Oregon History Project
(*)Created by the Oregon Historical Society, this site features biographies of important Oregonians through history.
Women's biographies: Distinguished Women of Past and Present
(*)Biographies of important women throughout history, from Sappho to current political figures. Conduct searches by the subject's name, ethnicity, and/or country of origin.
POTUS -- Presidents of the United States
(*)Quick facts about each American president, with links to sites with more biographical information. This site links to the White House bios of First Ladies.
(*)Biographies of various cultural and celebrity figures, including a photo gallery and videos.
Oregon Biography Index
An index that pulls together citations to a large number of biographical compilations of prominent Oregonians.
Oregon Bios Project
This site features more than 3,000 biographies of Oregonians. It includes many links to other helpful resources, such as books and websites about Oregonians and genealogy.
Notable Oregonians Guide
Biographies of notable Oregonians, including images and a summary of each Oregonian's accomplishments.
Gale - Free Resources - Hispanic Heritage - Biographies - Home
Biographies for contemporary Hispanic figures, such as Cesar Chavez and Sonia Sotomayor.
The HistoryMakers.com - African American history archive
Find biographical information about key people from African American history.
ESPN.com: Top N. American athletes of the century
Brief biographies on the top 100 North American athletes of the century identified by ESPN.
The Political Graveyard
Learn about dead politicians, judges, and diplomats, including where they are buried.