher (95 BC - 46 BC)
Cato (Marcus Porcius Cato "The Elder") (a/k/a Cato the Censor), Italian patriot and statesman (234 BC - 149 BC)
Carrie Chapman Catt, American feminist (1859 - 1947)
Kim Cattrall, English actress (1956 - )
Catullus (Caius Quintus Valerius Catullus), Roman poet (87 BC - 45 BC)
Augustin-Louis Cauchy, French mathematician (1789 - 1857)
Gilles de Caux, French poet (1682 - 1733)
Edith Cavell, English martyred nurse shot by Germans at Brussels (1865 - 1915)
Dick Cavett, American talk show host (1936 - )
Robert Cawdray, English writer and clergyman (living 1589)
Madison Julius Cawein, American poet and author (1865 - 1914)
William Caxton, English printer (1422? - 1491)
Arthur Cayley, English mathematician (1821 - 1895)
Katherine Cebrian, celebrated hostess, writer and artist
Lord Edward Cecil, English soldier and civil servant (1867 - 1918)
Thomas Celano, German Franciscan and biographer (living 1221 - 1250)
Louis-Ferdinand Celine, French writer (1894 - 1961)
Cellarius, German geographer (1638 - 1707)
Saint Celsus (Cellach), Irish prelate and Archbishop of Armagh (1079 - 1129)
Mrs. Susannah Centilivre, English dramatist (1667 - 1722)
Susannah Centlivre, English dramatist (about 1667 - 1722)
Bennett Cerf, American journalist and publisher (1898 - 1971)
Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra), Spanish author (1547 - 1616)
Aime Cesaire, Martiniquais poet, playwright and political activist (1913 - )
Paul Cezanne, French painter (1839 - 1906)
John White Chadwick, American clergyman, writer and poet (1840 - 1904)
Marc Chagall, Russian-French painter and graphic artist (1887 - 1985)
John Chalkhill, English poet (c. 1600 - 1642)
Thomas Chalmers, Scottish divine and writer (1780 - 1847)
Jason Chamberlain, American clergyman (fl. 1811)
Joseph Chamberlain, English statesman (1836 - 1914)
Neville Chamberlain, English political leader (1869 - 1940)
Edward Chamberlayne, English miscellaneous writer (1616 - 1703)
Charles Haddon Chambers, Australian journalist, poet and novelist (1860 - 1921)
Sebastien-Roch-Nicolas de Chamfort, French journalist, playwright, litterateur and aphorist (1741 - 1794)
Raymond Chandler, American short-story writer and novelist (1888 - 1959)
Coco Chanel, French fashion designer (1883 - 1971)
Jung Chang, British (Chinese-born) author (1952 - )
William Ellery Channing, American writer and orator (1780 - 1842)
Henry "Chips" Channon, British (American-born) politician and diarist (1897 - 1958)
Edwin Hubbel Chapin, American clergyman and author (1814 - 1880)
Charlie Chaplin, English actor, director and composer (1889 - 1977)
Geraldine Chaplin, American actress (1944 - )
Arthur Chapman, American poet (1873 - 1935)
George Chapman, English dramatic poet (c. 1559 - 1634)
John Chapman (1), English clergyman (1704 - 1784)
John Chapman (2), English physician, author and publisher (1822 - 1894)
John Chapman (3) ("Johnny Appleseed"), American pioneer (1775? - 1847)
John Jay Chapman, American poet, dramatist and critic (1862 - 1933)
Maria Weston Chapman, American abolitionist and editor (1806 - 1885)
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, French philosopher and paleontologist (1881 - 1955)
Charles II, English Stuart King of England (1630 - 1685)
Charles IX, French king of France (1550 - 1574)
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor 1519-58, King of Spain 1516-56 (1500 - 1558)
Charles X (f/k/a Comte D'Artois), French king of France 1824-1830 (1757 - 1830)
Charles d'Orleans (Comte d'Angouleme), French poet (1391 - 1465)
Prince of Wales Charles, British royalty (1948 - )
Ray Charles, American singer, song writer and musician (1930 - )
William Henry Charlton, English poet and translator (1787 - 1866)
Hippolyte de Bethune Charost, Roman French diplomatist and man of letters (1603 - 1665)
Pierre Charron, French philosopher and theologian (1541 - 1603)
Alain Chartier, French poet and political writer (c. 1385 - c. 1449)
Emile Chartier (1868 - 1951)
Alexander Chase, American journalist and editor (1926 - )
Chevy Chase, American comedian and actor (1943 - )
Ilka Chase, American actress and writer (1905 - 1978)
Mary Ellen Chase, American scholar, educator and author (1887 - 1973)
Salmon P. Chase, American statesman (1808 - 1873)
