Biography Index Past and Present
1946-present. Biographical subjects indexed range from antiquity to the present and represent all fields and nationalities, providing contextual information on writers, artists, statesmen, sports figures, politicians, religious leaders, actors, business people and other important individuals. The information is reflected in citations from thousands of periodicals internationally, as well as from notable books indexed back to 1946. Unedited over time, entries on individuals accurately reflect the perspective of the era during which they were written. Coverage includes article and book citations, book reviews, diaries, interviews, memoirs, and obituaries.