Biographies

Research the lives of important historical and contemporary figures who have impacted the world.

Whether it's a staple of your curriculum or the very first option your students look to for a fun research topic, it's easy to see why biographies are some of the most requested and viewed articles in PebbleGo. With over 250 (and growing) articles from inventors to explorers, African Americans and Hispanic Americans, women, athletes and more, your students will never run out of compelling figures to discover, and you'll always have a go-to resource you can rely on to boost learning and engagement with all your students on topics they want and need to know.


Special features include:

  • Timelines for every person
  • Individuals cross-referenced in multiple categories
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List of articles in PebbleGo Biographies

ACTORS & ENTERTAINERS

  • Chadwick Boseman
  • Donald Trump
  • Dwayne Johnson
  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Kristen Bell
  • Lynda Carter
  • Michael J. Fox
  • Mindy Kaling
  • Mr. Rogers
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Will Rogers
  • Zendaya

AFRICAN AMERICANS

  • Amanda Gorman
  • Barack Obama
  • Benjamin Banneker 
  • Bessie Coleman
  • Beyoncé
  • Bill Russell
  • Booker T. Washington
  • Bubba Wallace
  • Candace Parker
  • Chadwick Boseman
  • Charles Drew
  • Claudette Colvin
  • Colin Powell
  • Condoleezza Rice
  • Coretta Scott King
  • Diane Nash
  • Doris “Dorie” Miller
  • Duke Ellington
  • Edmonia Lewis
  • Ella Baker
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Garrett Morgan
  • George Washington Carver
  • Gladys Mae West
  • Hank Aaron
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Jackie Robinson
  • James Harden
  • Jerry Rice
  • Jesse Owens
  • John Lewis
  • Kadir Nelson
  • Kamala Harris
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Katherine Johnson
  • Kevin Durant
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Langston Hughes
  • Lewis Latimer
  • Lisa Gelobter
  • Lisa Leslie
  • Lonnie Johnson
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Madam C. J. Walker
  • Mae Jemison
  • Magic Johnson
  • Mamie Johnson
  • Marian Anderson
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Matthew Henson
  • Maya Moore
  • Michael Jordan
  • Michelle Obama
  • Misty Copeland
  • Mo’ne Davis
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Oscar Robertson
  • Patrick Mahomes
  • Phillis Wheatley
  • Ralph Bunche
  • Richard Allen
  • Rita Williams-Garcia
  • Rosa Parks
  • Ruby Bridges
  • Russell Westbrook
  • Russell Wilson
  • Serena Williams
  • Sheryl Swoopes
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • Shirley Jackson
  • Simone Biles
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Stephen Curry
  • Susie King Taylor
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • Tiger Woods
  • Tina Thompson
  • Venus Williams
  • W.E.B. DuBois
  • Wallace Amos
  • Walter Payton
  • Wilma Rudolph
  • Wilt Chamberlain
  • Zora Neale Hurston

AMERICAN INDIANS

  • Chester Nez
  • Chief Joseph
  • Crazy Horse
  • Faith Spotted Eagle
  • Jacoby Ellsbury
  • Jim Thorpe
  • John Herrington
  • Joseph Medicine Crow
  • Maria Tallchief
  • Mary Musgrove
  • Peggy Flanagan
  • Pocahontas
  • Sacagawea
  • Sarah Winnemucca
  • Sequoyah
  • Sitting Bull
  • Squanto
  • Suzan Shown Harjo
  • Tomochichi
  • Will Rogers
  • Wilma Mankiller

ASIAN AMERICANS

  • BTS
  • Chien-Shiung Wu
  • Ellison Onizuka
  • Jeremy Lin
  • Kim Ng
  • Kristie Yamaguchi
  • Maya Lin
  • Michelle Kwan
  • Michelle Wie
  • Mindy Kaling
  • Patsy Mink
  • Steven Chen
  • Steven Chu
  • Tammy Duckworth
  • Vera Wang
  • Yo-Yo Ma

ARTISTS & WRITERS

  • Amanda Gorman
  • Barbara Park
  • Beverly Cleary
  • Bill Martin Jr.
  • Bindi Irwin
  • Dav Pilkey
  • Dr. Seuss
  • Edmonia Lewis
  • Eric Carle
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Georgia O’Keeffe
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Julia Child
  • Joseph Medicine Crow
  • Kadir Nelson
  • Kate DiCamillo
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Langston Hughes
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Maurice Sendak
  • Maya Lin
  • Michael Dahl
  • Mo Willems
  • Mr. Rogers
  • Phillis Wheatley
  • Rachel Carson
  • Rita Williams-Garcia
  • Roald Dahl
  • Suzan Shown Harjo
  • Tomie dePaola
  • Walt Disney
  • William Carlos Williams
  • Zora Neale Hurston

