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

AFRICAN AMERICANS

  • Benjamin Banneker
  • Barack Obama
  • Benjamin Banneker
  • Bessie Coleman
  • Booker T. Washington
  • Charles Drew
  • Colin Powell
  • Condoleezza Rice
  • Coretta Scott King
  • Duke Ellington
  • Edmonia Lewis
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Garrett Morgan
  • George Washington Carver
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Jesse Owens
  • Kadir Nelson
  • Katherine Johnson
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Langston Hughes
  • Lisa Leslie
  • Lonnie Johnson
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Madam C. J. Walker
  • Mae Jemison
  • Marian Anderson
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Matthew Henson
  • Maya Moore
  • Michael Jordan
  • Michelle Obama
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Phillis Wheatley
  • Richard Allen
  • Rosa Parks
  • Ruby Bridges
  • Serena Williams
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • Simone Biles
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Stephen Curry
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • W.E.B. DuBois
  • Wallace Amos
  • Wilma Rudolph
  • Venus Williams
  • Zora Neale Hurston
  • James Harden
  • Jerry Rice
  • Kevin Durant
  • Patrick Mahomes
  • Russell Westbrook
  • Russell Wilson
  • Tiger Woods
  • Walter Peyton

AMERICAN INDIANS

  • Chief Joseph
  • Crazy Horse
  • Jim Thorpe
  • Maria Tallcheif
  • Mary Musgrove
  • Pocahontas
  • Sacagawea
  • Sarah Winnemucca
  • Sequoyah
  • Sitting Bull
  • Squanto
  • Will Rogers
  • Wilma Mankiller

ASIAN AMERICANS

  • Chien-Shiung Wu
  • Ellison Onizuka
  • Jeremy Lin
  • Maya Lin
  • Michelle Kwan
  • Michelle Wie
  • Patsy Mink
  • Steven Chen
  • Steven Chu
  • Tammy Duckworth
  • Vera Wang
  • Yo-Yo Ma

ATHLETES

  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • Babe Ruth
  • Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Danica Patrick
  • Gabby Douglas
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Jesse Owens
  • Jim Thorpe
  • LeBron James
  • Lindsey Vonn
  • Lisa Leslie
  • Maya Moore
  • Mia Hamm
  • Michael Jordan
  • Michelle Kwan
  • Michelle Wie
  • Miguel Cabrera
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Nancy Lopez
  • Roberto Clemente
  • Serena Williams
  • Simone Biles
  • Stephen Curry
  • Usain Bolt
  • Venus Williams
  • Wilma Rudolph
  • Alex Morgan
  • Alex Ovechkin
  • Billie Jean King
  • Christian McCaffrey
  • Connor McDavid
  • David Beckham
  • Dirk Nowitzki
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • Gordy Howe
  • Hank Aaron
  • J.J. Watt
  • Jack Nichlaus
  • James Harden
  • Jeremy Lin
  • Jerry Rice
  • Kevin Durant
  • Lionel Messi
  • Manny Machado
  • Maria Tallcheif
  • Mario Lemieux
  • Mary Lou Retton
  • Megan Rapinoe
  • Mike Trout
  • Mikhail Baryshnikov
  • Misty Copeland
  • Mo'ne Davis
  • Patrick Mahomes
  • Pele
  • Peyton Manning
  • Rafael Nadal
  • Roger Federer
  • Russell Westbrook
  • Russell Wilson
  • Sidney Crosby
  • Tiger Woods
  • Tom Brady
  • Walter Peyton
  • Wayne Gretzky

AUTHORS AND ARTISTS

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

ENVIRONMENTALISTS

  • Bindi Irwin
  • Julia Hill

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 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
  • Francisco Coronado
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Hector P. Garcia
  • Henry Cisneros
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • John “Danny” Olivas
  • Jose Antonio Navarro
  • Juan de Onate
  • Juan Ponce de León
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Lynda Carter
  • Manny Machado
  • Mario Molina
  • Miguel Cabrera
  • Nancy Lopez
  • Severo Ochoa
  • William Carlos Williams

HISTORY MAKERS

  • Alexander Hamilton
  • Anne Hutchinson
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Betsy Ross
  • Booker T. Washington
  • Chief Joseph
  • Clara Barton
  • Colin Powell
  • Coretta Scott King
  • Crazy Horse
  • Davy Crockett
  • Delores Huerta
  • Donald Trump
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • 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 McCain
  • John Muir
  • Jose Antonio Navarro
  • Juan de Onate
  • Juliette Gordon Low
  • Kalpana Chawla
  • Lucretia Mott
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Malala Yousafzai
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Mary McLeod Bethune
  • Mary Musgrove
  • Mother Teresa
  • Nathan Hale
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Paul Revere
  • Pierre-Charles L’Enfant
  • Pocahontas
  • Rachel Carson
  • 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
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • Todd Beamer
  • W. E. B. Du Bois
  • William Bradford
  • William Penn
  • Wilma Mankiller

