Biographies - online resources
- BBC – History – Historic Figures
The British Broadcasting Corporation site contains an A-Z directory of historic figures.
- BC Black History Learning Centre
- Biographical Dictionary
If you are looking for brief entries on famous individuals this site is an excellent choice.
A & E Television Network’s site provides over 25,000 biographies.
- Canadian Women Biographies
The National Library of Canada highlights the outstanding achievements of Canadian women.
- CBC’s The Greatest Canadian & The Top 100
A viewer nominated list of the top 100 Canadians.
- Distinguished Women of Past and Present
This site is dedicated to the contribution women have made over the centuries to society.
- Great Canadian Scientists
This site provides a narrative biography with clear graphic explanation to describe Canada’s greatest scientists and their achievements.
OmniBiography.com is the largest directory of biographies available on the Web containing information on more than 110,000 important people from antiquity to the present time.It includes biographies from the most important sites on the web in all languages.
- Well Known People Who Happen To Be Canadian
A list of Canadians and links to external websites for biographical information.