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Cromwell, Oliver

     
Cromwell, Oliver
(1599-1658) an English military and political leader who led the army of Parliament against King Charles I in the English Civil War. After defeating the King, he made a republic (=a country without a king or queen) called "the Commonwealth", and ruled as Lord Protector until his death.

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