"American National Biography offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation." Users can find biographies individually or under groups such as Civil Rights Movement, American Literature, Gilded Age and many more.
This biographical dictionary covers more than 33,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day. The dictionary can be searched by birth and death dates, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.
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