Carnot, Nicolas (17531823)

Carnot, Nicolas, French mathematician and engineer, born at Nolay, in Burgundy; a member of the National Convention; voted for the death of the king; became member of the Committee of Public Safety, and organiser of the armies of the Republic, whence his name, the “organiser of victory”; Minister of War under Napoleon; defender of Antwerp in 1814; and afterwards Minister of the Interior (17531823).

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

Carnot, Marie François * Caro, Annibale
Carnac
Carnarvon
Carnarvon, Henry Howard
Carnatic
Carneades
Carnegie, Andrew
Carniola
Carnival
Carnot, Leonard Sadi
Carnot, Marie François
Carnot, Nicolas
Caro, Annibale
Caro, Marie
Carolina, North
Carolina, South
Caroline Islands
Caroline of Brunswick
Caron, Lieutenant-Colonel
Carpaccio, Vittore
Carpathians
Carpeaux, Jean Baptiste