from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The subject of a biography.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One about whom a biography is written; the subject of a biography.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of whom a biography is written.
He is a biographee in Marquis, "Who's Who in America" and in "Who's Who in the World".
The hope, obviously, is that a kind of chemical reaction between biographer and biographee will spark fresh illuminations of subjects who have already been exhaustively studied and written about.
Who's Who of American Women entry - the information is provided by the biographee - lists under "educational information" her 1993 Ph.D. from Harvard, but is silent on her college degree from Northeastern.
And now I wonder what deep-down resentment the late Stephen Ambrose was nursing that motivated him to lie about his closeness to his biographee
"We carefully studied and weighed the track record of community service rendered by each biographee.