INVENTORS AND BUSINESS LEADERS

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

MUSICIANS AND ENTERTAINERS

  • Beyoncé
  • Celia Cruz
  • Donald Trump
  • Duke Ellington
  • Dwayne Johnson
  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • Francis Scott Key
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Lynda Carter
  • Marian Anderson
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Taylor Swift
  • Walt Disney
  • Will Rogers
  • Yo-Yo Ma
  • Zendaya
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Mr. Rogers
  • Shakira

PRESIDENTS AND FIRST LADIES

  • Abigail Adams
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Andrew Jackson
  • Andrew Johnson
  • Barack Obama
  • Barbara Bush
  • Benjamin Harrison
  • Calvin Coolidge
  • Chester A. Arthur
  • Dolley Madison
  • Donald Trump
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 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
  • John Adams
  • John F. Kennedy
  • John Quincy Adams
  • John Tyler
  • Laura Bush
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Melania Trump
  • Martha Washington
  • Martin Van Buren
  • Michelle Obama
  • Millard Fillmore
  • Richard M. Nixon
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Rutherford B. Hayes
  • 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
  • Abigail Fillmore
  • Betty Ford
  • Carolin Harrison
  • Edith Wilson
  • Lady Bird Johnson
  • Nancy Reagan
  • Rosyln Carter
  • Sarah Polk

ROYALTY AND NOBILITY

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

SCIENTISTS

  • Ada Lovelace
  • Albert Einstein
  • Benjamin Banneker
  • Charles Darwin
  • Chien-Shiung Wu
  • Elizabeth Blackwell
  • Galileo
  • Isaac Newton
  • Jane Goodall
  • Katherine Johnson
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Maria Mitchell
  • Marie Curie
  • Mario Molina
  • Severo Ochoa
  • Steven Chu
  • Grace Hopper
  • Margaret Hamilton
  • Maria Telkes

SUPREME COURT JUSTICES

  • 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
  • Ada Lovelace
  • Amelia Earhart
  • Anne Hutchinson
  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • Barbara Bush
  • Barbara Park
  • Bessie Coleman
  • Betsy Ross
  • Catherine Cortez Masto
  • Celia Cruz
  • Clara Barton
  • Condoleezza Rice
  • Coretta Scott King
  • Danica Patrick
  • Dolley Madison
  • Dolores Huerta
  • Edmonia Lewis
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Elizabeth Blackwell
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • Ellen Ochoa
  • Florence Nightingale
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Gabby Douglas
  • Georgia O’Keeffe
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Helen Keller
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Irma Rangel
  • Jacqueline Kennedy
  • Jane Addams
  • Jane Goodall
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Juliette Gordon Low
  • Kalpana Chawla
  • Kate Middleton
  • Katherine Johnson
  • Laura Bush
  • Lindsey Vonn
  • Lisa Leslie
  • Lucretia Mott
  • Lynda Carter
  • Madam C. J. Walker
  • Mae Jemison
  • Malala Yousatazai
  • Marain Anderson
  • Maria Mitchell
  • Marie Curie
  • Martha Washington
  • Mary Kay Ash
  • Mary McLeod Bethune
  • Mary Musgrave
  • Maya Moore
  • Meghan Markle
  • Mia Hamm
  • Michelle Obama
  • Mother Teresa
  • Nancy Lopez
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Patsy Mink
  • Phillis Wheatley
  • Pocahontas
  • Princess Diana
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • Rachel Carson
  • Rosa Parks
  • Ruby Bridges
  • Sacagawea
  • Sally Ride
  • Sandra Day O’Connor
  • Sarah Winnemucca
  • Serena Williams
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • Simone Biles
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Susan B. Anthony
  • Tammy Duckworth
  • Venus Williams
  • Wilma Mankiller
  • Wilma Rudolph
  • Zendaya
  • Zora Neale Hurston
  • Alex Morgan
  • Billie Jean King
  • Maria Tallcheif
  • Mary Lou Retton
  • Megan Rapinoe
  • Misty Copeland
  • Mo'ne Davis
  • Bindi Irwin
  • Julia Hill
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Shakira
  • Beverly Cleary
  • Kate DiCamillo
  • Rita Williams-Garcia
  • Grace Hopper
  • Margaret Hamilton
  • Maria Telkes
  • Abigail Fillmore
  • Betty Ford
  • Carolin Harrison
  • Edith Wilson
  • Lady Bird Johnson
  • Nancy Reagan
  • Rosyln Carter
  • Sarah Polk