Biography Reference Bank

Discover Why Famous People Are Famous

Interrogate the famous and not-so-famous people of antiquity to the present day.

  • Discover the key players in major world events.
  • Find out about important women in history.
  • Brush up on your presidential facts.
  • Quickly cite each source by APA, MLA or Chicago style.
"The history of the world is but the biography of great men," - Thomas Carlyle

What You Get

  • Biographies of famous and not-so-famous people
  • Links to related articles
  • Images and photographs
  • Occupation, gender or place of origin search
  • and more...

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