Last modified on 30 May 2014, at 13:27


This template is like {{PD-old-auto}} except it also indicates the work was first published before 1923, and so is also in the public domain in the United States.


{{PD-old-auto-1923 |deathyear= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
death year Year of author's death. empty required

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: no user group specified

Relies on:
{{Years since}}

See also


To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please edit the template and add a row to the "{{LangSwitch|}}" construct. It takes the form "|xx= Your translation " (xx being the code of your language)

Translation done through Template:PD-old-text and Template:PD-1923-text


{{PD-old-auto-1923|deathyear=1920}} gives:

Public domain The author died in 1920, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 90 years or less.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1923.

This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.