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Historic Figures     View
Brief biographies about more than 300 "movers and shakers of history." From the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

Academy of Achievement     View
This site depicts the achievements of "extraordinary individuals who have shaped the twentieth century." The role models described are listed in the Gallery of Achievers in the following areas: the arts, business, public service, science & exploratio ...

Biography     View
Part of the large site, this boasts over 30,000 biographies of historical and contemporary figures. Search by name or one of the categories (sports, presidents, vice presidents, entertainment, people in the news, business leaders, worl ...

United States Olympic Committee     View
This U.S. Olympic site has news about American Olympic athletes. It also has brief biographies of Olympians organized by sport.

Black History Month Center     View
"Discover culture, heritage and pride through profiles of some of the most significant people, places and events in African-American history." Includes biographies, a timeline, a quiz, and other activities.

Leonardo da Vinci: Scientist, Inventor, Artist     View
Biographical information about Leonardo da Vinci. Includes lessons for teachers. There are also video and audio pieces available using the Quicktime plug-in.     View
Information on folk and other acoustic music.

4000 Years of Women in Science     View
Focuses primarily on pre-twentieth century women in the science and technology fields and includes a good reference list for further research.

GeneaBios: Biographies for Genealogy     View
A free website with a searchable database of biographies for genealogy research and links to biographies on other sites.

Betsy Byars     View
Author of such books as The Summer of the Swans and The Midnight Fox. Read her biography and learn writing tips on her website.




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