Biographical Information

[General][Politicians][Scientists][Women]

General
African American Historical Figures -- Biographical profiles of some important 19th century African Americans.
Biography Center
Biographical Dictionary -- Biographical dictionary covers from ancient times to the present.
Christian Historical Biographies -- Biographies are arranged by the month and day on which they are commemorated.
Colonial Hall: Biographies of America's Founding Fathers
Dead People Server -- List of interesting celebrities who are, or might plausibly be dead.
Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers
Gallery of Achievement -- Focus on individuals who have shaped the twentieth century by their accomplishments. Provides profiles, biographies and interviews.
Great Thinkers and Visionaries -- Those whose ideas on how and where the world is and should be evolving are on the cutting edge.
Hispanic Heritage
Historical Figures -- Short biographies of the movers and shakers in history provided by BBC.
Jazz - Biographies -- From PBS, biographies from the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.
List of Popes
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute -- Secondary and primary documents from Stanford University.
Necrology of Musicians
Obituary Index -- Indexes newspaper and periodical articles on obiturary information on noted actors, authors, journalists, and librarians. You can search by name, occupation, date of death, and cause of death.
Opera Singers
People in the West
Prominent Anarchists and Left-libertarians -- Both militant and pacifist individuals.
River of Song: Artists -- Artists associated with the music along the Mississippi River.
San Francisco Biographies
Who2
Who's Alive and Who's Dead

Politicians
American Presidents
Congressional Biographical Directory
First Ladies Gallery -- Provided by the White House it includes photographs and bibliography.
First Ladies' Online Bibliography -- Includes photographs and bibliography.
Political Graveyard -- Short biographies for politicians as well as where they are buried.
Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies
Portraits of the Presidents from the National Portrait Gallery
POTUS - Presidents of the United States -- From the Internet Public Library.
Women in Congress -- Brief biography of all women who have served or are currently serving in the House of Representatives.

Scientists
4000 Years of Women in Science
Biographies of Women Mathematicians
Catalog of the Scientific Community: 16th and 17th Centuries -- Detailed biographies.
Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography
History of Astronomy: Persons
Indexes of Biographies -- From the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archives.
Inventor of the Week Archives -- Information on American inventors and their discoveries.
NASA Astronaut Biographies -- Information and pictures of the current astronauts and candidates. Includes the cosmonauts who are assigned to the cooperative US/Russian projects.
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Profiles in Science
Super Scientists: a Gallery of Energy Pioneers

Women
4000 Years of Women in Science
Biographies of Women Mathematicians
Distinguished Women of Past and Present
First Ladies Gallery -- Provided by the White House it includes photographs and bibliography.
First Ladies' Online Bibliography -- Includes photographs and bibliography.
Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia
National Women's Hall of Fame
Not for Ourselves Alone -- The story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.
Notable Women Ancestors
Women Composers
Women in Congress -- Brief biography of all women who have served or are currently serving in the House of Representatives.

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