Biography Reference Center

Use this resource to look for:

  • The biographies of all the Nobel Peace Prize winners
  • A list of the important figures during World War II
  • The biographies of famous Latino writers
  • Historic and current biographies of people in the arts

This resource offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases. In addition to keyword searching, users can also locate biographies of interest by browsing 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.

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