Thomas Chatterton, English poet (1752 - 1770)
Geoffrey Chaucer, English poet (c. 1340 - 1400)
Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev, Russian mathematician (1821 - 1894)
John Cheever, American short-story writer and novelist (1912 - 1982)
Anton Chekhov, Russian dramatist and short-story writer (1860 - 1904)
John Vance Cheney, American author, poet and librarian (1848 - 1922)
Andre Marie de Chenier, Turkish French poet (1762 - 1794)
Cher, American singer and actress (1946 - )
Andrew Cherry, Irish actor and writer (1762 - 1812)
Pierre A. Cheruel, French historian (1809 - 1891)
Col. Charles C. Chesney, English soldier and historian (1826 - 1876)
Charles W. Chesnutt, American novelist and lawyer (1858 - 1932)
Anson G. Chester, American poet (19th century)
Earl of Chesterfield, English courtier and statesman (1694 - 1773)
Gilbert K. Chesterton, English essayist, novelist, journalist and poet (1874 - 1936)
Albert Chevalier, English comedian and song writer (1861 - 1923)
Maurice Chevalier, French actor and singer (1888 - 1972)
Sir William Watson Cheyne, Scottish physician (1852 - 1932)
Julia Child, American chef, author and TV personality (1912 - )
Lydia Maria Child, American author (1802 - 1880)
Alice Childress, American playwright, actress and director (1920 - 1994)
William Chillingsworth, English scholar (1602 - 1644)
Chilo of Sparta, Greek one of Seven Sages (6th century BC)
Shirley Chisholm, American politician and author (1924 - )
Rufus Choate, American lawyer, orator and politician (1799 - 1859)
Choerilus of Samos, Greek tragic dramatist (c. 470 BC - 399 BC)
Duc de Choiseul, French politician (1719 - 1785)
Noam Chomsky, American linguist and political activist (1928 - )
Kate Chopin, American author (1851 - 1904)
Deepak Chopra, Indian physician and author (1949 - )
Henry F. Chorley, English author (1808 - 1872)
Jesus Christ, Roman religious leader (4 BC - 29 AD)
Agatha Christie, English detective-fiction writer (1890 - 1976)
Christina of Sweden, Swedish ruler (1626 - 1689)
David Christy, American geologist, chemist, lecturer and anti-slavery agitator (1802 - after 1855)
Jean Baptiste Christyne, Belgian jurist (1622 - 1690)
St. John Chrysostom, Greek writer and Father of the Church (c. 345 - 407)
Benjamin Church, American political writer (living 1775)
Francis Pharcellus Church, American journalist (1839 - 1906)
Charles Churchill, English poet and satirist (1731 - 1764)
Jennie Jerome Churchill, American socialite (1854 - 1921)
Sir Randolph Henry Spenser Churchill, British statesman, conservative and Chancellor of Exchequer (1849 - 1894)
Winston Churchill (1), American novelist (1871 - 1947)
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill (2), English statesman and prime minister (1874 - 1965)
Thomas Churchyard, English miscellaneous writer (c. 1520 - 1604)
Marchette Gaylord Chute (1909 - )
General Enrico Cialdini, Italian general (about 1814 - 1892)
Count Galeazzo Ciano, Italian fascist politician (1903 - 1944)
John Ciardi, English dramatist, actor and author (1916 - 1986)
Colley Cibber, English dramatist and actor (1671 - 1757)
Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero), Roman philosopher, statesman and orator (106 BC - 43 BC)
M. Ciniber, no available biographical information
E.M. Cioran, French (Romanian-born) philosopher (1911 - 1995)
Empress Dowager Cixi, Chinese empress (1835 - 1908)
Craig Claiborne, American editor and author (1920 - )
Claire Clairmont, English lover of Byron and stepsister of Mary Shelley (1798 - 1879)
Tom Clancy, American novelist (1947 - )
Henry Clapp,Jr., American editor and satiric writer (1814 - 1871)
John Clare, English poet (1793 - 1864)
Lord Edward Hyde Clarendon, English historian and statesman (1608 - 1674)
Alan Clark, English conservative politician (1928 - )
Kenneth MacKenzie Clark, English art historian and author (1903 - 1983)
Mary Higgins Clark, American writer (1931 - )
Ramsey Clark, American government official (1927 - )
Simeon Tucker Clark, American poet (1836 - )
Arthur C. Clarke, English science-fiction writer (1917 - )
Charles Cowden Clarke, English author and Shakespearan editor (1787 - 1877)
Ednah Proctor Clarke (Hayes), American poet (1866 - 1956?)
