A site from the University of Groningen, in the Netherlands provides
an alphabetical listing. A brief biography of people throughout history
Over 20,000 biographies are available from Biography. The site offers
a list of "This Week's Top Biographies" and a "Born on This Day" section.
Information is gathered from the TV show and magazine entitled “Biography”.
Index of saints and angels listed alphabetically, searchable. The site
is part of catholic.com and contains biographical information on saints
The Nobel Prize Internet Archive
Brief sketches of Nobel Prize winners from 1901 to the present day.
Includes categories in literature, physics, chemistry, peace, economics,
physiology and medicine.
Time 100: The
Most Important People of the 20th Century
Time has selected 100 individuals who, for better or worse, have most
influenced the last 100 years. Arranged by field of endeavor but can
use the drop down box, called More Profiles, to see all the names.
Who 2? Find Famous People Fast
Includes famous personalities of today and people from history. Provides
basic biographical details and 4 other Web sites about each individual.
Can browse alphabetically or enter a name in the search box. From two
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May 22, 2012