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|The Karlskirche was commissioned by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI in 1715. The church is named after St. Charles Borromeo and was built by the Austrian court architect, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach. Construction began in 1715, and finished in 1737.||09/19/2005||382|
|Fort Charles is an old British fort on the island of St. Kitts. It's capture by the French was the reason for the construction of the more famous Brimstone Hill Fortress, which overlooks it. |
The fort today is not in good shape. It was abandoned by the British in 1854, and used from 1890 to 1996 as a Leper colony. Since then, it has been completely abandoned and is overgrown with...
|Charles Laughton (July 1, 1899 - December 15, 1962) was an English-American stage and film actor, screenwriter, producer and two-time director.|
While best known for his historical roles in films, he started his career as a remarkable stage actor. During a time when many serious stage actors despised the motion picture medium, seeing it only as a source of income, Laughton showed ...
|South of Franklin, a mile east of Highway 31 on County Road 400S is the grave of Nancy Barnett. And I do mean ON the county road, smack dab in the middle of it. At one time her grave was surrounded by other graves, but a path through the family plot eventually became a road and the other graves were moved. Her son refused to let her grave be disturbed, and at that time it wasnÕt in the way much...||12/20/2006||900|
|Charles de Gaulle International Airport (French: Aéroport de Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), also known as Roissy Airport (or just Roissy in French), serving Paris, is one of Europe's principal aviation centers, as well as France's main international airport. It is named after Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), a French general and former president.|
In 2003, Charles de Gaulle Airport rank...
|This French Military Cemetery is a reminder that for the opening of the war the northern flank of the Ypres Salient was held by the French Army (with the Belgian Army on their left).|
There are 3547 soldiers buried here plus a mass grave for 609 unknown.
|Overlay of St Charles, MO. Pitzman's 1868 map of St Louis County showing roads and property ownership.||12/16/2006||418|
|Karluv Most, the famous Charles Bridge.|
The oldest bridge in Prague, built in the place of Judita's Bridge, badly damaged by a flood in 1342. The Stone or Prague Bridge since 1870 called Charles Bridge, was built by at the behest of Charles IV in the year 1357.
The construction was started by Master Otto and finished by Peter Parler in 1402. Both ends of the bridge are fortified by to...
|The address where Charles Manson and his gang of loonies murdered Sharon Tate and four others in 1969 .||09/14/2005||2,272|
|This was the home of the former French President and WW2 hero Charles de Gaulle.|
In this file you can also see the gravesite and the giant Croix Lorrain on the hill near La Boisserie.
|Saint Charles Station Marseille France||12/28/2005||435|
|This is where Charles Dickens lived from 1817 - 1822.||05/27/2008||757|