American National Biography
Essays on people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. You'll find profiles of more than 18,000 men and women from all walks of American life, from the well-known to the infamous to the obscure.
Search by name, topics and other parameters to find biographical information from multiple sources including African American National Biography (Oxford, 2008).
"Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography. In it you will find concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of the lives of over 12,000 significant and representative persons in Australian history." Also available in print.
Dansk Biografisk Leksikon. København, J. H. Schultz, 1933-44.
Dictionnaire de Biographie Française (print)
Paris, Letouzey et Ané, 1933-
Long running, unfinished serial biographical resource
Archives Biographiques Françaises. (microfiche)
München : K.G. Saur Verlag, [c1993?]
Microfiche in Thompson Library
"Brings together into a single alphabetical arrangement entries from 122 of the most important biographical reference works for persons living during the 19th and 20th centuries through the 1960s."
Dictionary of German Biography (print)
K. G. Saur, 2006.
Call Number: CT759 .D481 2001
"The Dictionary of German Biography is unique, complete and comprehensive with biographies of nearly 61,000 people from the German-speaking world. Coverage stretches all the way from the time of Charlemagne to the present day and includes lesser-known as well as world-famous Germans."
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
An illustrated collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2000.