PEOPLE: BIOGRAPHIES & GENEALOGY

Updated April 2009

GENERAL & COMPREHENSIVE SITES
Biographical Dictionary 
A&E's Biography.com
  Who2 Homepage 
    Famous Birthdays 
Past TIME Men of the Year 
  TIME.com: The TIME 100 
  Awesome Library - Biographies
  Net's Famous People
Biographies: Categorical Index 
  Famous people celebrity biography and links to supermodel presidents leaders .. 
  TITLES OF FAMOUS PEOPLE 
My Virtual Reference Desk - My Facts Page - Biography/Who's Who
Famous People
  HyperHistory Important People by Timeline and Period
 
   Academy of Achievement Home Page
  Spectrum Biography Library
Biographies - Important People
  Lives, the Biography Resource 
  Reference Resources: Famous Historical People 
  American Biographies Menu 
    What's In A Name? a web site about name origins & popularity


RULERS - LEADERS - POLITICIANS
Zarate's Political Collections (ZPC)
Political Leaders, 1945-Present
Rulers
Women Leaders of the World
TIME 100: Leaders & Revolutionaries
The Political Graveyard
For more, please visit my Country Information and General World History pages.

FAMOUS PEOPLE IN AMERICAN HISTORY
Famous Historical Americans 
  Who's Who in American History  
USA: index to biographies-area 
  American Biographies Menu 
  Meet Amazing Americans
Colonial Hall: Biographies of America's Founding Fathers
Brief Biographies of Jackson Era Characters 
Civil War Biography Page 
  Notable Native Texans  
  AMERICAN NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY: BIOGRAPHY OF THE DAY

For more, please visit my General U.S.A. History, 50 states, From Colonies to Revolution, 19th Century America, 20th Century America, U.S. Government, Presidents, and TEXAS pages.

BIOGRAPHIES BY ETHNICITY
Migration of Ancestrial Ethnic Groups in the United States in 1990 
   The Indigenous Circle: Famous Native Americans 
Famous Austrians, Germans, Swiss
African-American Achievers 
The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences. 
  Famous Hispanics in the World and History 
  German American Corner: German-American Biographies 

For much more, please visit my Non-Western Cultures, African Americans, Native Americans, and Meso and Latin America pages.

FAMOUS WOMEN
Women's Information Center - Biography Index 
  Women's biographies: Distinguished Women of Past and Present 
  Distinguished Women: Alphabetical Index of Names 
  Distinguished Women of Past and Present by Subject Area 
  Female Heroes - Women in World History Curriculum 
  Women in History : A List of Names 
  Women Leaders of the World 
Women Mathematicians
Women Nobel Prize Laureates
Women of NASA
  Helen Keller - RNIB Factsheet - The life of Helen Keller - Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) - Document: The Life of Helen Keller - Helen Keller Collection 
  Mother Teresa - Humanitarian 
  Who was Sojourner Truth?

Much more below in the Women's section. Also, visit my Women page.

SCIENCE - MATH - INVENTORS - CREATORS - INNOVATORS
Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Inventors and Innovations
Famous Scientists
TIME 100: Builders & Titans
TIME 100: Scientists & Thinkers
The National Inventors Hall of Fame
Inventors Indexed by Name
Eric's Treasure Trove of Scientific Biography
The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences.
Mathematician Biographies
Women Mathematicians
For more, please visit my Other Subjects page.

FAMOUS PEOPLE IN ARTS - ENTERTAINMENT - SPORTS
Malaspina Great Books Home Page - Index of authors, composers, & artists
TIME 100: Artist & Entertainers
The Nobel Prize Internet Archive
The Nobel Channel
The Pulitzer Prizes - Bios of the winners
Jazz Age Biographies
HickokSports.com - Biography - Menu
The Official Jesse Owens Web Site
For more, please visit my Art & Galleries, Music, Literature and Drama, Motion Pictures, Movies, Film, Television & Misc. Fine Arts, and History of Sports & Entertainment pages.

THE MILITARY
Biographies - Military Biographies & Biography Information
  USIGS Military Links Collection 
  USIGS Military Collection's Veteran Ancestor Registry 
  Veterans History Project (Library of Congress) 
  American Veterans Traveling Tribute: Home Page 

For much more, please visit my Military History, Info, Stats, Civil War, World War I, World War II, and Cold War - Korea - Vietnam - Desert Storm - Enduring Freedom pages.

