Biographies: Find Out About Famous People

Need information about someone famous? Learn about historical figures as well as current stars.

BIOGRAPHY IN CONTEXT

Biographical information on people throughout history and around the world. Search by name, occupation, ethnicity, nationality.

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LITERARY BIOGRAPHY

 Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. 

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ETHNIC BIOGRAPHIES

CULTUREGRAMS

Information about 182 countries and territories (the elementary school age edition has 66 countries and all 50 United States). Includes information on culture, famous people, recipes and photos.

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Europe Asia Oceania North America None Africa Africa None South America

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SCIENTIFIC BIOGRAPHY

The Science in Context database includes biographies, pictures and illustrations. The latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. This database covers curriculum-related science topics. 

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SPECIALIZED BIOGRAPHY WEBSITES

OTHER HELPFUL DATABASES

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