James Freeman Clarke, American minister, theologian and author (1810 - 1888)
John Clarke, English Baptist churchman and physician (c. 1609 - 1676)
Joseph Ignatius Constantine Clarke, American (Irish-born) poet, editor and playwright (1846 - 1925)
M'Donald Clarke ("The Mad Poet"), American poet (1798 - 1842)
Samuel Clarke, English divine, philosopher and chaplain to Queen Anne (1675 - 1729)
Claudian (Claudianus), Alexandrian epic poet (about 365 - after 408)
Appius Caecus Claudius ("The Censor"), Roman censor, dictator and poet, started building of Appian Way (fl. 312 BC)
Matthias Claudius, German poet and theologian (1743 - 1815)
Tiberius Drusus Nero Germanicus Claudius, Roman emperor (10 BC - 54 AD)
Karl von Clausewitz, Prussian military leader and author (1780 - 1831)
James Clavell, American (British-born) writer (1924 - 1994)
Henry Clay, American statesman and orator (1777 - 1852)
Eldridge Cleaver, American political activist (1935 - 1998)
John Cleese, English actor and writer (1939 - )
John Cleland, English writer (1710 - 1789)
Georges B.E. Clemenceau, French physician, journamlist, statesman and prime minister (1841 - 1929)
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, (see Mark Twain)
Pope Clement I, bishop of Rome, supposed St. Paul's fellow laborer (died about 100)
Mary Clemmer, American poet and author (1839 - 1884)
Cleobulus of Lindos, Rhodes one of Seven Sages (633 BC - 564 BC)
John Cleveland, English poet (1613 - 1658)
Steven Grover Cleveland, American 22nd and 24th president of U.S. (1837 - 1908)
Montgomery Clift, American actor (1920 - 1966)
Lucille Clifton, American poet and educator (1936 - )
Hillary Rodham Clinton, American first lady, author and lawyer (1947 - )
William Jefferson Clinton, American 42nd president of U.S. (1946 - )
Arthur Hugh Clough, English poet (1819 - 1861)
Elizabeth Coatsworth, American poet and children's author (1893 - 1986)
Kurt Cobain, American song writer and singer (1967 - 1994)
Irvin S. Cobb, American journalist and author (1876 - 1944)
Cobbe, English (living in 1614)
William Cobbett, English politician, journalist and author (1762 - 1835)
Richard Cobden, English politician, statesman and freetrade advocate (1804 - 1865)
Johnnie Cochran, American attorney (living in 20th century)
Alexander Cockburn, English lawyer (1802 - 1880)
Edward Cocker, English engraver, teacher and arithmetician (1631 - 1675)
Jean Cocteau, French dramatist and movie director (1889 - 1963)
Christopher Codrington, British officer (1668 - 1710)
Thomas Cogan, English medical writer (1545? - 1607)
Chapman Cohen, English freethinker and essayist (1868 - 1954)
Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer and writer (1934 - )
Lord Edward Coke, English judge and jurist (1552 - 1634)
Claudette Colbert, French actress (1903 - 1996)
Jean Baptiste Colbert, French statesman and financier (1619 - 1683)
Frank Moore Colby, American encyclopedia editor and essayist (1865 - 1925)
Dr. Henry Cole, English controversialist and Dean of St. Paul's (1500? - 1580)
Johnnetta Betsch Cole, American educator, anthropologist and college president (1936 - )
Nat King Cole, American singer and bandleader (1919 - 1965)
Thomas Cole, English theologian (about 1627 - 1697)
David Coleman, British sports commentator (1962 - )
Ornette Coleman, American jazz musician, composer and bandleader (1930 - )
Hartley Coleridge, English poet (1796 - 1849)
John D. Coleridge, F.R.S., English Lord Chief Justice (1820 - 1894)
