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 AND ENTERTAINERS

  • Beyoncé
  • Chadwick Boseman
  • Donald Trump
  • Dwayne Johnson
  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • George Takei
  • Hoda Kotb
  • Jessica Alba
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Kristen Bell
  • Lynda Carter
  • Michael J. Fox
  • Mindy Kaling
  • Mr. Rogers
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Selena Gomez
  • Selena Quintanilla
  • Will Rogers
  • Zendaya
     

ARTISTS AND WRITERS

  • Amanda Gorman
  • Anne Frank
  • 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
  • Juan Felipe Herrera
  • 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
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Phillis Wheatley
  • Rachel Carson
  • Rita Williams-Garcia
  • Roald Dahl
  • Suzan Shown Harjo
  • Tomie dePaola
  • Walt Disney
  • William Carlos Williams
  • Zora Neale Hurston
     

ASTRONAUTS AND PILOTS

  • Amelia Earhart
  • Bessie Coleman
  • Ellen Ochoa
  • Ellison Onizuka
  • James A. Lovell
  • John “Danny” Olivas
  • John Herrington
  • Mae Jemison
  • Neil Armstrong
  • Sally Ride
  • Scott Kelly
     

ATHLETES

  • Alex Morgan
  • Alex Ovechkin
  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • Babe Ruth
  • Bill Russell
  • Billie Jean King
  • Brian Boitano
  • Bubba Wallace
  • Candace Parker
  • Christian McCaffrey
  • Chloe Kim
  • Connor McDavid
  • Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Danica Patrick
  • David Beckham
  • Declan Farmer
  • Derek Jeter
  • Diana Taurasi
  • Dirk Nowitzki
  • Drew Brees
  • Dwayne Johnson
  • 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
  • Jessica Long
  • 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
  • Naomi Osaka
  • 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
  • Suni Lee
  • Tiger Woods
  • Tina Thompson
  • Tom Brady
  • Tony Romo
  • Usain Bolt
  • Venus Williams
  • Walter Payton
  • Wayne Gretzky

COMPOSERS, MUSICIANS, AND SINGERS

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

EXPLORERS

  • Christopher Columbus
  • Daniel Boone
  • Ernest Shackleton
  • Franciso Coronado
  • Jacques Cartier
  • Jacques Cousteau
  • John Muir
  • Johnny Appleseed
  • Juan Ponce de León
  • Leif Ericksson
  • Lewis and Clark
  • Marco Polo
  • Matthew Henson
  • Sacagawea
  • Sieur de la Salle (Rene
  • Robert Cavelier)

 

HISTORY MAKERS

  • Al Gore
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • Anne Hutchinson
  • Bass Reeves
  • 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 Jabara
  • 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
  • Sylvia Mendez
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • Todd Beamer
  • Tomochichi
  • W. E. B. Du Bois
  • William Bradford
  • William Penn
  • Wilma Mankiller
     

INVENTORS AND BUSINESS LEADERS

  • Alan Turing
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Ann Makosinski
  • 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
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  • Catherine Cortez Masto
  • Colin Powell
  • Condoleezza Rice
  • Faith Spotted Eagle
  • Henry Cisneros
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Joe Biden
  • John Lewis
  • John McCain
  • Julian Castro
  • 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
  • Jill Biden
  • Jimmy Carter
  • 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 AND 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