This is a list of sites with either concise biographies or
indexes to other listings.
Collected Biographies (Librarians' Index to the Internet)
A large listing of biographic sites including such diverse guides
as the burial places of famous persons; guides to world-wide
celebrities throughout history; biographies from the Encyclopedia
Britannica; biographies of those who have served and are serving in
the U.S. Congress.
- Lives: The biography
"Links to thousands of biographies, autobiographies, memoirs,
diaries, letters, narratives, oral histories and more. * Individual
lives of the famous, the infamous, and the not so famous. * Group
biographies about people who share a common profession, historical
era or geography."
- Biography (AandE Television
Over 20,000 brief biographies.
Formerly Notable Citizens of Planet Earth) Brief entries on over
25,000 people "from ancient times to the present day."
Women of Past and Present
Searchable by field of activity or by name.
Small selection of entries, but each average 2 – 3 screens in
length. Biographies listed by name under categories for men, women,
or group (e.g. Buffalo Soldiers).