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Tuesday, March 03, 2009

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography 2001-2004

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography 2001-2004"On 5 March 2009 Oxford University Press publishes the first print supplement to the 60 volume Oxford DNB (2004). The new volume includes entries on 819 men and women who shaped modern Britain and who died between 2001 and 2004. Each January since 2005 the Oxford DNB's online edition has added approximately 200 new biographies of noteworthy figures who died in a single year after 2000. It is these life-stories, accompanied by 277 portraits, which are now published in a single volume - moving forward the boundary of the original 60 volumes into the twenty-first century"

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