Biographies of people noted in British history and culture
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. It is overseen by academic editors at Oxford University, UK, and published by Oxford University Press. The Oxford DNB now includes biographies of more than 58,326 men and women who died in or before the year 2008—plus 502 ‘Theme’ articles for reference and research.