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902 Historical chronology, (History - Chronology), (Dates, Historical), (Timeline), (Timelines)
909 World history, World politics
909.07 Crusades, (Church history - 600-1500, Middle Ages)
909.08 Modern history
909.09 Medieval civilization, (Medieval history), Middle Ages - History
910 Geography, Travel
911 Historical atlases, (Historical maps), (Historical geography - Maps)
912 Maps, Atlases
912.73 United States - Maps (includes topographic maps)
917.1 Canada - Description, National parks and reserves - Canada, (Canada - Travel)
917.3 United States - Description, National parks and reserves - United States, (United States - Travel)
920 Biography, Athletes, Celebrities, (Famous people), Millionaires, (Billionaires)
920.071 Canada - Biography
920.073 United States - Biography
929 Genealogy, (Ancestry), (Descent), (Family histories), (Family trees)
929.4 Names, Personal names, Pseudonyms, Nicknames, (Baby names), (Proper names), (Christian names), (Family names), (Forenames), (Surnames), (Fictitious names), (Pen names), (Anonyms)
929.6 Heraldry, (Coats of Arms), (Coat of Arms), Tartans, (Scottish tartans)
929.9 Flags, National emblems, State emblems
930 Ancient history, Ancient civilization
930.1 Archeology, Archaeology
932 Egypt - Antiquities, (Ancient Egypt), (Egyptology)
937 Rome, (Roman Empire)
940.2 Renaissance, (Early modern period)
940.3 World War I, 1914-1918
940.53 World War II, 1939-1945, Jewish holocaust (1933-1945)
940.547271 World War, 1939-1945 - Personal narratives, Japanese, Japanese - Canada - Biography, Japanese - Canada - Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, World War, 1939-1945 - Evacuation of civilians - British Columbia, (Japanese internment - Canada)
941 Great Britain, Great Britain - History, (British history), (British empire), (England - Social life and customs), (United Kingdom), (War memorials - Great Britain)
941.081 Great Britain - History - Victoria, 1837-1901, Great Britain - History - 1800-1899 (19th century)
941.084 Great Britain - History - 1936-1945
941.092 Great Britain - Kings and rulers, (Queens), (Princes and princesses), (Royalty), (Monarchs), (Sovereigns), (Diana, Princess of Wales)
951.93 North Korea
951.95 South Korea
956 Arab countries, Iraq War, 2003, War on Terrorism, 2001-2009, Afghan War, 2001, Afghanistan - History - 2001, United States - Politics and government - 2001-2009
958.1 Afghanistan, Islamic fundamentalism - Afghanistan
965.04 Israel-Arab conflicts, Jewish-Arab relations, (Arab-Israeli conflicts), (Palestinian-Israeli conflicts)
966 West Africa - Social life and customs
970.004 Indians of North America, (North American Indians), Inuit - Canada
971 Canada, Canada - Civilization, Canada - History, (War memorials - Canada)
971.004 Indians of North America - Canada, Native peoples - Canada, Métis, (Metis)
972.9 Caribbean area - Description and travel, Caribbean area - Social life and customs
973 United States, United States - History, United States - Politics and government, Americana, United States - Civilization, (American history), (American government), (American politics), (United States - Government)
● 10 of the Richest (and Poorest) Countries in the World by Erika Rawes, Wall Street Business Cheat Sheet. Published 14 Feb. 2015.
● 100 Top Celebrities from Forbes.com. Sort list of celebrities by Rank, Name, Pay, Web Hits, Press, or TV. Includes Highest Paid Athletes.
● Canada’s Richest People 2015: The 25 Wealthiest Canadians. Published 20 Nov. 2014.
● List of Canadians by net worth from Wikipedia.
● Forbes list of billionaires from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This list of billionaires is based on the annual ranking of the world's wealthiest people compiled and published by Forbes magazine.
● Highest Paid CEOs in USA. Highest Paid Bosses from Forbes.
● Canada's Top 100 Highest-Paid CEOs. Canadian Business.
● List of the 100 wealthiest people from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
● The World’s 10 Most Expensive Houses - and Who Owns Them by Jacob Davidson, Money. Published 14 Nov. 2014.
● The World's Most Expensive Billionaire Homes with Photos from Forbes.
● Why the Rich Live Longer.
● 400 Richest Americans - Forbes 400.
● The World's Richest People 2015 by Kerry A. Dolan and Luisa Kroll, Forbes. News from Finance.yahoo.com. Published 2 Mar. 2015.
● Inside the 2015 Forbes Billionaires List: Facts and Figures by Kerry A. Dolan and Luisa Kroll, Forbes. Published 2 Mar. 2015.
● The World's Billionaires 2015. Published 2 Mar. 2015 by Forbes.
● The Richest Women in the World 2015 from Forbes.
● Richest 1% will own more than all the rest by 2016. Published 19 January 2015 by Oxfam International.
● The World’s Wealth in 2014 by Barry Ritholtz. What is a High-Net-Worth-Individual (HNWI)? Typically, this means the individual has assets of over $1 million U.S., i.e. a millionaire.
4000 Years of Women in Science. Biographies, References, Photographs.
Allrefer.com - People. Categories of biographies: Science and Technology, Medicine, Social Sciences and the Law, Literature and the Arts, Philosophy and Religion, Sports and Games, and History.
BBC Four - Audio Interviews. Audio clips, biographical profiles, and photos of "cultural greats" of the 20th century. Select a person by name or by category: Actors, Architects, Broadcasters, Cartoonists, Composers, Dancers, Filmmakers, Musicians, Painters, Philosophers, Photographers, Playwrights, Poets, Political Activists, Religious Thinkers, Scientists, Sculptors, Sports Personalities, Writers. Listen to voices of Maya Angelou, Margaret Atwood, Enid Blyton, Agatha Christie, Dalai Lama, Salvador Dalí, Walter de la Mare, Mohandas Gandhi, John Gielgud, Graham Greene, Joseph Heller, Alfred Hitchcock, Bob Marley, Ogden Nash, Rudolph Nureyev, Michael Ondaatje, Pele (Edson Arantes Nasiemento), Rodgers and Hammerstein, Salman Rushdie, Charles Schulz, George Bernard Shaw, Steven Spielberg, Margaret Thatcher, Dylan Thomas, Desmond Tutu, Andy Warhol, Evelyn Waugh, Elie Wiesel, Virginia Woolf, William Butler Yeats, and many others.
