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What is Biography in Context?

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Biography database containing information on 335,000+ people throughout history and from around the world. You can search for anyone from Socrates to Richard Petty.

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  • Information, when available, comes in the form of:
    • Brief biographies
    • In-depth biographies
    • Magazine articles
    • Recent updates
    • Relevant and related websites.
  • In addition it includes a spotlight feature highlighting a particular person.
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Things to Know

  • Not only can you search by name, but users can also find people by other identifiers such as occupation, gender, nationality, etc.
  • Remember: Search results will have highlighted tabs at the top depending on what is available. Look at the tabs for your complete results list.
  • If you mark your entries, you can turn this list into a list of citations by hitting the View Citations List button.
  • Results and citations can be both printed and emailed
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