A & E Biography
Contains a searchable online database of over 15,000 international names, both past and present.
Searchable by name or by commonalities, i.e. 'Civil Rights' for names of those involved in various Civil Rights Movements.
Biographies include a 'quick facts' area as well as brief videos about the individuals.
Listed by the Association for Library Service to Children on their 'Great Websites for Children.'