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Biographical Dictionary

This dictionary covers more than 28,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present. Searchable by date of birth and death, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.

Biographical Dictionary
United States
Biography Center

Multi-lingual biographical directory (English, French, Spanish, and German) of 11,291 biographies (5,486 in English); contains search engine, alphabetical listings, and random biography feature.

Biography Center
United States
Biography Search

Part of Infoplease, it provides more than 30,000 biographies of world leaders, presidents, vice presidents, VIPs in media, and others.

Biography Search
United States
Biography.com

Brief biographies of famous people, ranging from actors to political and historical leaders, etc.

Biography.com
United States
Cambridge Scientific Abstract

CSA private information company located in Maryland, USA with offices in Hong Kong, France, and the UK. It provides valuable summaries of original research material allowing identification of appropriate materials for scientific research.

Cambridge Scientific Abstract
United States
Distinguished Women

This site has biographies of women who contributed to culture in many different ways: writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, and others.

Distinguished Women
United States
Lives, the Biography Resource

The largest guide to biography sites on the Web, provides links to thousands of biographies, autobiographies, memoirs, diaries, letters, narratives, oral histories and more.

Lives, the Biography Resource
 
Muslim Scientists and Thinkers

Biographies of most popular Muslim and Arab scientists and thinkers of the Middle Ages, in different fields: Medicine, Astronomy, Mathematics, Chemistry, and much more.

Muslim Scientists and Thinkers
United Kingdom
Nobel Prize Internet Archive

Alphabetical listing of all Nobel Prize laureates in all categories.

Nobel Prize Internet Archive
United States
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of men and women who have shaped all aspects of British history until the present.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
United Kingdom

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