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Larousse Dictionary of Biographies

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Dictionary of Biographies Larousse includes colorful descriptions of the life and work of Mexico’s most prominent historical figures and others throughout the world. More than 500 biographies and 250 portraits!


Larousse Dictionary of Biographies provides summarized information about artists, politicians, writers, lawyers and other well-known figures whose work and actions have significantly influenced world history.

Biographies are sorted in alphabetical order, and filters for profession and nationality are included. Filter entry includes the century in which the person lived.

Internet connection is not required for finding the biographies!


•Over 500 biographies and 250 portraits
•Vocation, occupation or profession of each personality
•Overview of main contributions and works
•Filters on profession and nationality
•Can provide search suggestions as you type
•Capable of looking up words from the clipboard
•History of last look-ups

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Editorial director: Tomás García Cerezo
Project manager: Marcela Rodríguez Uribárren

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