- 4000 Years of Women in Science
History of women in science from antiquity to the nineteenth century. Includes biographies, photographs, and references.
- Academy of American Poets
The Academy of American Poets is the preeminent organization in the United States dedicated to the art of poetry. Biographies on many of the best known poets are included here.
- Achiever Gallery
The Achiever Gallery includes photographs, biographies, profiles, interviews complete with video and audio of many notables .
- American Heroes of the Twentieth century
In this web site, students have identified and discussed the greatest American Heroes of the Twentienth Century.
- American President: An Online Reference Resources
In-depth information on American President: An Online Reference Resource from the Miller Center of Public Affairs.
Read biographies, watch interviews, and video clips at Biography.com.
- The Biography Maker
Helps convert information and facts into a narrative, and defines six characteristics of effective writing.
- Conversations with History
Harry Kreisler interviews distinguished individuals about their lives and work.
- Dead People Server
The Dead People Server is simply a list of interesting celebrities along with their present status: dead or alive.
- Eric Weisstein’s World of Scientific Biography
Biographies of some of the great inventors, scientists and radio pioneers.
- Find a Grave
Find A Grave is a resource for finding the final resting places of famous folks, friends and family members. With millions of names.
- First Ladies of the United States
Information from the White House on all the Presidents’ wives.
- Innovative Lives
Featuring the innovative lives of inventors. From the Smithsonian Institute.
Find an extensive A-Z list of famous inventors, along with a link to American inventors.
- Inventor of the Week
Browsable and searchable collection of short, yet scholarly biographies geared toward students.
Features brief biographies for most important mathematicians in history.
- Medieval People
Biographies of medieval artists, musicians, authors, religious figures, royalty, nobility, and more.
- Meet Amazing Americans
From the Library of Congress, Meet Amazing Americans is one of five sections in the interactive Web site designed for kids that is enjoyed by users of all ages
- Mountain Men and the Fur Trade
The library contains online diaries of trappers, traders, and frontiersmen. The Images of Fur Trade History contains drawings and pictures of fur trade life.
- Movies: Internet Movie Database Name Search
Search the Internet Movie Database for information on anyone in the movies: Movie Actors, Actresses, Directors, Crews.
- NASA Astronaut Biographies
Try the biography search for biographies of current astronauts.
- National Inventors Hall of Fame
Learn about famous and not so famous inventors.
- National Women’s Hall of Fame
The Hall is home to exhibits, artifacts of historical interest, a research library and office.
- NBA Player Profiles
Bios and more about most of the NBA players.
- The Nobel Prize
contains up-to-date information of all current and former Nobel Prize winners.
- Notable Citizens of Planet Earth
Notable Citizens of Planet Earth contains biographical information on over 18000 people from ancient times to today.
- PBS Biographies
Biographies prepared by the Public Broadcasting System (PBS).
Biographies of various pioneers who traveled to the American west.
- The presidential timeline of the 20th Century
An interactive timeline of Presidential history, presenting materials drawn from the Presidential Libraries.
- Time Magazine: Time 100
Each year, Time profiles 100 remarkable people.
- Who’s Who in American history: Civil War to the Present
From the University of Wisconsin, search for famous Americans by name, era, or occupation. There is also a photo gallery.
- Women in the Goldrush
Read interesting quotes and comments from and about the women of gold rush in California.
- Yahoo! “People”
Check here for additional biographies and new sites.