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Academic Library - Biography provides nearly 100 profiles of women and men who have made a different throughout time
from a variety of countries.
http://www.academiclibrary.com/members/Biographies/

Amazing Women is selected list of women who have made an impact on our society. A brief biography, list of works, and
contributions is included.

http://www.amybrown.net/women/main.html

American Women's History provides links to biographical dictionaries, manuscripts, and historical sites about women in American history.
http://frank.mtsu.edu/~kmiddlet/history/women/wh-bio.html

BBC: History - Historic Figures briefly describes women and men from different centuries, provides links to more information, timelines, and related links.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/index.shtml  

Book Rags offers more than 8,400 biographies about women and men. Brief overviews of each person are available. However, for a monthly fee, in-depth biographical information is offered.
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/

Biographical Dictionary: This dictionary covers brief statements about more than 28,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day. The dictionary can be searched by birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.
 http://www.s9.com/

Biography Center provides access to more than 5,000 biographies of women and men that list the sites that provide information about each request.
http://www.biography-center.com/

Biography Channel includes profile information, curious facts, filmography, quotes, and links to additional web sites.
http://www.thebiographychannel.co.uk/biography.htm

Children's Encyclopedia of Women: "This encyclopedia was written in March 1998 by third and fourth grade students at Pocantico Hills School. We are adding to it during March and April of 1999. We hope to continue adding to the collection every year."
http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/womenenc/womenenc.htm
 
 

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Dead People Server    allows search by name and year to find information about people who have died.
 http://dpsinfo.com/dps/

Distinguished Women of Past and Present This site has biographies of women who contributed to our culture in many different ways. There are writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers, and others. Some were alive hundreds of years ago and some are living today. We've heard of some of them, while many more have been ignored by history book writers. Danuta Bois
http://www.DistinguishedWomen.com/

Encyclopædia Britannica's 300 Women Who Changed the World showcaes their accomplishments, birthplaces, and in context of the eras in which they lived.
http://search.eb.com/women

Encyclopedia of World Biography contains biographies about women and men throughout the world who have contributed in various ways to society.
http://www.notablebiographies.com/

Essortment provides biographies about some of the world's most notable political figures, scientists, criminals, inventors, presidents, queens,kings and more.
http://www.essortment.com/in/History.People/index.htm

Equity Online: Woman of the Week provides brief profiles, a quote, bibliography, and access to additional information about 50 women in various fields.
http://www.edc.org/WomensEquity/WOW/index.html

Fact Monster's Selected Lists of Women Biographies offers links to women in literary, scientific, reformers, suffragists, educators, scholars, and artistic fields.
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0768438.html

FemBio profiles more than 600 women in an extensively searchable database. The user can learn about women from many nations and diverse backgrounds.
 http://www.fembio.org/english/biography.php

Gale Group - Women's History contains 85 complete biographies of womyn throughout herstory.
http://www.gale.com/free_resources/whm/bio/index.htm

GeneaSearch is a free searchable genealogy database containing female ancestors submitted by visitors to help find your ancestors and surnames.
http://geneasearch.com/findfemale.htm

HEROINES OF PEACE: Briefly describes  nine women who won the Nobel Peace Prize by Irwin Abrams of Antioch University.
http://www.nobel.se/peace/articles/heroines/ 

History Net provides articles about women throughout history; highlighting women's lives in storytelling format, focusing on their "work" contributions.
http://womenshistory.about.com/library/bio/blbio_list.htm

InfoPlease's Women's History Month: Biographies access hundred's of biographical profiles of actresses, adventurers, athletes, businesswomen, musicians, and writers.
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/womenshistory1.html

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Lucid Cafe presents an alphabetical index of profiles of women and men of notoriety, including Sally Ride and Johann Bach.
http://www2.lucidcafe.com/lucidcafe/library/alphaindex.html

