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Definition of Biography


  1. The written history of a person's life.
  2. Biographical writings in general.

Biography Quotations

Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.
Carter G. Woodson

For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography, and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in many parts of the world, in all periods of time.
Louis L'Amour

No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Thomas Carlyle

Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written.
Mark Twain

There is no psychology; there is only biography and autobiography.
Thomas Szasz
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Biography Translations

biography in French is biographie
biography in German is Lebensbeschreibung, Biographie
biography in Swedish is biografi
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