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Search more than 461,000 biographies by keyword or browse more than 30 genre categories, including actors, authors, composers, explorers, figures relevant to U.S. & world history, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, current world leaders and many others.


Profiles of the famous and infamous.Encyclopedia Americana

Check out the Profiles section of the Encyclopedia Americana for biographies of people in the arts, literature, religion & philosophy, social sciences, history & politics, sports, sciences, and more.


Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints In Context includes biographies of political and government figures, as well as social activists.  Use the "search within these results" box on the left of the screen to narrow the results.


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The devil's right hand : the tragic story of the Colt family curse / M. William Phelps. Inventing George Washington : America's founder, in myth and memory / Edward G. Lengel. The ObamasExamined Lives: From Socrates to Nietzsche

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