Mary E. Coleridge, English poet, novelist and essayist (1861 - 1907)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and critic (1772 - 1834)
Sara Coleridge, English writer and poet (1802 - 1852)
Abraham Coles, American physician and poet (1813 - 1891)
Bishop John Colet, English priest, scholar and reformer (1466 - 1519)
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, French novelist (1873 - 1954)
Christiane Collange, French writer
Hiram Price Collier, American miscellaneous writer (1860 - 1913)
Jeremy Collier, English bishop, theologian and Jacobite (1650 - 1726)
John Payne Collier, English critic and antiquary (1789 - 1883)
Hon. Jesse Collings, English educator and statesman, ("Three Acres and a Cow" M.P.) (1831 - after 1900)
R.G. Collingworth, English philosopher and archaeologist (1889 - 1943)
Joan Collins, English-American actress (1933 - )
John Collins (1), English staymaker, miniature painter and actor (1742 - 1808)
John Churton Collins, English scholar and critic (1848 - 1908)
Judy Collins, American folksinger and film maker (1939 - )
Mortimer Collins, English poet and novelist (1827 - 1876)
Wilkie (William) Collins, English novelist (1824 - 1889)
William Collins, English lyric poet (1720 - 1756)
Carlo Collodi (pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini), Italian journalist and author (1826 - 1890)
George Colman (The Younger), English dramatist and actor (1762 - 1836)
Walter Colman, English poet ( - 1645)
Charles Caleb Colton, English sportsman and writer (1780 - 1832)
John Coltrane, American jazz musician, composer and bandleader (1926 - 1967)
Christopher Columbus, Italian explorer (1451 - 1506)
Lucinus Junius Moderatus Columella, Roman (Spanish-born) writer on agriculture (lived about 40)
William Combe (Coombe), English writer (1741 - 1823)
Amie Comeaux, American country singer (1976 - 1997)
Barry Commoner, American biologist and environmentalist (1917 - )
Ivy Compton-Burnett, English novelist (c. 1884 - 1969)
James B. Conant, American university administrator and diplomat (1893 - 1978)
Helen Gray Cone, American poet (1859 - 1934)
James Cone, American theologian (1938 - )
Confucius, Chinese philosopher (c. 551 BC - 478 BC)
William Congreve, English dramatic poet (1670 - 1729)
Hilda Conkling, American poet (1910 - 1986)
Roscoe Conkling, American lawyer and statesman (1829 - 1888)
Didi Conn, American actress (1951 - )
Billy Connolly, Scottish comedian (1942 - )
Cyril Connolly, English journalist, editor and writer (1903 - 1974)
Jimmy Connors, American tennis player (1952 - )
Joseph Conrad, English (Ukrainian-born) novelist (1857 - 1924)
Shirley Conran, English writer (1932 - )
Henry Constable, English poet (1562 - 1613)
Henri Benjamin de Rebecque Constant, French (Swiss-born) politician, orator and writer (1767 - 1830)
Flaverius Valerius Aurelius Constantine ("The Great"), Roman first Christian Emperor of Rome (272 - 337)
Angelo Constantini, Italian actor and dramatist (1654 - 1729)
Hugh Conway (Frederick John Fargus), English novelist (1847 - 1885)
Eliza Cook, English poet (1818 - 1889)
Peter Cook, English actor and comedian (1937 - )
Alistair Cooke, English-American journalist and broadcaster (1908 - )
Edmund Vance Cooke, American poet, author and lecturer (1866 - 1932)
Josiah Parsons Cooke, American scientist and chemist (1827 - 1894)
Rose Terry Cooke, American writer (1827 - 1892)
