Biographies for Kids

The MrNussbaum Biographies section features over 250 biographies written for kids. Choose from a section below. Parents and Teachers: If you are interested in seeing a biography on this page, and are interested in writing it, please contact me. I pay $5.00 per well-written biography.


All Biographies

Nearly 250 biographies written for kids. Many biographies come with interactive activities as well. Choose from presidents, athletes, artists, political figures, explorers, and many, many more.

Revolutionary War/Founding Fathers


Learn all about the founding fathers such George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Alexander Hamilton and over 25 others!


Civil War


Learn all about the important people behind the most deadly war in American history such as Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Frederick Douglass, and even female spy Belle Boyd and many others.



Learn all about the most important people in early American military history, including those from the French and Indian, Revolutionary, and Civil War. Don’t forget about the War of 1812 too!




Read about the lives of over 20 different world explorers, including those from Portugal, Spain, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States.




This section included biographies about those who settled new lands and developed new ideas including Daniel Boone, Lewis and Clark, Rosa Parks, and many others.




This section includes biographies on nearly two dozen African-Americans such as Martin Luther King, Jr., George Washington Carver, Jackie Robinson and many others.



This section includes over two dozen biographies on important women in American and world history such as Amelia Earhart, Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Clara Barton and many others.

Native Americans


This section includes the biographies of important Native Americans such as Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, Sacagawea and several others.




This section includes biographies on artists and authors such as Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, and many others




This section includes biographies on athletes such as Michael Jordan, Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Lebron James and more.


Inventors and Innovators


This section includes biographies on inventors and innovators such as Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, George Washington Carver, and many others.


Presidents and Politicians


This section includes biographies on United States presidents and politicians such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and many others.




This section includes biographies on notorious pirates such as Blackbeard, Sir Francis Drake, Jean Lafitte and others.