Biography Reference Bank
Discover Why Famous People Are Famous
Interrogate the famous and not-so-famous people of antiquity to the present day.
- Discover the key players in major world events.
- Find out about important women in history.
- Brush up on your presidential facts.
- Quickly cite each source by APA, MLA or Chicago style.
What You Get
"The history of the world is but the biography of great men," - Thomas Carlyle
- Biographies of famous and not-so-famous people
- Links to related articles
- Images and photographs
- Occupation, gender or place of origin search
- and more...
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