WBIS Online is the most comprehensive biographical database available. Based on the digitization of K. G. Saur's Biographical Archives it compiles biographical articles from printed reference works published from the 16th to the 20th century, and reproduces these original documents as facsimile images on the screen. WBIS Online is thus featuring biographical profiles of people from all centuries as well as all countries and regions worldwide.In addition to 2.28 Million digitized biographical articles from 8 Biographical Archives, the WBIS Online database currently provides an index to 30 Biographical Archives totalling short biographies on more than 3.6 million persons. Coverage of the database will be extended annually, geographically as well as historically.
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