ATHLETES

  • Alex Morgan
  • Alex Ovechkin
  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • Babe Ruth
  • Bill Russell
  • Billie Jean King
  • Brian Boitano
  • Bubba Wallace
  • Candace Parker
  • Christian McCaffrey
  • Connor McDavid
  • Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Danica Patrick
  • David Beckham
  • Declan Farmer
  • Derek Jeter
  • Diana Taurasi
  • Dirk Nowitzki
  • Drew Brees
  • Elena Delle Donne
  • Gabby Douglas
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • Gordie Howe
  • Hank Aaron
  • Jack Nicklaus
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Jacoby Ellsbury
  • James Harden
  • Jeremy Lin
  • Jerry Rice
  • Jesse Owens
  • Jim Thorpe
  • J.J. Watt
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Katie Ledecky
  • Kevin Durant
  • Kristie Yamaguchi
  • Larry Bird
  • LeBron James
  • Lindsey Vonn
  • Lionel Messi
  • Lisa Leslie
  • Magic Johnson
  • Mamie Johnson
  • Manny Machado
  • Maria Tallchief
  • Mario Lemieux
  • Mary Lou Retton
  • Maya Moore
  • Megan Rapinoe
  • Mia Hamm
  • Michael Jordan
  • Michelle Kwan
  • Michelle Wie
  • Miguel Cabrera
  • Mike Trout
  • Mikhail Baryshnikov
  • Misty Copeland
  • Mo’ne Davis
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Nancy Lopez
  • Oscar Robertson
  • Patrick Mahomes
  • Peggy Fleming
  • Pelé
  • Peyton Manning
  • Rafael Nadal
  • Roberto Clemente
  • Roger Federer
  • Rose Hollermann
  • Russell Westbrook
  • Russell Wilson
  • Scott Hamilton
  • Serena Williams
  • Sheryl Swoopes
  • Sidney Crosby
  • Simone Biles
  • Stephen Curry
  • Sue Bird
  • Tiger Woods
  • Tina Thompson
  • Tom Brady
  • Usain Bolt
  • Venus Williams
  • Walter Payton
  • Wayne Gretzky
  • Wilma Rudolph
  • Wilt Chamberlain

COMPOSERS & MUSICIANS

  • Beyoncé
  • BTS
  • Celia Cruz
  • Duke Ellington
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Francis Scott Key
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Marian Anderson 
  • Shakira
  • Taylor Swift 
  • Yo-Yo Ma
  • Zendaya

EXPLORERS

  • Amelia Earhart
  • Bessie Coleman
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Daniel Boone
  • Ellen Ochoa
  • Ellison Onizuka
  • Ernest Shackleton
  • Franciso Coronado
  • Jacques Cartier
  • Jacques Cousteau
  • James A. Lovell
  • John “Danny” Olivas
  • John Herrington
  • John Muir
  • Johnny Appleseed
  • Juan Ponce de León
  • Leif Ericksson
  • Lewis and Clark
  • Mae Jemison
  • Marco Polo
  • Matthew Henson
  • Neil Armstrong
  • Sacagawea
  • Sally Ride
  • Sieur de la Salle
    (Rene Robert Cavelier)

HISPANIC AMERICANS

  • Catherine Cortez Masto
  • Celia Cruz
  • Cesar Chavez
  • Dolores Huerta
  • Ellen Ochoa
  • Hector P. Garcia
  • Henry Cisneros
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • John “Danny” Olivas
  • Jose Antonio Navarro
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Lynda Carter
  • Marco Rubio
  • Mario Molina
  • Miguel Cabrera
  • Nancy Lopez
  • Severo Ochoa
  • William Carlos Williams