Multimedia Sites in Women's History: provides a Subject Index to Research Sources include links to collections on specific categories.
http://frank.mtsu.edu/~kmiddlet/history/women/wom-mm.html

Notable Women Ancestors: biographies and genealogies of all women ancestors, from notables to pioneer women to grandmothers. Visitors are welcome to add their own heroes and relatives to this growing database.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nwa/ 
 
 

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People is a Univ. of Michigan site of biographies about men & women with entries rated at beginner, intermediate, or advanced levels organized by ancient to modern time periods, astronauts, and others.
http://www.windows.ucar.edu/cgi-bin/tour_def/people/people.html

People Spot provides several profiles, but also biographical links to learn more about women and men of popular interest.
http://www.peoplespot.com/people/

Phenomenal Women provides brief profiles about more than 50 women who have made a difference.
http://school.discovery.com/schooladventures/womenofthecentury/phenomenalwomen/index.html

Spectrum Biography Library is primarily for the purpose of selling books, but also provides short profiles of 28 women and men.
http://www.incwell.com/Biographies/

Spotlight Biography the Smithsonian offers brief biographies about women and men of importance to our history and culture. It is organized alphabetically, by subject and offers additional links.
http://smithsonianeducation.org/spotlight/start.html

Study World provides links to individual famous women's biographies.
http://www.studyworld.com/Biography_Famous_Women.htm

WIC Biography Index: Women's International Center, education through communication To Acknowledge, Honor and Encourage Women includes over 150 biographies.
http://www.wic.org/bio/idex_bio.htm

Wikipedia's Biography provides information about women and men in many different fields and decades.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:Biography

Women and Society provides an alphabetical listing of women and their times/ circumstances their lives.
http://www.womenandsociety.buffalo.edu/collationbios.htm

Women of Courage profiles more than 20 women and explores various endeavors when women worked for change.
http://www.northnet.org/stlawrenceaauw/profiles.htm

Women of the Millenium is a list of 30 women considered to "most influential" between the 14th and 20th Centuries. 
http://www.pinn.net/~sunshine/whm2001/whm_01.html

WomenOf: The Women of the Month at least 11 women are profiled describing their achievements in fields of television, firefighting, cooking, and other areas of interest.
http://www.womenof.com/wmmenu.asp

Women's Biographical History: Women's History Resources including 2000: Anniversaries in Women's History; Arts; Curriculum Resources; Biographies; Military; Politics; Religion; Science & Math; Sports; Suffrage; Women's Rights; World History
http://www.northnet.org/stlawrenceaauw/bios.htm

Women's Biographies & Obituaries organized by state (12 listed), provides biographies of more than 20 women who's lives made a difference.
http://www.carolyar.com/womensbios.htm

Women's Education Equity Association  includes an on-growing list of profiles in its Women of the Week series.
http://www.edc.org/WomensEquity/WOW/index.html

Women's Lives more than 100 images and descriptions of women's lives are provided at this site.
http://www.edwardsly.com/wobio.html

Women's Studies database of biographies: Short alphabetical biographical list of women throughout history, from the University of Maryland at College Park.
http://www.inform.umd.edu/EdRes/Topic/WomensStudies/ReadingRoom/History/Biographies/

Women Working 1800-1930 is a Open Collections Program hosted by the  Harvard University Library and provides brief biographical sketches of individuals who have made significant contributions to Women Working or whose manuscripts, diaries, letters, or archival materials have been digitized.
http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/people.html

Womynlynks! Links to sites lauding the lives and accomplishments of notable women in the fields of music, literature, television, activism, painting, and the performance arts.
http://www.geocities.com/womynlynks/index.html?menu.html&0

World Biographical Index  Especially useful and searchable database for biographies. Select by language, gender, occupation, and other categories to learn more about people the user is researching.
http://www.saur-wbi.de/

WWWomen.com History provides an extensive list of links to biographies about women ranging from early herstory to present achievers.
http://www.wwwomen.com/category/histor1.html      
 
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