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Anyone who is, or was their own words

Who's Who and Who Was Who

Anyone who is, or was their own words

  • Unrivalled online access to over 130,000 influential people who have made their mark on British public life
  • Intuitive search and browse options enable quick and easy access to information which can be refine and re-order
  • Entries written by the subject themselves and include everything from career information to contact details
  • Flexible advanced search options mean that, in a single search, users can find female writers who were educated at Exeter University, have been awarded an OBE, were born after 1940, and are still alive!
  • Over 10,000 direct reciprocal links mean that users can compare and contrast what people wrote about themselves in Who Was Who with their biographies in the award-winning Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  • Not just British people - Nelson Mandela, Kofi Annan, Venus Williams, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tom Cruise, Barack Obama, and Woody Allen are just some of the international figures that are included
  • Updated annually each December, with minor updates during the year - if subjects die, their death dates will be added

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