Encyclopedia of the teachers of the people 19. Century

The time of 1825 – 1918 was in the heyday of the German-speaking school programs. They typically include an annual report on the school as well as a scientific treatise. For a long time were the only papers in Focus. Recently, also the details of the subject matter and interest to the tests. Little attention so far, the biographical information on teachers and students. (Also to my family Rambow and Liesegang)

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  [...]

Illustrated history of German literature from the earliest times to the present

With significant historic biographies and pictures of Martin Opitz, Klopstock, Lessing, Goethe, Schiller, Emile Zola, von Hofmannsthal, Arthur Schnitzler, Nietzsche, Tolstoy, Thomas Mann and many others. Published in Regensburg 1926-1932 Anselm of Salzer.

Biographical Encyclopedia of the Austrian Empire

In enormous hard work here 60 Volumes of Biographical Lexicon digitized and made available. Posted by Dr. Constantin Wurzbach and appeared in the period 1856-1891. They contain the life sketches of memorable, noteworthy personalities, since the 1750 entweder in den österreichischen Kronländern geboren sind oder dort gelebt und gewirkt haben. In the individual volumes are many genealogical tables contain, Each volume is divided by first letter, published by the yard- and Vienna State Printing.

Meyer's big conversational lexicon

Meyers-Lexikon is a major German-language encyclopedic work of a general nature, in the 19. and 20. Century in several editions published by the Bibliographical Institute and was named after its founder, Joseph Meyer, here with a few books that are freely available on the net to download or browse to it online