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Biography in Context
A comprehensive biographical database with information on historical and contemporary people around the world and across all disciplines. Contains biographies from respected reference sources and full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images and links to vetted websites. Search by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword.
Recommended Free Websites:
A&E’s Biography Channel website.
Nobel Prize Internet Archives:
Maintains information on all winners in all categories.
POTUS: Presidents of the United States:
Comprehensive site on the American Presidents
See also (related content on FCPL.org):
Literature Resources from Gale: Search for biographies of literary figures
Student Resource Center: Search for biographies of famous people studied in the school curriculum.