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OUP - E-books Dictionary of National Biography

Explore the lives of over 57,000 people worldwide who have shaped the British past over the last 2,400 years from the 4th-century BC Greek explorer Pytheas to Princess Diana, and from the founding fathers of America to the Nawabs of Bengal.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Biographies of over 55,000 people who have left a mark in British

Oxford English Dictionary Online

An unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.