Albert Nelson Marquis

Our History

Since 1898, Marquis Who’s Who has remained the standard for reliable and comprehensive biographical data. Each year, we strive to continue the tradition established by our founder, Albert Nelson Marquis, over 120 years ago with the first publication of Who’s Who in America.

The family of Marquis Who’s Who publications presents unmatched coverage of the lives of today’s leaders and achievers from both the United States and around the world, and from every significant field of endeavor. Librarians, students, researchers, corporate executives, journalists, personnel recruiters, and many others rely on Marquis Who’s Who every day for in-depth biographical information they can use with confidence.

Marquis Biographies Online allows for targeted searches within our database of over 1.6 million biographies, based on a variety of criteria such as name, keywords, Marquis publication, location, occupation, education, dates, and much more! Updated daily, you’ll search with the confidence of knowing that MBO is exceptionally accurate and always up-to-date.