Biography

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Find more than 700,000 biographies from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers.

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Find biographical information on contemporary and historical figures worldwide.

Explore thousands of topics in science, social studies, language arts, and mathematics,  and learn something new.

Books

More books on biographical topics

 

Magazines

Poets & Writers
A primary source of information, support, and guidance for creative writers.

Rolling Stone
Biweekly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

Sight & Sound
A British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute.

 

Websites

Biography.com

Biographical Dictionary

 

Subject Headings / Dewey Numbers

Most biographies are shelved alphabetically by subject's last name.
Biographies can also be found in subject area, for example, music, architecture, or photography.

920s / Biography, Genealogy

 

Last Revised on
June 2017