Charles Horton Cooley, American sociologist (1864 - 1929)
Calvin Coolidge, American 30th president of U.S. (1872 - 1933)
Susan Coolidge (pseudonym of Sarah Chauncey Woolsey), American author (c. 1845 - 1905)
Anna Julia Cooper, American educator, feminist and writer (1859 - 1964)
Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, English statesman (1671 - 1713)
Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, English philanthropist (1801 - 1885)
George Cooper, English poet (1820 - 1876)
James Fenimore Cooper, American novelist (1789 - 1851)
John Gilbert Cooper, English poet (1723 - 1769)
Thomas Cooper, English-American educationist, natural philosopher, lawyer and politician (1756 - 1840)
Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer (1473 - 1543)
Aaron Copland, American composer (1900 - 1990)
Freire Denise Cordelier (c. 1300)
Pierre Corneille, French dramatist (1606 - 1684)
Mrs. Frances Macdonald Cornford, English poet (1886 - 1960)
Mme. A.M. Bigot de Cornuel, French witty woman of letters (1614 - 1694)
Barry Cornwall (pseudonym of Bryan Waller Procter), English poet and author (1787 - 1874)
Patricia Cornwell (Patricia Daniels Cornwell), American novelist (1956 - )
Hernando Cortez, Spanish conqueror of Mexico (1485 - 1547)
Ellen Mackay Hutchinson Cortissoz, American journalist, editor, author, poet and feminist ( - 1933)
Bill Cosby, American comedian and actor (1937 - )
Howard Cosell, American lawyer and television sports commentator (1920 - 1995)
Cosmus, Italian Duke of Florence (1519 - 1574)
Joseph Seamon Cotter,Jr., American poet (1895 - 1919)
Charles Cotton, English poet, translator and physician (1630 - 1687)
Henry Cotton, English golfer (1907 - 1987)
John Cotton, American (English-born) puritan preacher and theologian (1584 - 1652)
Nathaniel Cotton, English poet and physician (1707 - 1788)
Baron Pierre de Coubertin, French educator and father of modern Olympics (1863 - 1937)
Emile Coue, French psychologist (1857 - 1926)
Marquis Philippe Emanuel de Coulanges, French song writer (1631 - 1716)
Gustave Courbet, French painter (1819 - 1877)
Edward Courtenay, Earl of Devon, English earl marshal of England (1385) (1357 - 1419)
Norman Cousins, American editor and essayist (1912 - 1990)
Jacques Cousteau, French naval officer and explorer (1910 - 1997)
Thomas Coventry, English lawyer, statesman and Lord keeper (1578 - 1640)
Stephen R. Covey, American consultant and author (1932 - )
Noel Coward, English playwright, actor, composer and director (1899 - 1973)
Abraham Cowley, English poet (1618 - 1667)
Hannah Parkhouse Cowley, English playwright (1743 - 1809)
Malcolm Cowley, American critic and author (1898 - 1989)
William Cowper, English poet (1731 - 1800)
Harvey Cox, American theologian, social reformer and author (1929 - )
Kenyon Cox, American artist and writer (1856 - 1919)
Bishop Arthur Cleveland Coxe, American bishop and author (1818 - 1896)
William Coxe, English historian (1747 - 1828)
Joseph Stirling Coyne, British dramatist (1803 - 1868)
George Crabbe, English poet and short-story writer (1754 - 1832)
Pearl M.T. Craigie ("John Oliver Hobbes"), American-English novelist and dramatist (1867 - 1906)
Prof. George Lillie Craik, Scottish writer, historian and novelist (1799 - 1866)
Christopher P. Cranch, American poet and painter (1813 - 1892)
Frank Crane, American clergyman and journalist (1861 - 1928)
Stephen Crane, American novelist, poet, short-story writer and (1871 - 1900)
