Who Was Who: 5000 BC - 1914 Biographical Dictionary of the Famous and Those Who Wanted to Be

Irwin Leslie Gordon (1888 - 1954)

A short, humorous biography of famous people from 5000 BC to 1914. -- S. McGaughey

From the Introduction, "The editor begs leave to inform the public that only persons who can produce proper evidence of their demise will be admitted to Who Was Who. Press Agent notices or complimentary comments are absolutely excluded, and those offering to pay for the insertion of names will be prosecuted. As persons become eligible they will be included without solicitation, while the pages will be expurgated of others should good luck warrant."

Each section is shared by three readers: Sean McGaughey (Sections 1-12), Jim Mowatt (Sections 1-4), Alan Davis Drake (Sections 1-2), Laurie Anne Walden (Sections 3-12), and Sibella Denton (Sections 5-12).

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography, History, Humor

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Editor’s Note Abbreviations and Obituary, A Group 00:18:11
Play 02 B Group 00:16:05
Play 03 C Group 00:15:36
Play 04 DE Group 00:14:19
Play 05 FG Group 00:12:23
Play 06 HI Group 00:13:31
Play 07 JKL Group 00:20:42
Play 08 MN Group 00:17:29
Play 09 OPQ Group 00:13:33
Play 10 R Group 00:10:24
Play 11 S Group 00:12:42
Play 12 T-Z Group 00:17:16