Biographical Dictionary Searchable database of over 27,000 notable people who have shaped our world. Brief bios.
Biography - Who's Who. From My Facts Page, refdesk.com. Links to major biographical sites.
Biography.com TV program and magazine. Easily searchable database of over 20,000 personalities. Short biographical information on each, many with list of works and related links.
CNN 25 - Top 25 Fascinating People in the last quarter of a century, posted May 2, 2005:
1) Ronald Reagan
2) Pope John Paul II
3) Ayatollah Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini
4) George W. Bush
5) Deng Xiaoping
6) Bill Clinton
7) Osama bin Laden
8) Mikhail Gorbachev
9) Nelson Mandela
10) Yasser Arafat
11) Bill Gates
12) Margaret Thacher
13) Saddam Hussein
14) Sam Walton
15) Ariel Sharon
16) Steve Jobs
17) Newt Gingrich
18) Lech Walesa
19) Mother Teresa
20) Alan Greenspan
21) Michael Jordan
22) Diana Princess of Wales
23) Rev. Billy Graham
24) Oprah Winfrey
25) Steven Spielberg
Dead or Alive? Site tracks whether famous people are still alive or whether they have passed away. Searchable by keyword. Provides Dead or Alive info, Field: Entertainment, Journalism, Music, Politics, Science, Sports, Theater, etc., Brief Bio Info, Date of Birth, Current Age (if alive), Date of Death, Age at Death, as well as Cause of Death.
Dying 47-Year-Old Professor Gives Exuberant ‘Last Lecture’ from Wimp.com. Video, 76:26 min. Sep 20, 2007. "We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand" says Carnegie-Mellon University professor, Randy Pausch. Watch as the terminally ill man delivers one final lecture on childhood dreams and the "love stories" that are our lives. Dr. Randy Pausch, the Carnegie Mellon University computer science professor, died July 25, 2008 in Virginia of pancreatic cancer.
Famous People Painting - Discussing the Divine Comedy with Dante. Historical Painting with Wikipedia Links & Mouse Over Tagging. Original oil painting on canvas by Chinese artists: Dai Dudu, Li Tiezi, and Zhang An, 2006. Who are these people and what did they contribute? Click on an individual and read the biography.
Find a Grave. Site enables you to find graves of thousands of famous people worldwide. Searchable by Name, Location, Claim to Fame, and Date. Includes Search 7.2 million grave records in the United States, Cemetery Search by Name of Cemetery and State, Surname Index and more.
GeneaBios - Genealogy Biography Database. All the Biographies for Genealogy - A-Z.
Irwin, Steve - Stephen Robert Irwin (22 February 1962 – 4 September 2006) from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Also known as the Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin was an Australian naturalist and television personality, best known for the television program The Crocodile Hunter, an unconventional wildlife documentary series broadcast worldwide and co-hosted with his wife Terri Irwin. See also Steve Irwin (II) from Internet Movie Database (IMDb), Australia Zoo - Home of the Crocodile Hunter, Animal Planet: The Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin from NNDB (Notable Names Database) - Tracking the Entire World, Obituary: Steve Irwin from BBC News in video and audio.
The Last Link on the Left: Final Credits. Reflecting lives that have contributed to modern culture. Site hails from Edmonton, AB. Contents are worldwide in scope. Final Credits are attributed not only to Canadians but to selected individuals worldwide, e.g. Pope John Paul II, Prince Rainier of Monaco, Al Wasserman (Documentary filmmaker) Bob Hunter (Co-founder of Greenpeace). See Name Index and Really Detailed Site Map.
My Hero - Directory of Heroes. Brief biographies with photos and illustrations.
NNDB: Tracking the Entire World. "NNDB is an intelligence aggregator that tracks the activities of people we have determined to be noteworthy, both living and dead." Search A-Z of 14,500 profiles. Brief Biographies: Name, Occupation, Born, Died, Summary. Excellent portraits.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 55,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2003.
Pope Francis. Read the Full Texts of All of Pope Francis' Addresses During His Visit to the U.S. The complete, translated transcripts of the Holy Father's remarks, from Aleteia, Sept. 28, 2015.
Reference Shelf - Biographical Information Links to biographical sites. Include American Presidents, Biographical Dictionary of Science, Technology & Medicine, Kings and Queens of Europe, Nobel Prize Archive, Pulitzer Prizes, Distinguished Women of Past and Present, Native American Authors, etc.
Richest People by Century by Matt Blitz, from Today I Found Out: Feed Your Brain. Includes images and details where wealth came from as well as the approximate worth in today's dollars, if known.
● 11th century: William the Conqueror
● 12th century: Genghis Khan
● 13th century: Filippo di Amedeo de Peruzzi
● 14th century: Mansa Musa I
● 15th century: Jakob Fugger
● 16th century: Suleiman the Magnificent
● 17th century: Aurangzeb
● 18th century: Stephen Girard
● 19th century: The Rothschild family
● 20th century: John D. Rockefeller
● 21st century: Muammar Gaddafi
S9.com Biographical Dictionary. Covers over 33,000 notable men and women. Uses a Wikipedia type system that allows editing of biographies. Searchable by name, birth and death dates, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.
Which cities do the world's millionaires and billionaires live in?.
White House Dream Team. Covers heroes who made a significant contribution to America through their dreams, character traits, and choices. Biographies of:
●Baseball Players: Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, Lou Gehrig.
●Athletes: Wilma Rudolph, Red Grange, Jessie Owens.
