Russian Biographical Dictionary.
Publisher: Russian Historical Society. All volumes are available online and can be downloaded either in PDF or Djvu formats.
This and other valuable resources from the Alexander Yakovlev Archive are available on Alexanderyakovlev.org
A selection of images and biographies of famous Russians, alphabetically arranged.
A selection of biographies of the foreigners that played an important role in Russian history and culture.
Biographies of Russian patriarchs on Hrono.ru
Biographical encyclopedia of Russian boyar families.
Biographical encyclopedia of Russian merchant families.
The White Movement. Personalia on hrono.ru.
A biographical dictionary of Russian writers and poets with 150 entries alphabetically arranged.
An online collection of publications on the website of the Institute of Russian Literature
Alexandr Pushkin: A Biography of the Writer. By Yu.Lotman.
A Russian language website devoted to Lev Gumilev (1912–1992), a Soviet historian, ethnologist and anthropologist, who is known for his highly non-orthodox theories of ethnogenesis.