The History of
Marquis Who's Who

A comprehensive look at our establishment as the world’s preeminent publisher of biographical material

Marquis' Milestones

Over the years, the Marquis Who’s Who product suite has grown to include several print titles, as well as online databases, programs, and branding and networking services. Throughout their careers, successful professionals have relied on Marquis Who’s Who to expertly commemorate and showcase vocational milestones and accomplishments. Marquis’ premiere hardcover registry contained the biographies of 8,602 prominent Americans, and the roster has grown substantially since then.

Feel free to take a look at some of Marquis’ proudest accomplishments throughout the years as efforts are being made to develop new and innovative methods of honoring the world’s most consummate professionals.

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2000 - 2050

2002 — Marquis Who’s Who Steps into the Digital Age

In November 2002, Marquis Who’s Who launches its first web interface, in which is housed …

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2000 - 2050

2003 — News Communications Inc. purchases Marquis Who’s Who

News Communications, Inc., also publishers of The Hill purchases Marquis from Reed Elsevier (now RELX …

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2000 - 2050

2005 — Who’s Who in America’s Diamond Year

The Diamond 60th Anniversary edition of Who’s Who in America is published in October 2005. …

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2000 - 2050

2006 — Who’s Who in America is Featured on Jeopardy

On June 16, 2006, the category Who’s Who in America is featured in the Double …

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