Comparison of Biographies

64 entries are missing from EB; 23 from WP. 23 entries are in neither. For articles existing in both, WP articles are 8.51 times larger on average (median of 4.08).

Name Wikipedia Words Britannica Words
Bella Abzug Bella Abzug 949 Bella Abzug 451
Abigail Adams Abigail Adams 1807 Abigail Adams 1052
Rebecca Adamson 0 0
Jane Addams Jane Addams 1945 Jane Addams 549
Marian Anderson Marian Anderson 3255 Marian Anderson 518
Ethel Percy Andrus Ethel Percy Andrus 309 Ethel Percy Andrus 69
Lupe Anguiano Lupe Anguiano 155 0
Susan Brownell Anthony Susan B. Anthony 2483 Susan B. Anthony 858
Virginia Apgar Virginia Apgar 327 Virginia Apgar 301
Judy Francisca Baca Judy Baca 379 0
Ella Baker Ella Baker 1891 Ella Baker 382
Clara Barton Clara Barton 1239 Clara Barton 497
Catharine Beecher Catharine Beecher 703 Catharine Esther Beecher 396
Mary McLeod Bethune Mary McLeod Bethune 3742 Mary McLeod Bethune 340
Elizabeth Blackwell Elizabeth Blackwell 897 Elizabeth Blackwell 656
Gertrude Bonnin OR Zitkala-Sa Zitkala-Sa 1974 Gertrude Bonnin 322
Margaret Bourke-White Margaret Bourke-White 1755 Margaret Bourke-White 480
Carole Moseley Braun Carol Moseley Braun 1147 Carol Moseley Braun 280
Pearl Buck Pearl S. Buck 996 Pearl Buck 396
Sarah Buel 0 0
Nannie Helen Burroughs Nannie Helen Burroughs 374 0
Edna Campbell Edna Campbell 441 0
Rachel Carson Rachel Carson 6154 Rachel Carson 376
Mary Shadd Cary Mary Ann Shadd 590 0
Willa Cather Willa Cather 1362 Willa Cather 414
Linda Chavez-Thompson Linda Chavez-Thompson 1366 Linda Chavez-Thompson 54
Shirley Chisholm Shirley Chisholm 1227 Shirley Chisholm 292
Septima Clark Septima Poinsette Clark 1392 Septima Poinsette Clark 479
Alice Coachman Alice Coachman 178 Alice Coachman 213
Jacqueline Cochran Jacqueline Cochran 2290 Jacqueline Cochran 461
Bessie Coleman Bessie Coleman 1902 Bessie Coleman 270
Jill Ker Conway Jill Ker Conway 1076 Jill Ker Conway 240
Dorothy Day Dorothy Day 1184 Dorothy Day 413
Ada Deer Ada Deer 640 0
Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson 6723 Emily Dickinson 3523
Dorothea Dix Dorothea Dix 917 Dorothea Lynde Dix 449
Virginia Foster Durr Virginia Foster Durr 587 0
Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart 8457 Amelia Earhart 343
Elizabeth Eckford Elizabeth Eckford 318 0
Marian Wright Edelman Marian Wright Edelman 524 Marian Wright Edelman 365
Gertrude Belle Elion Gertrude B. Elion 571 Gertrude B. Elion 348
Drew Gilpin Faust Drew Gilpin Faust 749 Drew Gilpin Faust 430
Matilda Joslyn Gage Matilda Joslyn Gage 1796 Matilda Joslyn Gage 356
Felisa Rincon de Gautier Felisa Rincón de Gautier 719 Felisa Rincon de Gautier 174
Althea Gibson Althea Gibson 3991 Althea Gibson 365
Lillian Gilbreth Lillian Moller Gilbreth 1352 Lillian Evelyn Gilbreth 157
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ruth Bader Ginsburg 1880 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 382
