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For autobiographical information on the noteworthy & famous.

Over 34,000 entries from the new edition of Who's Who and over 100,000 entries from all 11 volumes of Who Was Who

Fascinating insights into the private lives of public figures with detailed information for each person

Each entry is written by the subject themselves and can include full name, formal titles, birth date and (where appropriate) death date, education, honours, career history, recreations, contact details, and more

International figures include Nelson Mandela, Kofi Annan, Serena Williams, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tom Cruise, Barack Obama, and Woody Allen