Time 100 Profiles the 100 most influential people of the 20th century (as selected by TIME Magazine) in five fields of endeavor.
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World Biographical Index - K. G. Saur Publishing Free access to a large biographical database containing over 2 million references to persons. Search by name (or part of name) in combination with occupation, year of birth or death, year cited, and biographical archive.
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