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Academy of Achievement [ Profile ] - Introduces the men and women who shaped the 20th century. Includes profiles, biographies, and interviews.

Biography.com [ Profile ] - Short biographies of famous people, ranging from actors and actresses to political leaders and historical figures.

Images of Greatness [ Profile ] - Fourth and fifth graders write about the lives and characters of twelve famous individuals.

Biographies for Kids [ Profile ] - Famous leaders page offers short biographies political leaders, scientists, inventors, athletes, and others who made a great impact on their world. Stories are written for elementary school students, and each page includes links and a dictionary of terms.

MyHero.com [ Profile ] - Tells the stories of ordinary people who have accomplished extraordinary things.

Great Men and Women of the World [ Profile ] - Provides biographies of great men and women of the world. Organized into sections on leaders and activists, heroes and humanitarians and scientists. Profiles available in English and French.

Heroes of History [ Profile ] - Selection of noteworthy persons, their accomplishments and failures.

PBS - History [ Profile ] - Contains biographies of dozens of men and women whose lives have shaped the course of history.

4to40: Heros Forever [ Profile ] - Provides short profiles of modern day leaders.

Biography Base [ Profile ] - A large collection of biographies on notable men and women.

Biographical Dictionary [ Profile ] - Contains information on more than 28,000 notable people from ancient times to the present day. Searchable by names, keywords, and dates.

Famous People with Disabilities [ Profile ] - Short biographies of about a dozen famous people.

John Dillinger [ Profile ] - Describes the man known as a desperado, bank robber, and someone that no jail could hold.

Their Stamp on History [ Profile ] - Explores the lives of important historical people whose pictures have appeared on U.S. postage stamps.

Liberty's Kids [ Profile ] - Web home of the animated series that introduces children to the exciting stories and people behind the birth of a nation.

Biographical Studies [ Profile ] - Gives brief backgrounds of famous scientists, mathematicians, artists, Roman ruler, inventor and theologians, includes portrait photos and bibliographies.

Carnegie, Andrew [ Profile ] - Information about the life the philanthropist and his legacy for education and libraries.

Time 100 [ Profile ] - Profiles the 100 most influential people of the 20th century as selected by TIME Magazine in five fields -- leaders and revolutionaries, artists and entertainers, builders and titans, scientists and thinkers, and heroes and icons.

William Palmer [ Profile ] - Explores the life of man hanged as a serial killer. Evidence about the crimes and the trial are presented so you can form your own opinion of guilt or innocence.

The Great, Famous and Infamous [ Profile ] - A selection of biographies of people who have shaped the 19th and 20th centuries including actors, authors, and inventors.
 
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