What does the word biography mean?

Usage examples for biography

  1. The life of a statesman or of a general, when written with a view of giving a complete history of all the public events in which he was engaged, is not biography, but history. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  2. Titian's biography offers an excellent and most instructive example of this. – Giorgione by Herbert Cook
  3. Once he spoke of the biography she had begun, and added: Oh, I wish I had paid more attention to that little girl's work! – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
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