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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB)


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from the earliest times to the year 2000

Hrsg. v. H. C. G. Matthew und Brian Harrison


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Umfassendes biographisches Referenzwerk mit ausführlichen Beiträgen und weiterführenden Literaturhinweisen zu rund 60.000 Personen des öffentlichen Lebens in Großbritannien von den Anfängen bis 2000 sowie rund 11.000 Porträts.
Die Online-Ausgabe wird ergänzt durch zahlreiche interne Hyperlinks und Weblinks, u.a. zum "National Register of Archives" und zur "National Portrait Gallery". Ferner enthalten: die von 1884 bis 1901 erschienene 33-bändige Originalausgabe des "Dictionary of National Biography". Updates: viermonatlich.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB)

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Oxford University Press

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Explore the lives of over 60,000 people worldwide in this illustrated online collection of specially written biographies. This vast and authoritative resource covers individuals who have shaped all aspects of British history, from the Romans to the present day. The online edition not only offers fast desktop access and versatile searching of the complete text of the 60-volume Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and the first 33-volume Dictionary of National Biography, but themed articles, reference lists, special features, learning resources, free biography podcasts, and thousands of internal and external links to other resources such as Who Was Who and the National Portrait Gallery.


  • Fast desktop access to over 60,000 biographies from the new Oxford DNB plus access to the original 33-volume DNB
  • Versatile searching - Quick, full text searching by name or word from every web page, and advance search for people by date, field of interest or occupation, place of birth, education, and more
  • Browse alphabetically or by birth date
  • Extensive internal cross-referencing and external links to Who Was Who, the National Register of Archives, National Portrait Gallery, and more
  • Over 11,000 portrait illustrations - the largest collection ever published
  • Themed articles, reference lists, special features, and learning resources
  • Free regular episodes from the Oxford DNB biography podcast to download
  • More than 10,500 specialist contributors from 35 different countries
  • Extensive online help
  • Detailed usage statistics
  • OpenURL - Look up Oxford DNB references in your library catalogue
  • Email articles and lists of search results, either as text files or special links
  • Updated 3 times a year to include new biographies, themes for reference, illustrations, improved website features, and article updates


Researchers and students of all disciplines, local and family historians, writers, biography readers, librarians, archivists, curators, and school students.

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