Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Credit

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is a collection of more than 56,000 biographies of men and women who have shaped all aspects of British history worldwide, from the 4th century BC to the 21st century.

Oxford DNB
The ODNB consists of 60 volumes the largest published work in the English language


The Oxford DNB is published in print (60 volumes) and online. The online edition is available in university, college, and public libraries across the United Kingdom, with many libraries offering remote access from home.