●Patriots: Samuel Adams, Esther Reed, Lemuel Haynes.
●Teachers: Mary McLeod Bethune, Américo Paredes, Anne Sullivan Macy.
●Authors: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Theodor Seuss Geisel, Elwyn Brooks White.
●Artists: Henry Tanner, Gilbert Stuart, Mary Cassatt.
Who2? Find Famous People Fast! Browse by Name: A-Z profiles of 2000 famous people.
Who's Alive and Who's Dead. Site lists some famous people who are alive and some who are dead, including cast list of popular TV shows or rock groups. Not all famous movie stars of old are included, e.g. James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, and John Wayne are not listed. Provides Name, More Info (where available), Date of Birth, Status (dead or alive), Date of Death (if applicable), and Age (current age or age at death). Categories include: Actors and Actresses, Musical Performers, Political Figures, Athletes and Sports Figures, All Other Categories, Recent Deaths, Today's Birthdays, and more.
Woopidoo Biographies of Business Leaders & Masters in Business. Biographies of Business People.
The World's Most Powerful Celebrities. Forbes List of 100.
The World's Most Powerful People. Forbes List of 72.
Canada honours 'Famous Five' women. "The five women who worked to have Canadian women declared persons have been immortalized on Parliament Hill . . . The 'famous five' are Emily Murphy, Henrietta Muir Edwards, Louise McKinney, Nellie McClung and Irene Parlby." See also: The Famous 5: Heroes for Today. "A multimedia resource dedicated to chronicling the lives and achievements of the five visionary women from Alberta who have become known simply as the Famous 5."
Canadian Confederation from Wikipedia. See also a short list of important Confederation figures at Confederation for Kids - People. Click on a name, you will be shown a picture of the person, and the story of his life.
Canadian Personalities. Some famous and some not so famous Canadians who have made a significant difference to the Canadian way of life. List in A-Z order.
Canadian Scientists - Profiles.
CBC Archives: Topics: People. Include video clips. Rick Hansen: Man In Motion, Barbara Frum: Pioneering Broadcaster, Oscar Peterson: A Jazz Giant, Marc Garneau: Canadian Space Pioneer, Glenn Gould: Variations on an Artist, Ben Johnson and Drugs in Canadian Sport, Marshall McLuhan, the Man and his Message, Maurice 'Rocket' Richard, Dr. Henry Morgentaler: Fighting Canada's Abortion Laws, Margaret Laurence: Canada's Divine Writer, Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope, Trudeaumania: A Swinger for Prime Minister, Gordon Lightfoot: Canada's Folk Laureate, David Suzuki: Scientist, Activist, Broadcaster, The Wrongful Conviction of David Milgaard, and others.
Celebrating Women's Achievements. Themes include: Sport, Activism, Book Trade, Politics, Librarianship and Bibliography, Society, Music, and Literature. Biographies of Canadian women who have made outstanding contributions are included. Each woman's life and achievements are described.
Famous Canadians Theme Page. Provides links to Canadian Air Aces and Heroes, Canadian Celebrities, Canadian Poets, Great Canadian Scientists, Distinguished Women of Past and Present, Canadian Music Encyclopedia, Canadian Authors, Canadian Prime Ministers, etc.
Famous Canadian Women's Historical Timeline 1950-1959. Famous Canadian Women's Historical Timeline 1980-1989
See also 352.230973 Presidents - United States
American National Biography - ANB Online. Includes Biography of the Day.
I Hear America Singing. Biographies of key composers, poets and writers, artists, and artistic and cultural movements that define the American song saga, e.g. Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Collins Foster, The Alcotts, Elizabeth Barrett & Robert Browning, Emily Dickinson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mark Twain, Tennessee Williams, Norman Rockwell, Harlem Renaissance and The Shakers.
Life Stories of Civil War Heroes. Biographies include Philip Kearny, Joshua L. Chamberlain, Robert Gould Shaw, and Clara Barton.
Presidents. Index on the Presidents of the United States. Contains information and documents of speeches, writings, biographies and other information related to the person or the office held. Includes links to other U.S. presidency sites.
Presidents of the United States. Biographies of all U.S. Presidents, from George Washington (1789-1797) to George W. Bush (2001- ).
VicePresidents.com. Biographies and portals to the Vice Presidents of the United States, including Vice Presidents History and Facts.
Access Genealogy. A Free Genealogy Resource.
American Colonial Origins. Colonial ancestors in the United States.
Ancestor Guide. Genealogy and Surname Search.
Ancestor Hunt. Free genealogy search engines.
Ancestor Search. Free Genealogy Search Portal. Includes a database of last name meanings and surname origins.
AncentralFindings.com. A free genealogy lookup site.
Ancestry.com. Search 2,500 databases starting with the Complete Database Listing A-Z, or use the following databases: AIS Census Indexes, Ancestry World Tree, Ancestry's Advanced Search, War Research Database, Military Databases, Newspaper Obituaries, Slave Narratives, Social Security Death Index with over 63,500,000 records, U.S. Telephone and Address Vital and Church Records, cemetery records in both U.S. and Canada, and more.
Awesome Genealogy. Life in the Past Lane. Census Images, Passenger Lists, Cemeteries, U.S.A. Search, New England, World Search, Military Search, Naturalizations, Church Records, Palatines, Moravians.
Canadian Genealogy and Family History. Links to numerous National sites including: Archives, Libraries, Museums, Birth, Marriage, Death, Cemetery, Obituary, Emigration, Explorers, Passenger Lists, Surnames, and others.
The Canadian Genealogy Centre provides electronic access to genealogical resources of Canada, offers genealogical content, services, advice, and research tools.
Cemetery Junction Directory. Links to Online Directories: United States Cemeteries, Family Cemeteries, Australian Cemeteries, U.S. Obituary Sources, and U.S. Obituary Citations.
CensusDiggins.com. Free Census Records and Genealogy Databases: Marriage Records, Civil War Records, Civil War Prisons, Orphan Records, Vital Records, Genealogy Search Engines.
