Biographers: Are authors who write an account of another person's life.

Autobiographer: Authors who write their own biography.

Some notable authors of biographies are:

Ellis Amburn - United States
James Boswell - Scotland
Antonia Fraser - England
Jean Overton Fuller - writer of verse and several biographies, including agents of S.O.E
Martin Gilbert - England: best known for multiple books on Winston Churchill
Lee Iacocca - United States
Robert Lacey - England
Barbara Levick - English; specialising in Roman emperors
Frank McCourt - United States - Pulitzer Prize Winner
Lytton Strachey - English
Alison Weir - "popular" history
Patrick White - Australia
Theodore White - United States
A. N. Wilson - England

See also: Lists of authors

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