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NOTICE: Use of this template is obsolete. Instead, use data from Wikidata.
  • This template does not need to be removed immediately. But there should be an effort over time to move toward use of Wikidata. See this RfC from English Wikipedia.

Description

This metadata template provides for automatic data gathering and cataloging. It should be added to biographical articles (only). It must not be added to non-biographical articles, even if an article describes events related to a single individual. See Wikipedia:Persondata for the detailed documentation.

Usage

<!-- Metadata: see [[Wikipedia:Persondata]] -->
{{Persondata
|NAME              = 
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES = 
|SHORT DESCRIPTION = 
|DATE OF BIRTH     = 
|PLACE OF BIRTH    = 
|DATE OF DEATH     = 
|PLACE OF DEATH    = 
}}

Example

<!-- Metadata: see [[Wikipedia:Persondata]] -->
{{Persondata
|NAME              = Magellan, Ferdinand
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES = Magalhães, Fernão de (Portuguese); Magallanes, Fernando de (Spanish)
|SHORT DESCRIPTION = Sea explorer
|DATE OF BIRTH     = Spring 1480
|PLACE OF BIRTH    = [[Sabrosa]], [[Portugal]]
|DATE OF DEATH     = April 27, 1521
|PLACE OF DEATH    = [[Mactan Island]], [[Cebu]], [[Philippines]]
}}