Biographical dictionary
Biographical dictionaries – a type of encyclopedic dictionary limited to biographical information – have been written in many languages. Many attempt to cover the major personalities of a country (wit...
International Who's Who
The International Who's Who is a Who's Who reference book of notable people worldwide that has been published since 1935.
The first edition was published in 1935 by Europa Publications.The eighth ...
Adelskalender (directory)
Adelskalender (German: Directory of Nobility) is a comprehensive directory of the nobility of a country or area. The best known such directory is the German Almanach de Gotha ("The Gotha") and its...
Almanach de Gotha
The Almanach de Gotha is a directory of Europe's royalty and higher nobility, from a German perspective. First published in 1763 by C.W. Ettinger in Gotha at the ducal court of Frederick III, Duke of...
Almanach de Gotha - Wikipedia
The Biographical Treasury
The Biographical Treasury, a dictionary of universal biography (London, 1854) was a reference book written and published by British author Samuel Maunder. It reached a 13th edition in 1866, when it wa...
Prosopography of the Byzantine World
The Prosopography of the Byzantine World is a project to create a prosopographical database of individuals named in textual sources in the Byzantine Empire and surrounding areas in the period from 642...
Dictionary of Literary Biography
The Dictionary of Literary Biography is a specialist encyclopedia dedicated to literature. Published by Gale, the 375-volumes set covers a wide variety of literary topics, periods, and genres, with a ...
Dictionary of Literary Biography - Wikipedia
Al-Kamal fi Asma' al-Rijal
Al-Kamal fi Asma' al-Rijal (Arabic: الكمال في أسماء الرجال‎) is a collection of biographies of hadith narrators within the Islamic discipline of biographical evaluation by the 12th-century I...
Thieme-Becker
Thieme-Becker is a German biographical dictionary of artists.
The dictionary was begun under the editorship of Ulrich Thieme (1865–1922) (volumes one to fifteen) and Felix Becker (1864–1928) (volu...
World Biographical Information System Online
The World Biographical Information System Online (or WBIS Online) is an online subscription database, referencing many different biographical secondary sources. Claiming to be "the most comprehensive ...
Daughters of Light
Daughters of Light: Quaker Women Preaching and Prophesying in the Colonies and Abroad, 1700-1775 is a book by Rebecca Larson, published in 1999. It provides specific studies of 18th century women mini...
International Biographical Centre
The International Biographical Centre is a publisher owned by Melrose Press Ltd that specializes in producing biographical publications, such as the Dictionary of International Biography and other awa...
John Lauris Blake's General Biographical Dictionary
The General Biographical Dictionary was a book written by American clergyman John Lauris Blake. The book's full title was A General Biographical Dictionary, Comprising a Summary Account of the Most Di...
John Lauris Blake's General Biographical Dictionary - Wikipedia
Prosopographisches Lexikon der Palaiologenzeit
The Prosopographisches Lexikon der Palaiologenzeit (German: "Prosopographical Lexicon of the Palaiologan era"), abbreviated PLP, is a German-language reference work on the people of the last two centu...
Biographie Nationale de Belgique
The Biographie Nationale de Belgique is the biographical dictionary of Belgium and its predecessor states.
Biographie Nationale de Belgique - Wikipedia
Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (DNZB) is an encyclopedia or biographical dictionary containing biographies of over 3,000 deceased New Zealanders. It was first published as a series of print v...
An Oriental Biographical Dictionary
An Oriental Biographical Dictionary (original title The Oriental Biographical Dictionary) was an important biographical dictionary of the Islamic, Persian and Indian worlds by Thomas William Beale, pu...