Marquis Who's Who


A collection of Marquis Who’s Who’s most renowned compilations of the most accomplished individuals from around the world.

Since the publication of our first edition of Who’s Who in America in 1899, the Marquis Who’s Who family of directories has grown to include the biographies of millions of leaders and achievers from the United States and around the world. The Marquis Who’s Who print directories provides unmatched coverage from every significant field of endeavor. We provide over a dozen specialized print directories for you to choose from – each with the accurate, in-depth information for which Marquis Who’s Who is known.

Who's Who in America

A biographical dictionary of notable men and women, first published in 1899 which highlights thousands of biographies that reach beyond lists and facts to shed additional light on what makes these inspiring individuals who they are. Among our listees are Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners, legendary athletes, best-selling authors, accomplished artists, renowned entertainers, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and more.

Who's Who in the World

For over 115 years, Marquis Who’s Who has been the gold standard for biographical information, trusted by academic and public libraries. This tradition of excellence continues with Who’s Who in the World which provides concise, accurate biographies of renowned individuals from around the world, representing virtually every major field of human endeavor.

Who's Who in Asia

As Asia’s influence on the world stage has grown substantially over recent years, it has become necessary for Marquis to publish Who’s Who in Asia. We include over 29,000 biographies of citizens from all countries in the continent of Asia. Our coverage is both broad and deep, not only covering accomplished individuals, but also covering institutions particular to certain countries which in some cases represent important cultural and economic trends of those countries. Such institutions include Bollywood, Sumo wrestling, Asian space programs, automobile manufacturing, and Russian oligarchs.

Who's Who of Professional Women

This narrative compilation showcases the accomplishments of seasoned female professionals inside and outside the United States, each carefully selected on the basis of their proven leadership, achievement and success. Marquis has ensured that all of the women included within this title have gone through their careers with ambition, professional fortitude and strength of spirit.

Who's Who of American Women

This Women of Influence Series narrative compilation was developed to showcase the accomplishments of seasoned female professionals, carefully selected on the basis of their proven leadership, achievement and success. The women included within this title have demonstrated a degree of dedication, professional prowess and leadership throughout their careers.

Who's Who in Finance and Business

In this compilation you’ll find distinguished listees who are leaders in finance and business. Thoughtfully presented in narrative form, this book contains dozens of chapters highlighting the inspiring stories of our editor’s choice of top professionals in finance and business showcasing select individuals’ many accomplishments.

Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare

In this special compilation of the Top Professional Series we aimed to showcase the unsung heroes of modern civilization: doctors who have dedicated their lives to the diagnosis, treatment and care of others. This distinguished selection of Top Doctors have gone above and beyond the call of duty in pursuit of continued scientific advancement. Contained within the case bound book are some of the world’s greatest medical practitioners, innovators, researchers and educators.

Who's Who in American Education

Who’s Who in American Education features biographies of prominent individuals in the field of education at all levels: elementary and secondary educators, university educators, administrators, chancellors, deans, school board members, librarians, program directors and others. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, only select individuals are chosen on the basis of current reference value and factors like position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in the field are all taken into account.

Who's Who in Science and Engineering

Who’s Who in Science and Engineering includes profiles that cover major figures from a variety of the sciences and engineering disciplines including medical, healthcare, research and technology, along with sociologists, economists and psychologists and others from the physical and life sciences including fields as diverse as astronomy and zoology. Within engineering we’ve included such areas as aerospace, civil, environmental and optical engineering, and robotics. 

Who's Who in American Law

As part of the Top Professional Series, this publication highlights the professional backbone of the American legal system: attorneys who have dedicated their careers to the effective representation of their clients. This careful selection of Top Lawyers have gone beyond the call of duty in the pursuit of justice. The narrative profiles are some of America’s strongest litigators, arbitrators, mediators, judges, advisers and educators.

Who's Who of Emerging Leaders

In Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders our chosen goal was to honor a select group of individuals under the age of 40 who have already achieved great success and prominence, or who—through their achievements to date—are well on their way to major success in their chosen fields of endeavor.

A Lifetime of Achievement

Beyond our distinguished listees’ many accomplishments are remarkable stories, motivations and reflections to be shared. A Lifetime of Achievement: Our Collection of Prestigious Listees features our most notable recipients of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, organized by industry in a casebound book.

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Furthermore, every qualified Marquis Listee is entitled to a complimentary listing, which will be published in our Marquis Biographies Online (MBO) proprietary database.

In addition, to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Marquis Who’s Who, listees will now receive a complimentary Honored Listee Badge, which can be added to social media, webpages, and their signature.

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Submissions are screened within a 2-4 weeks time frame. The entire process can take a few months. If your profile passes screening you will receive a notification via postal mail or e-mail giving you the opportunity to make revisions

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