Online home of the Biography Channel, with searchable multimedia biographies of famous or influential historical figures, virtual exhibits, episode and schedule information, and teaching materials for educators.
Biographical database or Who's Who that lets users search profiles and biographies of famous or noteworthy people, both living and dead, and investigate the connections between them.
- Biographical Dictionary - S9.com
Biography entries for famous men and women throughout world history. Can be searched by birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.
- Biography Center
Biographical dictionary and directory, with links to biographies of famous and memorable people from history and today. In English, French, Spanish, and German.
- Congressional Biographical Directory
Biographies of U.S. Congress members past and present. Search by name, position, state, party, year, or congressional session.
Searchable database of celebrities, historical figures, and other famous people. Includes brief biographies, related links, and vital statistics.
- Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography provides online access to biographies, pictures, and profiles of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond.
- Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
The Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online offers searchable biographies of people who played an important role in the formation of Canada. In English and French.
- Wikipedia: Lists of People
Index to Wikipedia's many people lists, listing famous and notable people by name, by belief, by nationality, by occupation, by office, by historical period, and by awards.
- Dictionary of Australian Biography
Online version of the Dictionary of Australian Biography, providing biographies of famous and influential Australians. From Project Gutenberg.
- World of Biography
Archive of biographies, work, quotations, and more about great personalities in various fields like history, movies, music, politics, entertainment, and religion.
- Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
Biographies of famous and influential New Zealanders or international figures who made an impact on New Zealand. In English and Te Reo Maori.
- Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
Profiles and biographies of world leaders and important political figures worldwide, from the CIA.
- Encyclopedia of World Biography
Provides almost 2000 professionally written biographies of famous and notable people. Includes photos.