Type your famous person or category in the box below. Just the last name is usually enough.






  • You can type a name (best to use the LAST name) or a category (e.g. explorer). If nothing shows, broaden your search.
  • Click the person's name in BLUE to open a biography directly in a new window. It is a pdf.
  • If there is a [Video Introduction] link, click the link to open a video from our Hall of Fame. You can go on to open the full biography afterwards.
  • Click the [Teacher link] for comprehensions and reproducibles.