Biographical Information

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A & E Biography
Official site of A&E's Biography television series; includes the searchable text of 15,000 entries from the Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia.

Find facts on famous figures, from classic authors, movie stars, royalty, and gods, to cartoon dogs. Includes birth and death dates, birthplace, what the person is best known for, other biographical information, and four best websites for further information. links to good Web sites.

Black History Month
Biographies of historically significant African-Americans, a timeline of events, activities taken from the Black History Month Resource Book, and an exploration of African-American literature.

Hispanic Heritage
Biographies of leading Hispanic individuals, a timeline of events, Hispanic holidays, musical genres and other topics, with links to other sites.

Women's History Month
Includes biographies of historically significant women, a timeline of events in women’s history, activities from the Women’s History Month Resource Book, and excerpts from Women’s Rights on Trial.