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American National Biography
Offers biographical information on important persons from the U.S., across fields and disciplines.
Encyclopedia of World Biography
A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.
Gale Literature Resource Center
Biographies, bibliographies and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from ancient times to the present.
Search for a writer or literary figure, and limit your results to Biographies.
Gale in Context: Biography
Includes over 5,000 portal pages on contemporary and historical figures. This resource integrates reference content, videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles.
Nobel Prize Winners
The Nobel Prize website will give you a list of Nobel Prize Winners in every area, back to the beginning of the prize. If you click on a name, you can view the biographical information of the winner.
The Nobel Prize in Literature
Includes information about the prize, the Nobel Prize in Literature winners for the last two years, and featured laureates.
Congressional Medal of Honor Winners