Fascinating people making headlines.
June 26, 2012 by Kayla Ariasalso in this article
May 31, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
In celebration of her 60 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II is being honored with her Diamond Jubilee starting on June 2. Her Majesty reigns over the United...also in this article
Philanthropist, Political Leader, Princess / 1930 - 2002Princess Margaret was the youngest daughter of Queen Elizabeth and George VI. Her troubled private life aroused worldwide sympathy and constant controversy.
June 20, 2012 by Kayla Ariasalso in this article
Mayor, Prime Minister, Government Official / 1869 - 1940
Neville Chamberlain was the British Prime Minister as England entered World War II. He is known for his policy of "appeasement" towards Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany.
June 15, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Biography.com's "Week in Review" highlights interesting people who've made the news this past week—thanks to their endeavors, big ideas, triumphs, importance...also in this article
Cyclist, Philanthropist / 1971 -
Lance Armstrong is a professional American cyclist and testicular cancer survivor who, in 2012, was stripped of the seven Tour de France titles he won from 1999 to 2005 due to evidence of performance-enhancing drug use.
Guest ContributorMay 23, 2012 by Scott Cooperstein
For us at Bio.com, May has been a celebration of American West legends—both historical and cinematic. And when it comes to the Hollywood cowboy, Marion Mitchell...
June 1, 2012 by Josh Mapes
Born on June 1, 1926, Marilyn Monroe still fascinates the public almost a century later. Within the last year, her life was the subject of the movie My Week with Marilyn, as well as NBC's television drama, Smash, which revolves around the creation of...also in this article
Environmental Activist, Warrior, Governor, U.S. President / 1858 - 1919
A New York governor who became the 26th U.S. president, Theodore Roosevelt is remembered for his foreign policy, corporate reforms and ecological preservation.
Singer / 1961 -Boy George a flamboyant, androgynous British singer who once fronted the band Culture Club.
Murderer, Thief / 1910 - 1934
Half of the notorious Bonnie and Clyde, Bonnie Parker became one of America's most famous outlaws. She and partner Clyde Barrow robbed banks and small businesses, leaving a bloody train of murder victims in their wake.
Women's Rights Activist, Editor, Publisher / 1838 - 1927
Victoria Woodhull was a spiritualist, activist, politician and author who was the first woman to run for the presidency of the United States.