Census Finder: Canada Census Records Online. Genealogy Sources include: United Kingdom Census Records of Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Britain, England.
County Records. PeopleSmart.com is the Internet's next generation people search engine. Search County Public Records at Court Clerk and Recorder Offices. Search for Public Records by First Name, Last Name, City, Nationwide or Search by State. Records for people in the United States only.
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet. A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Web. Over 241,750 links.
Darci's Place of Origins Genealogy Site. Topics covered: Ancestor Surnames - Regions of New York, Surname "Related" Web Pages, and Genealogy WebSites - New York Resources.
Family Tree Searcher: Genealogy - Ancestry. Enter your ancestors just once to search family trees at multiple genealogy sites.
Find a Grave. Site enables you to find graves of thousands of famous people worldwide. Searchable by Name, Location, Claim to Fame, and Date. Includes Search 7.2 million grave records in the United States (Non-Famous Grave Search), Cemetery Search by Name of Cemetery and State, Surname Index and more.
Free Genealogy Form Downloads or Print from Your Computer.
GeneaBios - Genealogy Biography Database. All the Biographies for Genealogy - A-Z.
Genealogy. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). 1. Research Facilities - List of places across U.S. with genealogical microfilm holdings. 2. Online Info - Genealogical Data and Research Guides include: African-American Research, Aliens, Census Records 1790 on, Court Records, Federal Employees, Immigration and Naturalization Records, and Military Records. Online Info. 3. Policy Issues Affecting Genealogists. 4. Publications. 5. Genealogy Workshops and Courses. 6. Genealogical Resources on the WWW.
Genealogy: Advice for Effective Searches. Answer a series of simple questions and get free, customized advice on the most effective next steps for searching your ancestors.
Genealogy and Family History from Library and Archives Canada. Genealogical Sources in Canada including Aboriginal Ancestry, Acadian sources, Records of Birth, marriage, death, divorce and adoption records, Census, Citizenship (naturalization), Employment, Immigration, Land, LI-RA-MA (Russian Consular records), Loyalist sources, Métis, Military, Newspapers and Obituaries, North West Mounted Police (R.C.M.P.), School, and Wills and estate records.
Genealogy.com. Leading resource for family history. Includes directory of over 86,000 genealogy Web sites around the world. Search by People's last names A to Z by Places or Geographical areas worldwide. Learn about genealogy, Genealogy toolbox, How-To and Help. Add a forum, post queries to get help or help others on the Web via GenForum a conglomeration of over 8200 message boards or forums.
Genealogy Gateway to the Web from GenGateway.com. Genealogy, Family Tree, and Surname Resources.
Genealogy Links and Surname Search Engines. Search Engines and Sites A-Z, Mega-Meta-Search Engines, Directories, USA - International - World Search Engines, Parallel Search Engines, and Unusual Search Engines.
GenealogyLinks.net. Over 30,000 Genealogy Links. Genealogy for UK, Ireland, USA, Europe, Australia.
Genealogy Register. Cemetery Lists, Old City Directories (United States), Genealogy Message Boards, Surname Search, and an amazing Web Directory with thousands of genealogy related links.
Genealogy Today. Getting Started, Family History, Research Tools, Genealogy Meta-Search, U.S. Genealogy Sites State by State , and Canadian Edition. See also: U.K. Edition and Aussie Edition.
GenWed.com: Genealogy Marriage Records Resource Online. Search United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Native American Marriage Records. Includes Census Search, Free Tools, and Genealogy News.
Heritage and Genealogy Home Page at D'Addezio.com. Online directories and ethnic speciality sites.
Italian Genealogy? Start Here! German Genealogy? Start Here! Greek Genealogy? Start Here! Irish Genealogy? Start Here! ShadCat's Free Genealogy Listings Society Hill Directory - Links to United States Historical & Genealogical Societies, Canadian Historical & Genealogical Societies, Australian Historical & Genealogical Societies, and others. Obituary Depot - Online Directories: United States Obituaries (Newspaper listing plus additional state resources), Canadian Obituaries, Australian Obituaries. Articles on Genealogy.
Library of Congress: Local History and Genealogy Reading Room. Began in 1815, the Library of Congress has one of the world's premier collections of U.S. and foreign genealogical and local historical publications.
Lookup UK.com. Search UK & Ireland Genealogy and related records.
Maximilian Genealogy. One of the Top UK Genealogy Websites.
The Olive Tree Genealogy. Free searchable databases for ships' passenger lists, military records, Native American Genealogy, Palatines, Huguenots, Mennonites, USA Genealogy, Canadian Genealogy and more.
RootsWeb.com. Type in your genealogy searches using popular indexes such as World Connect with over 187 million names in family trees, Roots Web Surname List with almost one million surname entries, Records from Federal and State Resources, plus User Contributed Records. See also Registry of Web Sites at RootsWeb which includes Surname Web Sites.
Rudy's List of Archaic Medical Terms. A Glossary of Archaic Medical Terms, Diseases and Causes of Death: The Genealogist's Resource for Interpreting Causes of Death.
Surname Finder. Free Genealogy Surname Search provides easy access to free and commercial resources for 1,742,743 surnames.
Three hundred colonial ancestors and war service : their part in making American history from 495 to 1934. Colonial ancestors in the United States.
UK Surnames. A genealogy research and exchange site for United Kingdom Family History research.
United States Vital Records Information. Includes Social Security Death Index & Ancestor Search where you can search for ancestors by Surname, Locality, Keywords. You can also Order Birth and Death records online via Vitalchek.
|The Baby Name
|50,001 Best Baby Names
||Beyond Jennifer & Jason,
Madison & Montana
20,000 Names from Around the World: Female Japanese Names in alphabetical order from AI to YURIKO - AI (1: 藍, 2: 愛): Japanese name meaning 1) "indigo" or 2) "love" to YURIKO (百合子): Japanese name meaning "hundred-perfect-child." See also thousands of male and female names from around the world sorted and categorized by country, language and meaning. Many of the names include detailed etymology; all include meaning. Available names include: African, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Native American, Polish, Spanish and Welsh. For example: 2473 Male English Names. 2934 Female English Names.
a.k.a. (also known as). As of 28 August 2017, site lists 15,323 entries (4,201 real, 10,887 pseudo, 235 cross-references) of author pseudonyms, aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, noms des plumes, maiden names... etc. Site includes valuable links to online sources consulted, plus list of authors with 10 - 150 pseudonyms.
