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Descriptor English: Biography
Descriptor Spanish: Biografía
Descriptor Portuguese: Biografia
Descriptor French: Biographie
Entry term(s): Historical Biography
Tree number(s): V01.175
V02.170
V02.530.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019215
Scope note: Works consisting of an account of the events, works, and achievements, personal and professional, during a person's life.
Annotation: This heading is used as a Publication Type. Check appropriate century tags. Biography as a subject is indexed under the main heading BIOGRAPHY AS TOPIC. CATALOGER: Use for individual and collective biographies. For autobiographies, use the Publication Type AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Previous Indexing: Current Biog-Obit [Publication Type] (1966-1996)
Historical Biography [Publication Type] (1966-1996)
Related: Autobiography MeSH
Biobibliography MeSH
DeCS ID: 33220
Unique ID: D019215
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/21
Revision Date: 2018/07/01
Biography - Preferred
Concept UI M0028621
Scope note Works consisting of an account of the events, works, and achievements, personal and professional, during a person's life.
Preferred term Biography
Historical Biography - Narrower
Concept UI M0028620
Preferred term Historical Biography



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