This site from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) presents hundreds of brief biographies of important historical figures. Entries are arranged in alphabetical order, or users may search for notable characters by surname. For example, within the "A" category, readers may peruse biographies dedicated to John Adams, Konrad Adenauer, Agricola, Akhenaten, Prince Albert, St. Andrew, Muhammad Ali, and many others. The entries that accompany each historical figure are erudite and often feature a representative photograph, portrait, or other illustration. Readers should note that this BBC site has been archived and is no longer being updated, however, this should not detract from the wealth of information hidden in the folds of this site.
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