Biography Examples


Biography is a type of literature that gives the account of someone's life as written by someone else. If someone writes an account of their own life, it is called an autobiography or a memoir.

Examples of Biography:

Shakespeare: A Life, by Park Honan

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption, by Laura Hillenbrand

Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century, by Sean Patrick

The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965, William Manchester and Paul Reid

Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter, Kate Clifford Larson

Robin Williams: When the Laughter Stops, Emily Herbert

Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson

Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World, Sean Patrick

The Wright Brothers, David McCullough

Miss Dinah Shore, Michael Druxman

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