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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Oxford University Press, OUP
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors. Portraits of subjects are included. As of 2015 there were approximately 59,500 biographies of men and women who died in or before the year 2011. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
biography, biographies, United Kingdom, UK, DNB,

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