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  • 50,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2001.
  • Remarkable people in any walk of life who were connected with the British Isles — excluding living people.
  • Published after twelve years' work, involving over 10,000 people, writing and editing 60 million words to produce a website with over 100,000 pages.

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