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FemBio women's biography research
legal form registered association
founding 2001
Founder Luise F. Pusch
Seat Hanover / Boston
purpose Biography database, women's biographies
Website www.fembio.org

FemBio Women's Biography Research e. V. is a non-profit association that provides the FemBio database with over 30,000 biographical records of well-known women. Of these, over 11,000 are available online.


The database was set up by Luise F. Pusch since 1982. FemBio was founded in 2001 by Luise F. Pusch in Hanover as an institute for women's biography research . FemBio has been a registered association since 2004. In addition to Pusch, collaborators and authors include Joey Horsley , Susanne Amrain , Traude Bührmann , Andrea C. Busch , Sibylle Duda and Claudia Schmölders .

Web links


  1. Via the database. FemBio, accessed April 12, 2020 .
  2. Ulla Bock: Overview and inventory. Lexicons, glossaries and handbooks on women's and gender studies. Querelles , accessed April 12, 2020 .
  3. Make women visible. baf eV, March 27, 2019, accessed on April 12, 2020 .
  4. ^ FemBio Authors and Contributors. Retrieved April 12, 2020 .