Baltic biographical lexicon digital

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The Baltic Biographical Lexicon digital (BBLD) is a biographical reference work that contains biographies of Baltic Germans .

It is a publication of the Baltic Historical Commission and is based on the standard work Deutschbaltisches Biographisches Lexikon 1710–1960 . After all biographies had been digitized and post-processed using a text recognition program , the website went online in 2012 with more than 3,600 short biographies , which can be displayed and searched in HTML or JPG format ( facsimile ).

It is planned to continue to expand the biographies in the HTML version and also biographies of Estonians , Latvians and Lithuanians mitaufzunehmen to one instead of a Baltic German lexicon Baltic build lexicon.

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Baltic biographical lexicon digital. In:, Baltic Historical Commission , accessed on July 11, 2020.
  2. Marc Spieseke: German Baltic Biographical Dictionary goes online. In:, University Library of the Freie Universität Berlin , Digital Services Team and Information Center Team, July 25, 2012, accessed on July 11, 2020.