HISTORY MAKERS

  • Al Gore
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • Anne Hutchinson
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Betsy Ross
  • Bindi Irwin
  • Booker T. Washington
  • Chester Nez
  • Chief Joseph
  • Clara Barton
  • Claudette Colvin
  • Colin Powell
  • Coretta Scott King
  • Crazy Horse
  • Davy Crockett
  • Delores Huerta
  • Diane Nash
  • Donald Trump
  • Doris “Dorie” Miller
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Ella Baker
  • Florence Nightingale
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Hector P. Garcia
  • Helen Keller
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Irma Rangel
  • James Oglethorpe
  • Jane Addams
  • John Hancock
  • John Lewis
  • John McCain
  • John Muir
  • Jose Antonio Navarro
  • Juan de Onate
  • Julia Hill
  • Juliette Gordon Low
  • Kalpana Chawla
  • Lucretia Mott
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Malala Yousafzai
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Mary McLeod Bethune
  • Mary Musgrove
  • Mother Teresa
  • Nadia Murad
  • Nathan Hale
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Paul Revere
  • Pierre-Charles L’Enfant
  • Pocahontas
  • Rachel Carson
  • Ralph Bunche
  • Richard Allen
  • Rosa Parks
  • Ruby Bridges
  • Sam Houston
  • Samuel Adams
  • Sandra Day O’Connor
  • Sarah Winnemucca
  • Sitting Bull
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Squanto
  • Stephen F. Austin
  • Susan B. Anthony
  • Susie King Taylor
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • Todd Beamer
  • Tomochichi
  • W. E. B. Du Bois
  • William Bradford
  • William Penn
  • Wilma Mankiller

INVENTORS & BUSINESS LEADERS

  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Bill Gates
  • Charles Drew
  • Cyrus McCormick
  • Donald Trump
  • Eli Whitney
  • Garett Morgan
  • George Washington Carver
  • Grace Hopper
  • Henry Ford
  • Jonas Salk
  • Kim Ng
  • Lewis Latimer
  • Lonnie Johnson
  • Louis Braille
  • Louis Pasteur
  • Madam C. J. Walker
  • Margaret Hamilton
  • Mária Telkes
  • Mary Kay Ash
  • Milton Hershey
  • Robert Fulton
  • Sam Walton
  • Sequoyah
  • Shirley Jackson
  • Steve Jobs
  • Steven Chen
  • Thomas Edison
  • Vera Wang
  • Wallace Amos
  • Walt Disney
  • Wright Brothers

POLITICIANS

  • Al Gore
  • Catherine Cortez Masto
  • Colin Powell
  • Condoleezza Rice
  • Faith Spotted Eagle
  • Henry Cisneros
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Joe Biden
  • John Lewis
  • John McCain
  • Kamala Harris
  • Marco Rubio
  • Patsy Mink
  • Peggy Flanagan
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • Tammy Duckworth

PRESIDENTS AND FIRST LADIES

  • Abigail Adams 
  • Abigail Fillmore
  • Abraham Lincoln 
  • Andrew Jackson 
  • Andrew Johnson 
  • Barack Obama 
  • Barbara Bush
  • Benjamin Harrison 
  • Betty Ford
  • Calvin Coolidge 
  • Caroline Harrison
  • Chester A. Arthur 
  • Dolley Madison
  • Donald Trump
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower 
  • Edith Wilson
  • Eleanor Roosevelt 
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt 
  • Franklin Pierce
  • George H. W. Bush 
  • George W. Bush 
  • George Washington 
  • Gerald R. Ford
  • Grover Cleveland 
  • Harry S. Truman 
  • Herbert Hoover
  • Hillary Clinton 
  • Jacqueline Kennedy 
  • James A. Garfield 
  • James Buchanan 
  • James K. Polk
  • James Madison
  • James Monroe
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Joe Biden
  • John Adams
  • John F. Kennedy
  • John Quincy Adams 
  • John Tyler
  • Lady Bird Johnson
  • Laura Bush
  • Lyndon B. Johnson 
  • Martha Washington 
  • Martin Van Buren 
  • Melania Trump
  • Michelle Obama 
  • Millard Fillmore 
  • Nancy Reagan
  • Richard M. Nixon 
  • Ronald Reagan 
  • Rosalynn Carter
  • Rutherford B. Hayes 
  • Sarah Polk
  • Theodore Roosevelt 
  • Thomas Jefferson 
  • Ulysses S. Grant 
  • Warren G. Harding 
  • William H. Taft
  • William Henry Harrison 
  • William J. Clinton 
  • William McKinley 
  • Woodrow Wilson 
  • Zachary Taylor

ROYALTY & NOBILITY

  • Kate Middleton
  • Meghan Markle
  • Prince Charles
  • Prince Harry
  • Prince Philip
  • Prince William
  • Princess Diana 
  • Queen Elizabeth II