Baby Name Finder. Baby Names: Boy Names, Girl Names, from BabyCenter. Includes: Baby Naming Guidelines, Baby Name Meaning Search, Popular Baby Names, How to Pick a Name for Your Baby.
Baby Names - Quick Name Search, Advanced Name Search, or Search Baby Names A-Z, from Parenthood.com.
Baby Name Guide. Boy Baby Names. Girl Baby Names. Baby Names by Categories.
FreeSurnameSearch.com. World Wide Directory of Free Genealogy Databases and Record Transcriptions.
Japanese Boy Girl Names. Japanese Names List with Meanings in English.
Meaning of Names. Search A-Z for Name Meanings and History.
Names.org offers origins, statistics and popularity rankings for people names. Users can search and compare the most popular names, find trending names and review various list of names by origin, region decade and more. A quick search for "John" shows - Origin: Hebrew. Meaning: God is Gracious. How to Pronounce "John" in 7 different ways. "John" as First Name used 5.1 million times in the U.S. since 1880. "John" as Last Name used 34 thousand times in the U.S. in 2010.
Surname Finder. Genealogy Surnames Search Directory.
Surname Genealogy Search from SurnameWeb. Search for your surname genealogy or browse surname from A-Z.
World Names Profiler. Search for a Surname to view its Map and Statistics.
|Coat of Arms
||The Oxford Guide
Coats of Arms from Ireland and Around the World by Eddie Geoghegan. Over 2000 free coat of arms and family crest in GIF format. Includes previously featured Coats of Arms and Family Histories, Links to the Internet Heraldry Store, Gallery page with high quality samples, Articles relating to Heraldry in Ireland, Heraldic Symbols and Convention (rules and terms of Heraldry), Irish language old and new (Gaelic), plus related links.
Coats of Arms from Flag Shag.
●African Coats of Arms. A-Z from Algeria to Zimbabwe.
●Asian Coats of Arms include Middle East and Far East countries, in alphabetical order from Afghanistan to Yemen.
●European Coats of Arms in alphabetical order from Albania to Yugoslavia.
●North American Coats of Arms in alphabetical order from Anguilla to Virgin Island (UK).
●Oceania Coats of Arms in alphabetical order from American Samoa to West Samoa.
●South American Coats of Arms in alphabetical order from Argentina to Venezuela.
Elizabethan Heraldry. Heralds and Heraldry in Elizabethan England by John Neitz. Heraldry Online References.
Heraldry from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. German-Nordic heraldry. Danish heraldry. Finnish heraldry. German heraldry. Icelandic heraldry.
Heraldry of the World. Largest website on civic heraldry. Civic Heraldry of Europe, Africa, Asia, North and Central America, South America, Australia and Oceania, and Religious or Ecclesiastical heraldry .
Heraldry on the Internet. Coats of Arms, Family Crests. Site is designed to help you conduct heraldry research online. Includes many heraldry links, e.g. Symbolisms of Heraldry, International Illustrated Glossary, Pimbley's Dictionary of Heraldry, Heraldic Clip Art, Free Coats of Arms with over 1,200 free coats of arms for surnames worldwide.
The Meaning and Influence of Arms, The Heraldic Eagle: The Story Behind The Bird, and other articles from American College of Heraldry.
Probert Encyclopaedia - Heraldry. Heraldry is the science of a herald's duties. Browse A-Z for comprehensive details of armorial bearings to be found upon coats of arms, and terms used to describe heraldic devices and their significance.
Tartans of Scotland.
● The Scottish Tartans Museum.
● Introduction to Tartan.
● The Birth of Tartan.
● The Celts.
● The Growth of Tartan.
● Tartan Today.
● Tartan Timeline.
● Scotland's Heraldry.
Flags. Links to flags of U.S.A., Canada, and the World.
Flags of All Countries. Choose a country from A-Z. Some have links to CIA World Factbook.
World Flag Database. Includes complete list of all the countries, territories, and sub-national regions. Provides basic info on each country e.g. its formal name, capital city, area, population, currency, languages, and religions. Flags include the national and state flags, ensigns, and sub-national flags. Old flags are also shown where countries have changed their flags in recent years.
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook. A massive site. Topics include: 1. Human Origins, 2. Ancient Near East: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Persia, Israel, 3. Greek Civilizations: Greece, The Hellenistic World, and 4. Rome: Late Antiquity, Christian Origins.
Philip Coppens: Ancient Knowledge Will Give Us a Future. The Ancient Alien Question. The Stone Puzzle of Rosslyn Chapel. Featured articles include:
• Orcadian stones.
• Avebury-Stonehenge: a scale model of Atlantis?
• The Irish stellar giants.
• Mont St Michel: Gateway to the Otherworld.
• The Wewelsburg: the Nazi Grail Castle.
• The Heights of Athens.
• Europe’s pyramid history unveiled.
• Old Europe.
• A supernatural icon for Mother Russia.
• Malta: The small island of the giants.
• Bruges: the Jerusalem of the North.
• Göbekli Tepe: the world’s oldest temple.
• The Burrows cave: African gold in Illinois.
• Christians don’t worship here any more…The village of San Juan Chamula, in the mountains of Chiapas, is a Mayan village.
• The Stone Head in the Guatemalan jungle.
• The Quest for the Metal Library: A system of tunnels and caves beneath Ecuador and Peru.
• Viracocha's Voyage: The Sacred Valley of Cuzco.
• The stone heads of Easter Island.
