Some good resources for biographies on famous people include Biography.com, History.com and Achievement.org. All three sites provide information on the lives, careers and achievements of historical figures, entertainers and persons of note.
Achievement.org is the website of the Academy of Achievement, which is based in Washington, D.C. The organization brings real life people of note together with youth scholars. The website offers biographies on entertainers, business leaders, public servants, scientists and sports figures.
Biography.com is the website of the Biography Channel. The site offers special features such as fun facts about persons of note and timely biographical information based on the date.
The History Channel's website, History.com, features biographies and information on historical events, both national and global.