Mary Katherine Goddard Mary Katherine Goddard 296 Mary Katherine Goddard 296
Emma Goldman Emma Goldman 9514 Emma Goldman 506
Martha Graham Martha Graham 1888 Martha Graham 1373
Katharine Graham Katharine Graham 1215 Katharine Graham 290
Martha Wright Griffiths Martha Griffiths 400 Martha Edna Wright Griffiths 98
Sarah Grimké Sarah Grimké 1111 Sarah Grimke 127
Angelina Grimké Angelina Grimké 2857 Angelina Grimke 11
Juana Gutierrez 0 0
Rebecca S. Halstead 0 0
Fannie Lou Hamer Fannie Lou Hamer 1202 Fannie Lou Hamer 220
Alice Hamilton Alice Hamilton 693 Alice Hamilton 123
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Frances Harper 411 Frances E. W. Harper 474
LaDonna Harris LaDonna Harris 73 0
Dorothy Height Dorothy Height 660 Dorothy Height 295
Lillian Hellman Lillian Hellman 993 Lillian Hellman 416
Aileen Hernandez Aileen Hernandez 300 0
Maria L .de Hernandez 0 0
Anita Hill Anita Hill 1178 Anita Hill 63
Dolores Huerta Dolores Huerta 867 Dolores Huerta 349
Jovita Idar Jovita Idar 423 0
Barbara Haney Irvine 0 0
Shirley Jackson Shirley Jackson 1395 Shirley Jackson 152
Mae Jemison Mae Jemison 2928 Mae Jemison 364
Mary-Harris Jones Mary Harris Jones 1257 0
Helen Keller Helen Keller 2023 Helen Keller 456
Billie Jean King Billie Jean King 17538 Billie Jean King 488
Coretta Scott King Coretta Scott King 2824 Coretta Scott King 279
Maxine Hong Kingston Maxine Hong Kingston 1155 Maxine Hong Kingston 422
Tsuyako Kitashima 0 0
Yuri Kochiyama Yuri Kochiyama 222 0
Maggie Kuhn Maggie Kuhn 894 Maggie Kuhn 559
Winona LaDuke Winona LaDuke 574 0
Marian Van Landingham 0 0
Dorothea Lange Dorothea Lange 901 Dorothea Lange 347
Emma Lazarus Emma Lazarus 507 Emma Lazarus 312
Brownie Ledbetter 0 0
Tania Leon Tania León 604 0
Gerda Lerner Gerda Lerner 488 0
Suzanne Lewis 0 0
Queen Liliuokalani Liliuokalani 2488 Liliuokalani 324
Maya Lin Maya Lin 1036 Maya Lin 494
Belva Lockwood Belva Ann Lockwood 2034 Belva Ann Lockwood 443
Susan Love 0 0
Juliette Low Juliette Gordon Low 920 Juliette Gordon Low 283
Mary Lyon Mary Lyon 437 Mary Lyon 440
Wilma Pearl Mankiller Wilma Mankiller 1031 Wilma Pearl Mankiller 295
Sonia Manzano Sonia Manzano 446 0
Cindy Marano 0 0
Maria Montoya Martinez Maria Martinez 1940 0
Vilma Martinez Vilma Socorro Martínez 855 0
Barbara McClintock Barbara mcclintock 4003 Barbara McClintock 486
Margaret Mead Margaret Mead 1957 Margaret Mead 432
Monique Mehta 0 0
Patsy Mink Patsy Mink 1383 Patsy Takemoto Mink 152
Maria Mitchell Maria Mitchell 816 Maria Mitchell 373
Mary Aloysius Molloy 0 0
Alicia Dickerson Montemayor 0 0
Toni Morrison Toni Morrison 1389 Toni Morrison 487
Constance Baker Motley Constance Baker Motley 435 Constance Baker Motley 360
Nancy Skinner Nordhoff 0 0
Sandra Day O'Connor Sandra Day O'Connor 4428 Sandra Day O'Connor 663
Georgia O'Keeffe Georgia O'Keeffe 2511 Georgia O'Keeffe 2669
Kitty O'Neil Kitty O'Neil 239 0
