Search for biographies
on 25,000 famous people from the past and present.
This site contains links to persons related
to the subject.
This site offers both
a search engine and a search directory.
Search biographies by category.
excellent results in biographical searches for world
leaders, athletes, celebrities, women,
Hispanic-Americans, American Indians and Asian-Pacific
There are 30,000 entries in the database.
Get one-page biographies on the American
Presidents with links to memorial sites. Read Presidential
letters, speeches, etc.
POTUS -- Presidents of the United States
Find background information, election results, cabinet
members and notable events in the lives of the presidents.
This site also provides links to historical
documents, audio and video files and presidential
Biographies - Global Gallery
This is an online art source that offers an extensive
database of artist biographies from all over the
world throughout history.
There are links to prints and posters.
This is the astronaut web site of Lyndon B. Johnson
Space Center, a division of NASA.
Obtain biographies on career astronauts,
payload specialist astronauts, astronaut candidates
There are links to Astronaut History, Life
as an Astronaut and How to Become an Astronaut.
War Biography Page
This is a portion of the “Home of the American
Civil War” web site.
Biographies highlight the subject’s contribution
to the Civil War.
Most entries are accompanied by images.
The flag to the left of the name denotes
membership in the Union or Confederate Army.
This classical music dictionary gives concise, but
complete, information on every classical composer
you can think of.
The site includes photos and links to samples
of their works.
National Inventors Hall of Fame
This site provides biographical sketches of great
American inventors. This is an online museum located in Ohio.
There are links to inventions and timelines.
Jewish Virtual Library - Biographies
This web site is part of the Jewish Virtual
provides extensive biographical information and
portraits on Jewish men and women. Global personalities
from ancient to modern times are covered.
Search an alphabetical index of women mathematicians.
Obtain biographical essays, comments and
is an ongoing project of the mathematics students
at Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, Georgia.
The Scientists: A List.
This web site offers brief biographies on scientists
questions? We have answers!
and compiled by J. Olszak