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Featured Biography Websites
Academy of Achievement
Profiles, biographies, and interviews (including audio & video) of the world's pioneers, leaders, and visionaries from the 20th and 21st centuries.
Sponsored by the A&E Television network, this site includes over 25,000 biographies.
Historic Figures (BBC)
Selected biographies of figures featured on BBC History.
Nobelprize.org is the official web site of the Nobel Prize. Here you will find information for every Nobel Prize since 1901, including the Nobel Laureates' biographies, Nobel Lectures, interviews, photos, articles, video clips, press releases, educational games and more.
PBS Jazz: Biographies
Provides information on the lives of nearly 100 premiere artists in the field of Jazz music.
The History Makers
"By recording, preserving and sharing the life stories of thousands of African Americans, from President Barack Obama to the oldest living black cowboy, The History Makers is a leader in helping to educate and enlighten millions worldwide through refashioning a more inclusive record of American history."
U. S. Senate: Art & History - Senators
Biographical information about historical figures of the U.S. Senate.
U.S. House of Representatives - History, Art, & Archives
Government website that lists several sources with historical information on members of the House of Representatives.