• Karnak: The largest temple on Earth (The religious complex of Karnak, in Luxor, Egypt).
• The Tassili n’Ajjer of Southern Algiers: birthplace of ancient Egypt?
• Found: one Ark of the Covenant?
• China's Great Pyramids Controversy.
• Mu Revisited: Was Churchward Right After All?
• The Master: Philippe de Lyon.
• Origin and symbolism of the crystal skulls.
• The Labyrinth Way.
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World 1 from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia,
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World 2 from UnMuseum,
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World 3,
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World 4 CNN Destinations - Scroll down to click on name of wonder.
The Seven Wonders of the Medieval Mind.
Archaeology from CyberPursuits. Archaeology Guides and Directories, Archaeology sites grouped by Regions, by Topics, by Programs including Archaeology Museums and Libraries, and other Resources.
Ancient Egypt from British Museum. Egyptian Life, Geography, Gods & Goddesses, Mummification, Pharaoh, Pyramids, Temples, Time, Trades, Writing (includes Rosetta Stone).
Ancient Egyptfrom History Link 101. Art, Biographies, Daily Life, Maps, Pictures, and Research on Ancient Egypt.
Ancient Egypt History from Tour Egypt Guide for Travel, Modern and Ancient Egypt. Includes: The Kings (Pharaohs) of Ancient Egypt and other links.
Egypt: Secrets of an Ancient World from National Geographic. Photos, diagrams, news stories, Interactive multimedia features include: Explore the Pyramids, At the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Mysteries of Egypt Movie Preview - An Imax Film, Making a Mummy the Natural Way Lesson Plans. Timeline of Ancient Egypt.
Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids from Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Slow loading). Review of Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids is a major, comprehensive exhibition of Old Kingdom art from Metropolitan Museum of Art. Museum exhibition includes 250 objects from over 30 museums in Egypt, Europe, and North America, but only 41 objects are presented in this Web feature.
The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities: The Largest Museum in Egypt. View Masterpieces, The Tut Collection - King Tutankhamun Collection.
Egyptians - History from BBC. Contents include: Ancient Egypt and the Modern World, Death in Sakkara, Pyramids and Monuments, Building the Great Pyramid, Mummification, Gods and Beliefs, Sacred Animals of Ancient Egypt Gallery, Ancient Egyptian Magic, Pharaohs and Dynasties, Treasures of Tutankhamun Gallery, Daily Life, Hieroglyphs.
Egyptology Resources - Resources for Ancient Egypt from University of Cambridge.
Egypt's Golden Empire from PBS. Pharaohs, Contents: Women in Power, Timeline, Egyptian Experience (Interactive map, Life as an Egyptian, Hieroglyphic Translator), Life as a Pharaoh, a Priest, a Soldier, a Woman, and a Worker, plus Educational Resources. See also Pyramids: The Inside Story.
Eternal Egypt. A virtual museum without walls created by IBM and the Egyptian Government. Here you can experience Egypt as it once was. 5000 years of art, architecture, music and writing. Map, timeline, topics, multimedia, sites and museums, glossary, or explore Eternal Egypt by browsing the types of artifacts, characters, and places. Accessible in English, French, and Arabic.
The Great Pyramid, The Great Sphinx of Giza, QuickTime Virtual Reality Egypt Panoramas, and more from CyberJourney to Egypt by Andrew, creator and webmaster of Guardian's Egypt.
Mark Millmore's Ancient Egypt. Pyramids & Temples, Rebuilding Temples, Kings & Queens, Hieroglyphs, Egyptian Numbers, Send an Ancient Egyptian eCard, and more.
Mr. Dowling's Ancient Egypt Page. Gift of the Nile, Land of the Dead, Pharaoh, Rosetta Stone, and Cleopatra. Includes lesson plans with Study Guide, Homework Assignments, Test, and Interactive Quiz on Ancient Egypt.
OsirisNet.net. Site devoted to Tombs and Mastabas of Ancient Egypt. Images and information on Tombs of the Pharaohs, Queens and Princes, Tombs of the Noblemen, Tombs of the Craftsmen at Deir el Medineh, Tombs of the time of the "heretic" Akhenaten, Tombs of the Middle Kingdom in Asswan, and Mastabas: the tombs of the Old Kingdom.
Pharaoh’s Pump Foundation is an Oregon based, nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of decentralized, energy efficient, nonpolluting technologies. The primary goal is to research, develop and build the water pumping technology utilized by the Original Builders of the Great Pyramid. The organization intends to redevelop the type of water pump the Great Pyramid was originally designed to be. Rediscovering and utilizing this high technology of Ancient mankind will improve our world in modern times. The founder of the Pharaoh’s Pump Foundation, Steven Myers, is completing a manuscript about how the Great Pyramid was assembled and why.
The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt from National Gallery of Art (NGA). Virtual Tour - A full-scale reproduction of the tomb of Thutmose III, Streaming Slideshows - Examine details of selected objects while listening to informative narratives from the experts, View selected objects from the exhibition, Streaming Video - View the exhibition film The Quest for Immortality in Ancient Egypt (10 min.), plus other resources, e.g. Map of Ancient Egypt.
The World of Ancient Egypt.
Illustrated History of the Roman Empire. Contents include: The Founding, The Kings, Early Republic, Late Republic, Early Emperors, The High Point, The Decline, The Collapse, Constantinople, Religion, Society, The Army, Bulletin Board, Picture Index, Kids’ Section, FAQs, Links.
Roman Empire from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roman Empire from Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The Roman Empire: In the First Century from Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Special features include: Timeline: 60 BC - 180 AD, Virtual Library: excerpts from writers of the Roman Empire in the first century (Tacitus, Seneca, Juvenal, Pliny the Younger ...), Family Tree: The Dynasty of Augustus, Emperor of Rome Game.
Renaissance by Michael Pallotto. YouTube video, 7:28 min. Published on Jun 21, 2015.
