Online service: General German Biography ADB and NDB

The website “German biography” is a joint project of the Historical Commission of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and the Bavarian State Library in the years 2007 to 2009.

The search is simple and fast. It can be searched either by name, Profession, Sex, Date of birth, Date of death, Free text. It was found the search word “Genealogist” directly 120 Hit.

It was funded by the DFG. Currently it includes digital full texts of more than 90.000 historical figures and more than 46.000 historical and biographical articles of the General German Biography (ADB, 56 Volumes, 1875-1912) and the New German Biography (NDB, online now 22 Volumes since 1953) as well as additional links to library resources of the State Library and the German National Library.

Vgl. Hans Günter Hockerts, From national monuments to the biographical portal: ADB and NDB, in: Academy News 02/2008

(http://www.badw.de/aktuell/akademie_aktuell/2008/heft2/06_Hockerts.pdf)

Online-Portal:

http://www.deutsche-biographie.de/index.html

Digitised:

General German Biography. Part. 18 (Lassus-Litschower)
General German Biography. Part. 19 (Littrow-Lysura)
General German Biography. Part. 23 (in. Munchausen – in. North)
General German Biography. Part. 33 (Hermann Schulze – G. Semper)
General German Biography. Part. 35 (Paulitschke-Schets)
General German Biography. Part. 36 (Steinmetz Stürenburg)
General German Biography. Part. 42 (Werenfels Wilhelm d. J.)

 

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