Carbonari

Carbonari (lit. charcoal burners), a secret society that, in the beginning of the 19th century, originated in Italy and extended itself into France, numbering hundreds of thousands, included Lord Byron, Silvio Pellico, and Mazzini among them, the object of which was the overthrow of despotic governments; they were broken up by Austria, and absorbed by the Young Italy party.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Carbohydrates * Cardan, Jerome
Caracalla
Caracas
Caracci
Caractacus
Caradoc
Caraffa
Caraglio
Caravaggio
Caravanserai
Carbohydrates
Carbonari
Cardan, Jerome
Cardiff
Cardigan, Earl of
Cardiganshire
Cardinal virtues
Cardinalists
Carducci
Carducci, Giosue
Carew, Thomas
Carey, Henry

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