Biography Web Sites

1. Biographical Dictionary (search by last name only)
http://www.s9.com/


2. Biography Center Index (18,335 biographies!)
http://www.biography-center.com/


3. Time Magazine’s 100 People of the Century (search upper right hand corner)
http://www.time.com/time/time100/


4. Distinguished Women of Past and Present (search by name, type in first letter of name)
http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/


5. Wikipedia
http://www.wikipedia.org


6. African Americans in History (scroll down)
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/aframer/bios/


7. 4000 Years of Women in Science (click on biographies and scroll to find your person)
http://www.astr.ua.edu/4000WS/


8. Historical Biographies (scroll alphabetically)
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/


9. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (click “enter” & scroll down to “search” & type your person’s name)
http://www.rockhall.com/


10. National Women's Hall of Fame
http://www.greatwomen.org/women.php


11. Biography (search by category or by last name, first name)
http://www.infoplease.com/people.html


12. Index of Biographies (search by letter of last name or by years they lived)
http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/BiogIndex.html


13. Who2 (type in person’s name on line by “find famous person fast!” or click on letter of their last name)
http://www.who2.com/


14. Classical Net: Composter Index
http://www.classical.net/music/composer/masterindex.php


15. Internet Public Library (presidents...scroll down)
http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/


16. PBS Biographies
http://www.pbs.org/history/history_biographies.html


17. From Reconstruction to Revolution (early Presidents)
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/


18. Honor Roll of Important Women
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/women/notable.htm


19. Biographies for Kids (scroll down to the different headings of types of people)
http://www.gardenofpraise.com/leaders.htm


20. Children's Encyclopedia of Women
http://www.pocanticohills.org/womenenc/womenenc.htm


21. ESPN Top Athletes
http://espn.go.com/sportscentury/athletes.html


22. Legends of Rock
http://hotshotdigital.com


23. Tracking the Entire World
http://www.nndb.com/


24. Dale Earnhardt
http://www.mshf.com/
http://www.daleearnhardt.net/biography/


25. Harry Houdini
http://www.apl.org/history/houdini/biography.html


26. John Deere
http://www.deere.com/en_US/compinfo/history/johndeere.html
http://www.jdheritage.net/CEO_of_Deere/John_Deere.htm
http://all-biographies.com/business/john_deere.htm