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Biography & Genealogy Master Index
Locate biographical citations for more than 1,000 volumes and editions of current and retrospective biographical reference sources. more info.

Biography In Context
Biographical information on people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Searchable by birth and death years and places, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender. Results include images, audio, and articles from periodicals and reference books. more info.

Discovering Collection
Content covers history, literature, biography, science, and social studies. Resources include primary sources, essays, critical analyses, biographies, creative works, and multimedia. more info.

Junior Reference Collection
Information from reference books about people, places, history, science, and more. Includes audio, video, photos, and maps. more info.

 

Websites

Academy of Achievement  
Biographies and interviews of modern worldwide leaders. Includes podcasts.

Biography.com 
Biographies of 25,000 well-known people - past and present.

Dead or Alive? 
Tracks birth dates, death dates and causes of death for famous people.

InfoPlease Biography 
More than 30,000 biographies from Information Please Almanac. Search by name or subject.

Library Subject Guide: History & Biography 
Check out more resources selected by Hennepin County librarians.



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