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American National Biography Online
The national biography for the United States. More than 17,000 biographical sketches for deceased individuals who contributed to shaping the U.S.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
A collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2000.
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Online reference library providing access to a large number of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and other reference books, including Who's Who, and Who Was Who.