About Biography in Context
Biographical information about more than one million people. Coverage ranges from Paris Hilton and George Clooney to Socrates and Boudicca.
Gale Biography in Context describes the lives of the world’s important and intriguing figures from history, around the world, and across all subject areas. It also contains information on news makers from the present time. Resources include:
- 600,000 plus biographies;
- Nearly 200 Gale reference titles;
- 50,000 new or updated biographies added annually;
- Integrated reference material, periodical information and multimedia content.
Biography in Context gives users the ability to search on occupations, nationalities, birthplaces and death places right from the home page — not just names. Coverage extends from Attila the Hun to Kim Kardashian. Fact boxes which provide snapshot summaries of key information are also provided to help users if you are not searching for too much detail.
For more biographies, try Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.