The Renaissance Connection. An interactive educational web site from the Allentown Art Museum. Travel 500 years into the past to discover many Renaissance innovations. Art Explorer, Innovations 1400-2020, Patron of the Arts, The Artist's Life, Lessons Plans for middle school grades.
Renaissance: The Elizabethan World. Contents include: Life at Court, Heraldry, Sumptuary Laws, Treason Trials, and extensive links to related Renaissance Sites by categories: Period Texts, Research, People, Costume, Literature, Food, Gardens, Music, Games, Swordplay, Exploration, Wordplay, Guilds, Faires, Fonts, Scripts.
In honour of the 100th Anniversary of the start of World War I, please visit Honouring Our War Heroes to learn more about the local Mississauga residents who answered the call to serve.
Canadians on Other Fronts 1914-1919. Canadian men and women served in many different capacities during the First World War.
Christmas 1914 and World War One.
Encyclopedia of the First World War. A Global War - A Global Project "1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War" is an English-language virtual reference work on the First World War. The multi-perspective, open-access knowledge base is the result of an international collaborative project involving more than 1,000 authors, editors, and partners from over fifty countries. More than 1,000 articles will be gradually published. Innovative navigation schemes based on Semantic Media Wiki technology provide nonlinear access to the encyclopedia’s content./p>
First World War Cenotaph Research, Galleries Photographs - Lest We Forget: Posters and Photographs.
First World War.com: The War to End All Wars. Excellent site. The purpose of this website is to provide an overview of the First World War. Contents: How It Began, The Battles, Who's Who, Summary Timeline, Encyclopedia, On This Day, Propaganda Posters, Vintage Audio (includes such famous tunes as It's a Long Way to Tipperary), Photos and Footage, Weapons of War, The War in the Air, Prose and Poetry, Memoirs and Diaries, Primary Documents, Featured Articles, Battlefield Tours, and War on the Web.
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century from Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Contents include: Prologue - Introduction to the Great War, War Index (A-Z by topic), Popup Glossary, Educational Resources, WWI Timeline from Pre-1914 to Post-1919, Maps and Battles of World War I, The Shaping of the 21st Century includes World Terrorism, Bosnia and Rwanda Genocide, European Union, etc. and Historian Comentaries.
A Guide to World War I Materials from the Library of Congress. Compiled by Kenneth Drexler, Digital Reference Specialist. Digital collections contain material related to World War I, including photographs, documents, newspapers, films, sheet music, and sound recordings, plus related web links.
The National World War One Museum from Wikipedia. National WWI Museum at Liberty Memorial, designated by Congress as the Official World War I Museum, is a new state of the art complex, which uses highly-interactive technology to bring history to life.
The World War I Document Archive. This archive of primary documents from World War I has been assembled by volunteers of the World War I Military History List.
An Alfred Hitchcock documentary on the Nazi Holocaust. YouTube video, 53:01 min. A film the British Government deemed too grisly for release after World War II - has received its public debut on British television.
All European Life Died in Auschwitz by Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez of Spain.
Amazing 1940's America WWII - PowerPoint Presentation.
The American Experience: America and the Holocaust. About the film: America and the Holocaust, Kurt Klein's Story, Timeline 1933-1940, Maps of the Holocaust, People & Events including details on: Adolf Hitler, Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Eichmann, Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Will Rogers, Jr., Bermuda Conference, "Kristallnacht", and more.
The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II: A Collection of Primary Sources from National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 162, edited by William Burr.
The Auschwitz Album. More details on The Auschwitz Album: The Story of a Transport from Holocaust Survivors' Network. Historic Holocaust photographs with commentary by Oliver Lustig, born Nov. 4, 1926, a Birkenau-Auschwitz and Dachau Holocaust Survivor. Text in English and Romanian.
An Auschwitz Alphabet. Alphabet represents Jonathan Blumen's selection of the most significant facets of life and death in Auschwitz. In 26 "slices", he has attempted to illustrate the entire human landscape of the camp: Who killed and who died? How did people survive? What happened to the language they spoke? What rules governed the perpetrators and their victims? Where was God?
Auschwitz through the lens of the SS: Photos of Nazi leadership at the camp from United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. View video with comments on some of the photographs as well as an interactive photo gallery of 146 photos.
Canadian War Museum Collection. Exhibitions. Military History.
Experiencing War (War's End: VE Day, VJ Day). Stories from the Veterans History Project - Personal narratives by veterans from all wars including World War II. View: A - Z List of All Stories, ALL individual theme pages, Search Veterans History Project database, ALL veterans/civilians with digital collections, ALL POWs with digital collections.
Exploring the Japanese American Internment Through Film & the Internet. It happened in America ... February 19, 1942. "President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 authorizing the mass incarceration of over 110,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. Two-thirds were American citizens. Over half were children or infants. Their 'crime': their Japanese ancestry."
Hitler's Secret Archive. Scott Pelley brings three Holocaust survivors to examine a recently-opened archive of Nazi atrocities. The records were kept secret for decades.
The Holocaust: A Learning Site for Students from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Organized by theme, this site uses text, historical photographs, maps, images of artifacts, and audio clips to provide an overview of the Holocaust. Includes Music of the Holocaust: Highlights from the collection - Songs of the ghettos, concentration camps, and World War II partisan outposts, Written in Hiding, Kristallnacht: The November 1938 Pogroms, and other resources.
Holocaust Denial. "Holocaust denial is a propaganda movement active in the United States, Canada and Western Europe which seeks to deny the reality of the Nazi regime's systematic mass murder of 6 million Jews in Europe during World War II." What is the Committee for Open Debate on the Holocaust (CODOH)? History of Holocaust Denial from Jewish Virtual Library.
Holocaust Encyclopedia: Warsaw - Historical overview of the Holocaust in Warsaw, Poland where the Warsaw Ghetto was established in 1940. Holocaust Encyclopedia Contents include: Introduction to the Holocaust: What Is Genocide? Articles A-Z and other related topics.
