Russian biographical dictionaries encompassed various reference publications that contained biographical information. Specialized biographical dictionaries provide information on people in a single profession, branch of knowledge, country, or political party or on participants in a major historical event. They include Russian Medical Register, issued for the years 18091916, Register of Ranks of the Engineering Corps, issued for the years 18711911,. Bulgarian writers of the eighth through 20th centuries are covered in the book. Other books of this type were.
Petersburg, 1885 A Memory Book of Lycée Pupils and Students (St. Current specialized international biographical dictionaries include the World Whos Who in Science (Chicago, 1968 Whos Who in Science in Europe (vols. Vladimir (18341884 ) (compiled. Novikovs Attempt at a Historical Dictionary of Russian Writers, which included 317 names, was published. There also exists an abbreviated biographical dictionary, Who Was Who in America: Historical Volume, (Chicago, 1963). The entire work contained 631 biographies, selected somewhat at random. A work containing information about the lives and work of various persons, usually listed alphabetically; some dictionaries classify persons by time period or descriptive category. 14, London, 1972 Whos Who in International Organizations (10th., 196465, Brussels, 1964 and Whos Who in Government: 197273 (Chicago, 1972). 15, Moscow, 1836 with a three-part supplement (St. After the Great Patriotic War, a number of books similar to biographical dictionaries were published on Russian figures in science, technology, and art. Jerome of Stridon (fourth century dealt mainly with Christian writers and church figures.