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Who's Who and Who Was Who


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Biographisches Referenzwerk mit Informationen zu über 34.000 einflussreichen Personen des zeitgenössischen Lebens aus England, Schottland, Wales und Irland auf der Grundlage der aktuellen Ausgabe des bei A & C Black veröffentlichten "Who's Who". Enthalten sind darüber hinaus biographische Informationen zu rund 100.000 bereits verstorbenen Personen aus den vorangegangenen Ausgaben des "Who's Who" von 1897 bis 2018 ("Who was Who"). Updates: laufend.

Who's Who and Who Was Who

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Oxford University Press

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Verlagsinformation :: Publisher's information

Explore rich, autobiographical information on over 134,000 influential people from all walks of life with Who's Who and Who Was Who, the highly prestigious resource published online exclusively by Oxford University Press. Published every year since 1849, Who's Who is the leading source of up-to-date information on over 34,000 notable figures in public life today. Who Was Who is an invaluable historical archive which collects together the entries of over 100,000 people, now deceased, who were included in previous editions of Who's Who. It is an invaluable research tool and offers a unique way of measuring social change. Containing autobiographical listings of senior politicians, judges, civil servants, and notable figures from the arts, academia, and other areas, it is seen as one of the worlds's most recognized and respected works of reference.

At a glance

  • Over 34,000 entries from the new edition of Who's Who and over 100,000 entries from all 11 volumes of Who Was Who
  • Fascinating insights into the private lives of public figures with detailed information for each person
  • Each entry is written by the subject themselves and can include full name, formal titles, birth date and (where appropriate) death date, education, honours, career history, recreations, contact details, and more
  • International figures include Nelson Mandela, Kofi Annan, Serena Williams, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tom Cruise, Barack Obama, and Woody Allen
  • Extensive internal cross-references - find family members and other connected entrants such as people in the same profession or people born in the same period with ease
  • Over 10,000 direct reciprocal links mean that users can compare and contrast what people such as Dame Barbara Cartland or Anthony Blunt wrote about themselves in Who Was Who with their biographies in the award-winning Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  • Custom-built for biographical research with a user-friendly interface
  • Intuitive search and browse options enable quick and easy access to exceptional content which can be refined and re-ordered
  • Flexible advanced search options means that, in a single search, users can find female writers who were educated at Exeter University, have been awarded an OBE, were born after 1940, and are still alive!
  • Quick filter - choose to search Who's Who, or the complete database including Who Was Who
  • Discover interesting topical articles in the monthly feature pages
  • Updated annually each December alongside the print edition with minor updates during the year - if subjects die, their death dates will be added

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