Welcome to Biographies.net

Biographies.net is a huge collection of biographies about famous and not-so-famous individuals, including a large amount of facts, birthday information, life story, profession, family and more - collaboratively assembled by contributing editors.

Browse our in-depth biographies by profession, alphabetically, or search by keywords.

Born today...

  • Owen Benjamin (38)

    Owen Benjamin started his comedy career in music. Growing up with an opera singer father,...

  • John Marshall (162)

    John Marshall served as the 27th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky under Governor William S...

  • Robert Garrett (143)

    Robert Garrett was an American athlete. He was the first modern Olympic champion in discus throw...

  • Nick van den Berg (38)

    Nick van den Berg is a professional pool player. In 2005 he was runner-up to Wu Chia-ching in...

  • Frank Cooke (105)

    Frank Cooke was an American entrepreneur who lived within, and started a high-tech optical...

  • Jan Smuts (148)

    Jan Christiaan Smuts, OM, CH, ED, KC, FRS, PC was a prominent South African and British...

  • George Grey Barnard (155)

    George Grey Barnard, often written George Gray Barnard, was an American sculptor, "an excellent...

  • Jim Broadbent (69)

    Jim Broadbent is an actor.

See them all »

Discuss everything about the Biographies.net website with our community:

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!