Biography and Genealogy Master Index

Searching Biography and Genealogy Master Index enables you to determine which publication to consult for biographical information. BGMI is an index to nearly 15.4 million biographical sketches in current and retrospective reference books, covering both contemporary and historical figures throughout the world. For each individual, BGMI provides name, date of birth (and death), and the names and dates of biographical source publications that contain information about the individual. In cases where BGMI provides multiple listings for the same person, you can choose the most convenient source or locate multiple sketches to compare and expand information furnished by a single listing.