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Juan Carlos I

(Encyclopedia)Juan Carlos I hwän kärˈlōs [key], 1938–, king of Spain (1975–2014), b. Rome. The grandson of Alfonso XIII, he was educated in Switzerland and in Spain. Placed by his father, Don Juan de Borbó...

Fuentes, Carlos

(Encyclopedia)Fuentes, Carlos kärˈlōs fwānˈtās [key], 1928–2012, Mexican writer, editor, and diplomat. He was head of the department of cultural relations in Mexico's ministry of foreign affairs (1956–59)...

Chávez, Carlos

(Encyclopedia)Chávez, Carlos kärˈlōs shäˈvās [key], 1899–1975, Mexican composer and conductor. In 1928, Chávez established the Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, which he conducted until 1949. He was also dire...

Calvo, Carlos

(Encyclopedia)Calvo, Carlos kärˈlōs kälˈvō [key], 1824–1906, Argentine diplomat and historian. He spent much of his life in diplomatic service abroad. He edited a collection of Latin American treaties and d...

Reyles, Carlos

(Encyclopedia)Reyles, Carlos kärˈlōs rāˈlās [key], 1868–1938, Uruguayan novelist. A wealthy breeder of horses, Reyles traveled extensively and devoted himself to writing. His impassioned, naturalistic novel...

San Carlos

(Encyclopedia)San Carlos săn kärˈlōs [key], residential city (1990 pop. 26,167), San Mateo co., W Calif.; inc. 1925. The chief manufactures are plastic products, hardware, and machine parts. ...

Arana Osorio, Carlos

(Encyclopedia)Arana Osorio, Carlos kärˈlōs äräˈnä ōsōˈryō [key], 1918–2003, president of Guatemala (1970–74). A conservative army colonel noted for his successes during an antiguerrilla campaign (196...

Kirchner, Néstor Carlos

(Encyclopedia)Kirchner, Néstor Carlos nāˈstôr kärˈlōs kērchˈnâr [key], 1950–2010, Argentinean politician. A native of Patagonia, he was a lawyer and left-wing Peronist and, after two brief imprisonments...

Lleras Restrepo, Carlos

(Encyclopedia)Lleras Restrepo, Carlos kärˈlōs lyāˈräs rāstrāˈpō [key], 1908–94, president of Colombia (1966–70). The son of a well-known bacteriologist, he was a lawyer and economist who served in a n...

Mariátegui, José Carlos

(Encyclopedia)Mariátegui, José Carlos hōsāˈ kärˈlōs märēäˈtāgē [key], 1895–1930, Peruvian writer and political leader. Of a poor family, he was a tubercular from childhood but rose to prominence as ...

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