Lionel Cranfield (Earl of Middlesex), English nobleman and Master of the Royal Wardrobe (1575 - 1645)
William Wallace Crapo, American lawyer (1830 - 1926)
Richard Crashaw, English poet and priest (about 1605 - 1650)
Marcus Lucinius Crassus, Roman general and statesman (circa 115 BC - 53 BC)
Christina Crawford (living 20th century)
Francis Marion Crawford, American novelist (1854 - 1909)
Joan Crawford, American actress and dancer (1908 - 1977)
Louisa (or Louise or Julia) Macartney Crawford, Irish poet and composer (1790 - 1858)
Oswald Crawford, English diplomatist, poet and miscellaneous writer (1860 - 1909)
Seymour Cray, American computer scientist and father of supercomputing (1925 - 1996)
Crazy Horse, American Oglala Sioux leader (c. 1849 - 1877)
Prosper Jolyot de Crebillon, French tragic poet (1674 - 1762)
Thomas Creech, British translator and writer (1659 - 1700)
Harry Crews, American novelist (1935 - )
Michael Crichton, American novelist (1942 - )
Quentin Crisp, English writer (1908 - 1999)
Judith Crist, American film critic (1922 - )
John Jordan Crittenden, American lawyer and statesman (1787 - 1863)
Thomas L. Crittenden, American general (1819 - 1893)
Davy Crockett, American hunter, frontiersman, soldier and politician (1786 - 1836)
Croesus, Lydian wealthy king (590? BC - after 525 BC)
William Augustus Croffut, American journalist and historian (1835 - 1915)
General George Croghan, American general (1791 - 1849)
Croker, English writer and politician (1780 - 1857)
George Croly, Irish poet and author (1780 - 1860)
Oliver Cromwell, English soldier and statesman (1599 - 1658)
David Cronenberg, Canadian film maker (1943 - )
Archibald Joseph Cronin, Scottish physician and novelist (1896 - 1961)
Walter Cronkite, American broadcast journalist (1916 - )
Hume Cronyn, English actor (1911 - )
James C. Cross, English playwright (living 1796)
Nathaniel Crouch (pen name of Robert (Richard) Butler), English miscellaneous writer (c. 1632 - c. 1725)
Michael Crowe, American mathematician at U. of Notre Dame (living in 20th century)
Rodney Crowell, American singer and song writer (1950 - )
Aleister Crowley, English diabolist (1875 - 1947)
John Crowne, English dramatist and poet ( - 1703)
Alexander Crummell, American religious leader (1819 - 1898)
Billy Crystal, American comedian and actor (1947 - )
Ralph Cudworth, English Arminian divine and philosopher (1617 - 1688)
Countee Cullen, American poet (1903 - 1946)
Bishop Richard Cumberland, English bishop and philosopher (1632 - 1718)
e e cummings, American poet and novelist (1894 - 1962)
Allan Cunningham, Scottish author and critic (1785 - 1842)
Robert Bontine Cunningham-Graham, Scottish song writer and Colonial official (1852 - 1936)
Mario Cuomo, American democratic politician and governor of New York (1932 - )
Will Cuppy, American writer and critic (1884 - 1949)
Marie Curie, French (Polish-born) chemist (1867 - 1934)
John Philpot Curran, Irish orator and barrister (1750 - 1817)
George William Curtis, American author and editor (1824 - 1892)
Herber Doust Curtis, American astronomer (1872 - 1942)
Lord George Nathaniel Curzon, First Marquess of Kedleston, English statesman and writer (1859 - 1925)
Harvey Cushing, American surgeon (1869 - 1939)
Charlotte Cushman, American actress (1816 - 1876)
Horace F. Cutler (allegedly used pseudonym Ruthven Jenkyns), American wit and writer (19th and 20th century)

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