Gale Biography Presents contains content derived from the Encyclopedia of World Biography, a reference title providing biographical information on individuals who have made a lasting contribution to society. Each eBook contains authoritative content covering a broad range of people who have made their mark on the world we live in today. Whether through the written word, science, history, activism, or politics, these individuals have contributed to society and have reputations that stand the test of time. These women and men from around the world have risen above the ordinary and earned a place in the annals of human history. Their life stories will fascinate people of all ages.