Below, find links to good information about influential figures from the Renaissance period. Don’t forget to check out our selection of real books as well! They are on a cart in the library for you.
Encyclopedias and Databases:
(username: richmondcs; password: eagles)
List of influential people from the Renaissance on Britannica (scroll through to find yours, or use search bar!)
Search Worldbook Online for your figure
Search Biography Reference Centre for your figure
Other online resources
Biography.com (search for your figure)
Below, find lists of some of the most important figures in Renaissance history. If you can’t find yours listed, use the sources above or other reliable sources from professional websites (not Prezis, blogs, wikis, etc.).
Sculptors, artists and architects: scroll down to find your sculptor, artist or architect
Renaissance religious figures
List of Renaissance Philosophers: Click the name to find full biography
Renaissance Scientists and Inventors
Other influential Renaissance figures