FAMOUS ANIMALS
Pets in the news - animal celebrities, presidential pets, and more 
  Dogs and cats perform heroic deeds
  Roadside America Pet Cemetery 
  Roadside Pet Cemetery: Noble Dog Mausoleum 
  Famous Horses 
  Famous Horses of the Civil War
  Faithful Steeds. Roadside Pet Cemetery 


... FROM AN "ALIVE OR DEAD" POINT OF VIEW
Who's Alive and Who's Dead 
  The Caskets On Parade Home Page 
   Caskets On Parade - Book of the Dead database 
  Dead People Server
 
  The Political Graveyard 
Roadside America Pet Cemetery 


VARIOUS MISC. TOPICS
Discoverers Web: Alphabetical list
Autograph Exhibit: Introduction
TIME 100: Heroes & Inspirations
Eighties Identities: People from the 1980's
Trivia: Grade School Dropouts
Left Handed Celebrities
Famous Britons

WRITE YOUR OWN BIOGRAPHY!
Biography Maker - learn how to write your own bio!!!

FOR MUCH MORE, RETURN TO MY Table of Contents & SELECT A SPECIFIC TOPIC OR TIME PERIOD.

GENEALOGY
 
 General and Comprehensive Sites
Genealogy Subject Guide 
  Genealogical Research at the National Archives 
  Vital Records Information for United States (birth, death or marriage certifica 
   Ancestry.com The most popular genealogy and family history site 
  HeritageQuest.com - Local History and Genealogy Librarian News 
  Genealogy and Family Heritage 
ROOTS-L Resources: United States Resources
United States Resources: Texas 
Immigrant Arrivals: A Guide To Published Sources (Library of Congress)
Genealogy.com: The Leading Resource for Family History
My History is America's History 
A Barrel of Genealogy Links 
Family Chronicle Magazine
  The USGenWeb Project - Home Page
The USGenWeb Project: Specific States
Ancestors: Charts & Records
North American Genealogy
ShadCat's Free Genealogy Listings 
    Camelot Village: Historic Roots 
  Tree Gallery 
  The Olive Tree Genealogy 
  Free Family Tree Chart - Download Site 
  GedHTree - GEDCOM to HTML, Elegant ancestor trees on the Web 
  Family Tree Creator - Making Family Tress 
Genealogy & History Internet Web Directory by the Tinney Family
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Helm's Genealogy Toolbox - Providing the Tools to Research Your Family History
Geneanet - The free world network of genealogical database. History, ancestors 
GedHTree - Elegant ancestor trees on the Web
  Genealogy TODAY.com -- Family Tree Articles and Genealogy Search 
  FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service 
  Surnames.com 
  ShadCat's Free Genealogy Listings 

Names
The Origin of Surnames 
U.S. Surname Distribution
  Popular American Names for Specific Birth Periods 
  Surnames.com 
  Search Names Files From 1990 Census 
  What's In A Name? a web site about name origins & popularity 
  A Family Name Research Source - Online Surname Databases! 
SurnameWeb - The Genealogy Web Portal
   Surnames Index Page
Surname Central
Foreign Names - Cross Reference with English Versions
Surnames 
Her Heritage Maiden Name Directory - index.htm

Royalty - Heraldry - Coats of Arms - Scottish Clans
Royal and Noble Genealogical Data on the Web
Brigitte's Royal Genealogy Pages
Royal Genealogies -- Menu
Directory of Royal Genealogical Data
Royal Descents of famous people
Nobility in America: Coats of Arms of Famous Americans
Cyndi's List - Royalty & Nobility
Henri van Oene's Royal Genealogies Page
Heraldry on the Internet, Coats of Arms, Family Crests
A GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN HERALDRY by JAMES PARKER
The American College of Heraldry
Symbolism of Heraldry
Coats of Arms on Web Sites
Camelot Village: Scotish Clans
Alphabetical listing of living Scotish Clans
The History of Tartan

Ship Passenger Lists
Genealogy Resources on the Internet - WWW/Passenger lists; Ships
Guide to Immigration Records and Ship's Passenger Lists-Table of Contents
Genealogy.com: Finding a ship name with passenger lists
PASSENGER LISTS ON THE INTERNET
Index to Inward Overseas Unassisted Passengers from Foreign Ports 1852 - 1859
Emigration / Ship Lists and Resources

Military
USIGS Military Collection - Links
Enlisted Man's Web Site  
  Civil War Records on the Internet 
  Civil War Units -- USA National & States A-I, USA States K-N, USA States O-W, CSA National & States A-M, CSA States N-V
Genealogy and the American Civil War
U.S. Civil War Center -- Genealogy 
  USIGS Military Links Collection - USIGS Military Collection's Veteran Ancestor Registry 
  Veterans History Project (Library of Congress) 
  American Veterans Traveling Tribute: Home Page
For more info, check out my Military History, Info, Stats page.

Various Topics
Genealogy - Texas State Library
Dead Fred - Genealogy Photo Archive
African American Ancestry
All Things Cherokee
Wayne Cook's Canadian Genealogy and Historic Plaques Page
German Roots : Emigration and Immigration : Passenger Lists, more...
Internet Sources of German Genealogy
History of African-American Cemeteries in South Carolina
Native American Genealogy Links
Long Island Genealogy

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