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Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online (DCB)/Dictionnaire Biographique du Canada en Ligne (DBC)     View
This online dictionary provides access to the print volumes of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Includes individuals who died (or whose last activity was) between the year 1000 through the early 20th century; it will be updated as new print volu ...

Who2?: Find Famous People Fast     View
"Classic authors, movie stars, famous frauds, kings and queens, mythical gods, cartoon dogs — anyone famous is fair game for Who2." Each entry includes birth and death dates, birthplace, what the person is best known for, biographical ...     View
Contains over 25,000 brief biographies of notable personalities from antiquity to the present. Entries include dates, career information, and alternate spellings/versions of the name. Searchable and browsable.

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.




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