SCIENTISTS

  • Ada Lovelace
  • Albert Einstein
  • Benjamin Banneker
  • Charles Darwin
  • Chien-Shiung Wu
  • Elizabeth Blackwell
  • Galileo
  • Isaac Newton
  • Jane Goodall
  • Katherine Johnson
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Lisa Gelobter
  • Maria Mitchell
  • Mária Telkes
  • Marie Curie
  • Gladys Mae West
  • Mario Molina
  • Severo Ochoa
  • Shirley Jackson
  • Steven Chu

SUPREME COURT JUSTICES

  • Amy Coney Barrett
  • Anthony Kennedy
  • Brett Kavanaugh
  • Clarence Thomas
  • Elena Kagan
  • John Roberts
  • Neil Gorsuch
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Samuel Alito
  • Sandra Day O’Connor
  • Sonia Sotomayor
  • Stephen Breyer
  • Thurgood Marshall

WOMEN

  • Abigail Adams
  • Abigail Fillmore
  • Ada Lovelace
  • Alex Morgan
  • Amanda Gorman
  • Amelia Earhart
  • Amy Coney Barrett
  • Anne Hutchinson
  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • Barbara Bush
  • Barbara Park
  • Bessie Coleman
  • Betsy Ross
  • Betty Ford
  • Beverly Cleary
  • Beyoncé
  • Billie Jean King
  • Bindi Irwin
  • Candace Parker
  • Caroline Harrison
  • Catherine Cortez Masto
  • Celia Cruz
  • Clara Barton
  • Claudette Colvin
  • Condoleezza Rice
  • Coretta Scott King
  • Danica Patrick
  • Diana Taurasi
  • Diane Nash
  • Dolley Madison
  • Dolores Huerta
  • Edith Wilson
  • Edmonia Lewis
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Elena Delle Donne
  • Elena Kagan
  • Elizabeth Blackwell
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Ella Baker
  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • Ellen Ochoa
  • Faith Spotted Eagle
  • Florence Nightingale
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Gabby Douglas
  • Gladys Mae West
  • Georgia O’Keeffe
  • Grace Hopper
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Helen Keller
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Irma Rangel
  • Jacqueline Kennedy
  • Jane Addams
  • Jane Goodall
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Julia Child
  • Julia Hill
  • Juliette Gordon Low
  • Kalpana Chawla
  • Kamala Harris
  • Kate DiCamillo
  • Kate Middleton
  • Katherine Johnson
  • Katie Ledecky
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Kim Ng
  • Kristen Bell
  • Kristie Yamaguchi
  • Lady Bird Johnson
  • Laura Bush
  • Lindsey Vonn
  • Lisa Gelobter
  • Lisa Leslie
  • Lucretia Mott
  • Lynda Carter
  • Madam C. J. Walker
  • Mae Jemison
  • Malala Yousafzai
  • Mamie Johnson
  • Marian Anderson
  • Margaret Hamilton
  • Mária Telkes
  • Maria Mitchell
  • Maria Tallchief
  • Marie Curie
  • Martha Washington
  • Mary Kay Ash
  • Mary Lou Retton
  • Mary McLeod Bethune
  • Mary Musgrave
  • Maya Moore
  • Maya Lin
  • Megan Rapinoe
  • Meghan Markle
  • Mia Hamm
  • Michelle Obama
  • Mindy Kaling
  • Misty Copeland
  • Mo’ne Davis
  • Mother Teresa
  • Nadia Murad
  • Nancy Lopez
  • Nancy Reagan
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Patsy Mink
  • Peggy Flanagan
  • Peggy Fleming
  • Phillis Wheatley
  • Pocahontas
  • Princess Diana
  • Queen Elizabeth II
  • Rachel Carson
  • Rita Williams-Garcia
  • Rosa Parks
  • Rosalynn Carter
  • Rose Hollermann
  • Ruby Bridges
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Sacagawea
  • Sally Ride
  • Sandra Day O’Connor
  • Sarah Polk
  • Sarah Winnemucca
  • Serena Williams
  • Shakira
  • Sheryl Swoopes
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • Shirley Jackson
  • Simone Biles
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Sonia Sotomayor
  • Sue Bird
  • Susan B. Anthony
  • Susie King Taylor
  • Suzan Shown Harjo
  • Tammy Duckworth
  • Tina Thompson
  • Venus Williams
  • Wilma Mankiller
  • Wilma Rudolph
  • Zendaya
  • Zora Neale Hurston