The Holocaust Exhibition. Links from Imperial War Museum. Include: Austrian Holocaust Memorial Service; Anne Frank Educational Trust, London; BBC History Online - The Holocaust; Beth Hatefutsoth, Tel Aviv; Ghetto Fighters House, Israel; Manchester Jewish Museum; Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York; Nizkor Project; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington; Yad Vashem, Israel; and others.
Images of War "showcases the Melhuish Collection of Second World War Canadian, British and American propaganda posters from the collection of the Region of Peel Archives. Visitors can view this important collection online, which highlights the issues of war as expressed on the home front, and consider both their artistic and political designs."
Japanese Sign Final Surrender - September 2, 1945. Documentary film from United News. YouTube video, 8:37 min.
Japanese Sign Final Surrender. YouTube video, 8:37 min. This documentary film from United News shows the surrender ceremony on board the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945.
Propaganda. Explore this special exhibition: State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda to learn the Nazis' sophisticated propaganda campaigns and their legacy, from United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Screen Heroes. PowerPoint presentation of What a Wonderful World: Popular TV Shows in 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, plus What Happened to the WW II Movie Stars? ". . . the real actors of yester-year loved the United States. They had both class and integrity. With the advent of World War II, many of our actors went to fight rather than stand and rant against this country we all love. They gave up their wealth, position and fame to become service men and women, many as simple 'enlisted men'."
"This page lists but a few, but from this group of only 18 men came over 70 medals in honor of their valor, spanning from Bronze Stars, Silver Stars, Distinguish Service Cross, Purple Hearts, and one Congressional Medal of Honor . . . I would like to remind the people of what the entertainers of 1943 were doing. (Some 68 years ago)."
Among the patriotic actors listed are: Alec Guinness, James Doohan ("Scotty" on Star Trek), Donald Pleasance, David Niven, James Stewart, Clark Gable, Charlton Heston, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Durning, Charles Bronson, George C. Scott, Eddie Albert, Brian Keith, Lee Marvin, John Russell, Robert Ryan (U. S. Marine who served with the O.S.S. in Yugoslavia), Tyrone Power and Audie Murphy.
See also What a Wonderful World from Screencast.com, and Screen Heros [sic] from slideshare.net.
The Second World War - World War II. Multimedia Histories from eHistory at OSU - Ohio State University. Contents: The War Begins, Major Battles, People & Powers, Conferences, Timeline, At War's End.
Simon Wiesenthal Center - Multimedia Learning Center. A comprehensive resource on the Holocaust and World War II, with over 3,000 text files, and tens of thousands of photos. Includes glossary, timeline, bibliographies, 36 questiony and answers about the Holocaust, and curricular resources for teachers.
A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust. Massive site with valuable resources. Content presented from three perspectives: Timeline, People, and The Arts. Site Map and Index.
Voices of the Holocaust. A documentary project by Illinois Institute of Technology. Provides primary source material. Listen to voices of the Holocaust survivors in 70 of the original 109 interviews conducted in 1946 and transcribed into English by Dr. David Boder. You can hear the actual voices of the survivors, and at the same time, see the English transcript for every sound uttered (minimize your audio screen to display the transcript). Survivors interviewed included both men and women from all walks of life.
The War: A Ken Burns Film from PBS. Film directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. The War is the story of the Second World War through personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four American towns.
The World at War, History of WW 1939-1945 - A Military Historical Website. Includes WWII Pages: Archives and Documents, Biography of Adolf Hitler, Biography of Chiang Kai-Shek, and of The Red Baron: Rittmeister Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen plus details by years 1889-1932- 1932-1939, 1939 to 1945.
[WW2 Student Movie] Rifles of The Regiment (Part 1 of 3). YouTube video, 7:00 min. [WW2 Student Movie] Rifles of The Regiment (Part 2 of 3). YouTube video, 7:40 min. [WW2 Student Movie] Rifles of The Regiment (Part 3 of 3). YouTube video, 8:34 min. 10th Grade English Project LABHS Group (Los Angeles Baptist High School).
World War II Poster Collection. The Government Publications Department at Northwestern University Library has a comprehensive collection of over 300 posters issued by U.S. Federal agencies from the onset of war through 1945. Search All Posters by Date, by Title, or by Topic.
World War Two from BBC History. Contents include: Timeline, Historic Figures: Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Franklin Roosevelt, A View of the Holocaust, Women Under Fire in World War Two, and many other topics.
Apology to Japanese Canadians-September 22, 1988. YouTube video, 4:31 min.
Canadian Japanese Internment Camps. YouTube video, 4:10 min.
The Internment of the Japanese during World War II from Histori.ca, Peace and Conflict Series.Historical Context: "Just before World War II, British Columbia had about 21,000 Japanese-Canadian citizens, 75% of whom had citizenship status. They had come from Japan during a wave of immigration spanning 50 years, between the end of the 19th and the early 20th centuries. However, they faced much xenophobia, racism, and discrimination."
Japanese Canadian internment from Wikipedia. "Japanese Canadian internment refers to confinement of Japanese Canadians in British Columbia during World War II. The internment began in January 1942, following the attack by carrier-borne forces of Imperial Japan on American naval and army facilities at Pearl Harbor."
Japanese Internment: British Columbia wages war against Japanese Canadians from CBC.ca.
Japanese Internment Camps from Yesnet, Yukon Education Student Network.
Japanese Internment During World War II by Alexandra Bailey, from Centre for Constitutional Studies, University of Alberta.
Japanese Internment in Canada. YouTube video, 5:55 min.
Japanese Internment In Canada - Part 1. YouTube video, 7:31 min.
Japanese Internment In Canada - Part 2. YouTube video, 7:23 min.
The Path of Persistence by David Scott, with notes from Dr. Masashi Kawasaki, from Western's Alumni Magazine, Winter 2013, pp. 34-35. More About Dr. Masashi Kawasaki's Background and Career in Medicine by Dr. Masashi Kawasaki, from Western's Alumni Magazine, Winter 2013.