- 4000 Years of Women in Science - Biographical information about over
125 women who worked in scientific and technical fields.
- Biography File Index - This is a list of people about whom the Duluth
Public Library keeps a file of information, mostly newspaper
clippings and magazine articles. The focus of the collection
is people who have had a connection with Duluth or Minnesota. Developed
and maintained by Duluth Public Library staff.
- Biography in Context (formerly Biography Resource Center) - a comprehensive
database of biographical information on more than 185,000 people
from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines
and subject areas. It contains approximately 250,000 biographies
and includes full-text articles from nearly 250 periodicals.
Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as
birth and death years and places, nationality, ethnicity, occupation
or gender. Available only to Duluth Public Library cardholders.
Subscription provided by the Arrowhead Library System.
- Biographical Dictionary - A searchable dictionary covering more than 28,000
notable men and women, from ancient times to the present day.
- Biography File Index - This index lists the names of people
included in the Duluth Public Library's Biography Files. The
Biography Files contain information, mostly in the form of newspaper
or magazine articles, on people who have had some connection
to Duluth or Minnesota. Contents of the files can range from
one brief article to many articles and other pieces of information.
- Biographical Sources
for the Sciences - A
collection of links for biographical information about mathematicians
- Biographical Directory of the United
States Congress, 1774 to Present
- Biographical information for all individuals who have served
in the U.S. Congress and the Continental Congress. Using the
drop-down lists, you can create lists based on the criteria you
select, such as a list of all U.S. Presidents who served in Congress.
- Biography.com - Official site of A&E's Biography
television series. Search for biographies of more than 25,000
notable personalities from antiquity to present.
- Colonial Hall - Biographies of America's Founding Fathers -
Biographies of our founding fathers, divided into three categories:
Signers of the Declaration, Articles of Confederation, and the
- Dead People Server
- A list of "interesting celebrities who are long dead,
newly dead, or might plausibly be dead."
- Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online - Keyword access to the first 14 volumes
of this title, covering people who died between 1000 and 1920.
Volume 15, covering 1921 - 1930, will be added soon.
A Grave - A directory
of the locations of graves for thousands of famous dead people
as well as for over 2.5 million "non-famous memorials".
Browseable by name, location, and claim to fame. Includes photographs
of many of the graves.
- MacTutor's Mathematician
Biographies - Detailed
biographies of mathematicians indexed alphabetically and chronologically.
Also includes a special index of female mathematicians.
- Minnesota Legislators Past & Present - A biographical database from the Minnesota
Legislative Reference Library covering all Minnesota legislators
back to territorial times. Search by name, birth year, educational
institution, county served, city of residence (when first elected)
and more. Information varies, but can include age, occupation,
education, family relationships, other government services, sessions
served, and committees.
- POTUS: Presidents of the United States - a compilation of Internet sites about
past and present presidents, including biographies, speeches
and writings,first ladies, cabinet members, and more.
- Presidents of the United States - The most comprehensive site on the
Internet for presidential resources.
- Royal Genealogies - genealogies for the members of the
royal families of the British Isles.
- Who's Alive and Who's Dead - A "site that helps you keep track
of which famous people have died and which are still alive!"
Information includes full name, status (dead or alive), birth
and death dates, and age.
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