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Biography Databases

A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies supporting history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural studies, gender studies, business, government & politics, sports, entertainment and many other areas. 

The definitive, worldwide biographical resource.

Full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, and more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures.

Comprehensive literary database, with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. It combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs.