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DECEMBER 13, 2018

What's new: December 2018

In the latest update, Sir David Cannadine reviews highlights of the 460 lives added in 2018, including 14 new biographies published in December. 

NOVEMBER 9, 2018

100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

100 years after the end of the First World War, the Oxford DNB presents the life stories of men and women who shaped the conflict and its aftermath.

NOVEMBER 8, 2018

What's new: November 2018

 The latest update, curated by Dr Judith Bourne of St Mary’s University, Twickenham, adds the lives of 17 women involved in the movement to admit women to the legal profession. 

OCTOBER 10, 2018

What's new: October 2018

Discover the global lives and biographies of people connected with communism


SEPTEMBER 19, 2018

Listen to "National International: The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography"

Episode two of a behind the scenes BBC World Services documentary.

SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

What's new: September 2018

Meet new lives from the 12th to the early 17th century of Britain.

AUGUST 9, 2018

What's new: August 2018

Women and Parliament in the period after 1918.

JULY 12, 2018

What's new: July 2018

Discover new lives with a focus on women in engineering.

JUNE 14, 2018

What's new: June 2018

Meet the women from theatre and performance.

MAY 19, 2018

Child’s play: pioneers of child psychoanalysis

Meet three pioneers of child psychoanalysis with the Oxford DNB.

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