African American Biographical Database provides biographies of African American activists, business people, former slaves, performing artists, educators, lawyers, physicians, writers, church leaders, homemakers, religious workers, athletes, scientists, and more. Years covered are from 1790 to 1950.
This database includes biographies of more than eighteen thousand men and women from the past whose lives have shaped the nation. Search by name, gender, occupation, keyword, and more. Noteworthy individuals are only considered for inclusion in this database after their death.
This dictionary includes biographies of notable baseball players and figures from the Major League, Negro League, and the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Biographies are arranged alphabetically by last name. An image gallery features famous baseball players and figures.
Read biographies of more than one million people including current celebrities, authors, musicians, artists, scientists, and many others from throughout history and around the world. Some biographies include pictures, magazine articles, and links to websites.
Biographies and photographs of celebrities, sports stars, government leaders, musicians, artists, authors, scientists, and others can be found here. You can search by name, profession, gender, race/ethnicity, date of birth or death, keyword, and more. Biography Reference Bank combines the entire content of Current Biography, other Wilson biographical works, plus links to thousands of citations and full-text articles from other Wilson databases. Full text articles are from 1984 to the present; 1946 to 1983 is covered by index entries only.
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Explore the lives of over fifty-five thousand people who have shaped the British past over the last twenty-four hundred years -- from the Greek explorer Pytheas of the fourth century B.C. to Princess Diana, and from the founding fathers of America to the nawabs of Bengal.
WBIS Online is the most comprehensive biographical database available, providing short biographical information on 5.24 million people from the eighth century B.C. to the present. Included are 6.6 million digital facsimile articles from biographical reference works on 4.6 million people worldwide.