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  • 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.
    www.s9.com
  • 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.
    www.biography-center.com
  • Biography.com
    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.
    www.biography.com
  • Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
    Profiles and biographies of world leaders and important political figures worldwide, from the CIA.
    www.odci.gov/cia/publications/chiefs
  • Congressional Biographical Directory
    Biographies of U.S. Congress members past and present. Search by name, position, state, party, year, or congressional session.
    bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp
  • Dictionary of Australian Biography
    Online version of the Dictionary of Australian Biography, providing biographies of famous and influential Australians. From Project Gutenberg.
    gutenberg.net.au/dictbiog/00-dict-biogIndex.html
  • 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.
    www.biographi.ca
  • 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.
    www.dnzb.govt.nz/dnzb
  • Encyclopedia of World Biography
    Provides almost 2000 professionally written biographies of famous and notable people. Includes photos.
    www.notablebiographies.com
  • NNDB [pick] [read review]
    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.
    www.nndb.com
  • 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.
    www.oxforddnb.com
  • Who2
    Searchable database of celebrities, historical figures, and other famous people. Includes brief biographies, related links, and vital statistics.
    www.who2.com
  • 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.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_people
  • World of Biography
    Archive of biographies, work, quotations, and more about great personalities in various fields like history, movies, music, politics, entertainment, and religion.
    www.worldofbiography.com
 



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