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New online contents, January 2017

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Online edition
Edited by David Cannadine
Current version: January 2017


Preface to the online release, January 2017   |   List of editors and staff


New from January 2017

223 lives of people who shaped British history, who died in 2013.

> Full list of new lives


The Oxford DNB from January 2017

  • 55,095 articles in which are told the life stories of 60,302 individuals
  • 6,733 entries on women: that is 11 per cent of all lives and 28 per cent of first-time entrants to the dictionary across all periods
  • 11,495 subjects with a portrait image
  • 14,231 contributors (including contributors to the first DNB where they remain as signatories of revised entries)
  • 536 Theme articles (reference lists, groups and feature essays)

OXFORD DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY (ONLINE EDITION)
ISSN 1747-1001      ISBN 0-19-861412-8


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