Ellen Ochoa Ellen Ochoa 492 Ellen Ochoa 165
Graciela Olivarez Graciela Olivarez 142 0
Adelina Otero-Warren Adelina Otero-Warren 207 0
Essie Parrish Essie Pinola Parrish 14 0
Alice Paul Alice Paul 1303 Alice Paul 459
Frances Perkins Frances Perkins 1119 Frances Perkins 435
Esther Peterson Esther Peterson 228 Esther Peterson 228
Mary Pickford Mary Pickford 3989 Mary Pickford 532
Mary Taylor Previte Mary Previte 335 0
Mary Evelyn Previte Mary Previte 335 0
Leontyne Price Leontyne Price 3495 Leontyne Price 485
Ma Rainey Ma Rainey 877 Ma Rainey 298
Jeannette Rankin Jeannette Rankin 843 Jeannette Rankin 389
Toshi Reagon Toshi Reagon 217 0
Florence Reece Florence Reece 211 0
Sally Ride Sally Ride 745 Sally Ride 386
Robin Rene Roberts Robin Roberts (newscaster) 729 0
Joanelle Romero 0 0
Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt 5759 Eleanor Roosevelt 1244
Ernestine Rose Ernestine Rose 1254 Ernestine Rose 432
Harilyn Rousso 0 0
Wilma Rudolph Wilma Rudolph 1073 Wilma Rudolph 263
Mary Ruthsdotter 0 0
Sacagawea Sacagawea 2672 Sacagawea 838
Buffy Sainte-Marie Buffy Sainte-Marie 2049 Buffy Sainte-Marie 49
Margaret Sanger Margaret Sanger 3863 Margaret Sanger 444
Rose Schneiderman Rose Schneiderman 1484 0
Tye Leung Schulze 0 0
Leslie Marmon Silko Leslie Marmon Silko 1015 Leslie Marmon Silko 305
Beverly Sills Beverly Sills 2396 Beverly Sills 415
Lillian Eugenia Smith Lillian Smith (author) 1133 0
Margaret Chase Smith Margaret Chase Smith 783 Margaret Chase Smith 497
Betty Reid Soskin Betty Reid-Soskin 340 0
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton 5425 Elizabeth Cady Stanton 760
Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein 5674 Gertrude Stein 543
Gloria Steinem Gloria Steinem 3685 Gloria Steinem 352
Lucy Stone Lucy Stone 8534 Lucy Stone 390
Anne Sullivan Anne Sullivan Macy 678 Anne Sullivan Macy 355
Emma Tenayuca Emma Tenayuca 217 0
Mary Church Terrell Mary Church Terrell 1469 Mary Eliza Church Terrell 350
Susette Tibbles Susette LaFlesche Tibbles 418 0
Minnijean Brown Trickey Minnijean Brown-Trickey 339 0
Sojourner Truth Sojourner Truth 1906 Sojourner Truth 440
Mary Tsukamoto 0 0
Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman 7970 Harriet Tubman 460
Yoshiko Uchida Yoshiko Uchida 533 0
Wilma Vaught 0 0
Rebecca Walker Rebecca Walker 569 0
Madam C. J. Walker Madam C. J. Walker 775 0
Annie Dodge Wauneka Annie Dodge Wauneka 42 0
Ida B. Wells Ida B. Wells 2725 Ida B. Wells-Barnett 446
Frances Willard Frances Willard (suffragist) 1141 Frances Willard 726
Mary Louise Defender Wilson 0 0
Sarah Winnemucca Sarah Winnemucca 1149 Sarah Winnemucca 538
Jade Snow Wong Jade Snow Wong 231 0
Chien-Shiung Wu Chien-Shiung Wu 1062 Chien-Shiung Wu 54
Alice Fong Yu Alice Fong Yu 1803 0
Babe Didrikson Zaharias Babe Zaharias 2965 Babe Didrikson Zaharias 282
Mary Anderson (labor leader) Mary Anderson (labor leader) 83 0