The database World Biographical Index contains short biographical details on people who either lived in, or were influential in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Australasian-Pacific region, and North and South America. It is an index to a total of 55 of K. G. Saur Verlag's Biographical Archives and is in addition, an independent instrument for biographical research on about 5.9 million persons. Many of the Biographical Archives referred to may be found in microfiche in Memorial Library Reference. (Updated annually)
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