Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is an illustrated collection of over 56,000 biographies of people who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the 4th Century to the 21st Century.
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography provides accurate, concise, and readable articles on noteworthy people from all walks of life. Entries offer detailed and extensive biographical information drawn from primary and secondary sources, and range from a few dozen to 35,000 words in length.
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