Contains biographical information on over 25,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day. Information contained in the Dictionary includes birth and death years, professions, positions held, literary and artistic works and other achievements.
Cable’s A&E television series is also searchable on the web. Over 15,000 biographical entries are provided for current and historical personalities.
A listing of Noble Peace Prize Winners from 1901- . Whenever possible, links to other important web sites about the recipient are listed.
Interactive biographical dictionary provides “concise profiles of men and women portrayed in the west.” Some individuals from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds are included.
Biographies and cross references for all presidents. Information includes other presidential internet sites and includes speeches, writings and video clips.
This site contains lists of heads of state and heads of government (and, in certain cases, de facto leaders which don’t occupy either of those formal positions) of all currently existing countries and territories. Foreign ministers of all countries are listed separately.