Category:Dictionary of National Biography

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Dictionary of National Biography 
multi-volume reference work
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Instance ofnational biographical dictionary
Genre
  • biographical dictionary
Author
  • various authors
Editor
Publication date
  • 1885
Followed by
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
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VIAF ID: 179269842
GND ID: 4240970-6
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Leslie Stephen  (1832–1904) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q740657 s:en:Author:Leslie Stephen q:en:Leslie Stephen
Leslie Stephen
Alternative names Sir Leslie Stephen
Description British writer, critic and mountaineer
first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography (1885–91)
Date of birth/death 28 November 1832 22 February 1904
Location of birth/death London England
Work period 1871-1904
Work location United Kingdom
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creator QS:P170,Q740657
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Sidney Lee  (1859–1926) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q179854 s:en:Author:Sidney Lee q:en:Sidney Lee
Sidney Lee
Alternative names Sir Sidney Lee
Description British literary historian, biographer, literary critic, writer and university teacher
Date of birth/death 5 December 1859 3 March 1926
Location of birth/death Bloomsbury London
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creator QS:P170,Q179854
Title Dictionary of National Biography
Publisher

Elder Smith

Year of publication

1885–1901

Place of publication

London

Language

English

Description

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885. The updated Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB) was published on 23 September 2004 in 60 volumes and online.


The project Wikisource:WikiProject DNB is underway to transcribe and proofread the text of DNB and make it available to researchers at Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900.

Media in category "Dictionary of National Biography"

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