About Famous People

Large collection of information on those who helped shape our world.

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Features a dictionary of national biography with concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of the lives of over 12,000 significant and representative persons in Australian history.

Biographers International Organization

An organization completely devoted to all aspects of the art and craft of biography. biographersint

Biography Directory of the United States Congress

Searchable online collection of biographies of United States Congress members from the past and the present.

Biography of Famous South Africans

Offers biographies of famous South Africans including Nelson Mandela, heart transplant pioneer Christiaan Barnard, novelists and politicians.

Online destination of A&E's popular, award-winning documentary series. bio


Features a collection of over twenty five hundred biographies sorted by name.

Browse Biography

Presents an insight into the lives of entertainers, sports figures, scientists, artists, writers, historians and other famous people. Includes alphabetical search and list of people born today.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Offers an introduction to the searchable resource including background, features, updates and credits. dbc_dcb

Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

Offers a searchable biography of New Zealanders including, snapshots of history and news updates.

International Biographical Centre

List of dictionaries of more than 1,000,000 biographies of people of note from all over the world.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biographies

Subscriber edition contains over 56,000 biographies of people who have shaped British history; free content includes features, articles and biographies, podcasts and "Life of the Day" email service. Subscription required. odnb Biographical Dictionary

Searchable, user created and edited database of biographical information for tens of thousands of famous people.

Who's Who Southern Africa

Offers brief biographical profiles of well known and famous people in Southern Africa. whoswhosa

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