Chambers Biographical Dictionary by Melanie Parry
Call Number: CT103 .C4
Publication Date: 1997
Revised and updated to contain more than 3,000 new entries. Spanning the centuries before Christ up to the present day, covers a wide range of luminaries and human achievement including the arts, science and technology, popular entertainment, sports, religion, the media, politics and business. The 17,500-plus alphabetically arranged articles describe the nationality, occupation, and achievements of each person, as well as 250 panels which focus on individuals considered particularly important.