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General Biography Sites

A&E Biography
Includes a searchable and browsable online collection of 15,000 cross-referenced biographies from the Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia.
Biographical Dictionary
More than 25,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day. It can be searched by names, birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, miscellaneous achievements, and other keywords.
The Biography Maker
Online lessons help writers with biographies through questioning, learning, synthesis, and story-telling. Includes other links to biograpy resources.
Canadian Portraits
Pictures and biographical sketches of Canadian men and women organized under such categories as government, governors-general, prime ministers, immigrants & aboriginal people of Canada, explorers and military figures, and employment.
Discoverers Web
links to www sites with information on voyages of exploration and discovery, including Canada.
Famous Hispanics in the World and History
Links to biographies of important hispanic figures.
Kings and Queens of Europe
A History of Royalty from the year 955 to today.
Lives, the Biography Resource
Thousands of annotated links to biography-related sites cataloged by individual names and biography collections, also including journals, diaries, memoirs, correspondence, oral histories, narratives, and more.
Mr. Showbiz Star Bios
Extensive biographical information about many celebrities
The Presidents of the United States of America
Biographical information, photographs and speeches of each of the Presidents of the US.
The Prime Ministers of Canada,
Women in World History
Contains lots of quotes and information.
World History : HyperHistory
A clickable chart of people and events throughout human history.