Deutsche biographische Enzyklopädie: (DBE)
The second edition of the Deutsche Biographische Enzyklopädie (DBE) contains articles on about 63,000 individuals whose lives, works and achievements are considered remarkable to this very day and who remain part of German cultural heritage. The DBE covers the period from the Early Middle Ages to the present and the German-speaking regions. The articles of the first edition have been thoroughly revised, approx. 7,500 new articles were added.