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Biography Databases

Biography Resource Center - Find it Virginia

Full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals and reference works. Biographies of 320,000 people from around the world and throughout history.

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Biography Websites


Wikipedia often has biographical information for celebrities, pop culture figures and other lesser known individuals. Many of these people may not be well known enough to appear in major biographical databases. Because anyone can update Wikipedia biographies often have up-to-the-minute information but may also be unreliable is the official website of the Biography Channel. You can read biographies, play games, watch interviews and video clips at this website.