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A & E's Biography
This site is maintained by the A & E Television Networks. It contains bios on over 25,000 names as well as program information.

 
American Presidents: Life Portraits from CSPAN
This C-Span Web site was created for the television series and features a video archive of all American Presidents: Life Portraits programs, as well as reference material for each presidency.

 
Biographical Dictionary
An online dictionary maintained by S9 Technologies, this service covers over 28,000 men and women from ancient history to the present. Various keyword searching is available including professions, achievements, and birth and death years.

 
Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress 1774-present
All members of the U.S. Congress are searchable by name, position in Congress, and state.

 
Biography on A&E
Biographies, videos & interviews.

 
Celebration of Women Writers
This University of Pennsylvania library site features novels, poems, biographies, & scientific works designed to illuminate works by women authors. The site is comprised of biographical information with hyperlinks, bibliographies, and writing samples.

 
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
This online directory is updated weekly by the United States Central Intelligence Agency.

 
Discoverers' Web
A PhD student in the Netherlands maintains this Web site with links to information about famous discoverers from different time periods. The explorers are arranged by time periods and regions of the world.

 
Distinguished Women of Past and Present
This site, searchable by name and subject, contains information about influential women in art, history, education, science, politics, and many other areas. Some are historical figures, while others are contemporary persons.

 
Gale Biography in Context
Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search.

 
National Inventors Hall of Fame
The National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. maintains this site with information about contemporary and historical inductees.

 
National Women's Hall of Fame
Portraits and profiles of over 200 notable women of the United States. Nominees are women "whose contributions to the arts, athletics, business, education, government, the humanities, philanthropy and science, have been the greatest value."

 
Presidents of the United States
The Internet Public Library, a public service of the University of Michigan School of Information, provides links to information about all of the United States Presidents.

 

 

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