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This template allows to specify information about persons name in a format that is localizable. Mainly intended for Name and Alternative name section of Creator templates.


{{Name |1= |2= |3= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 type Type of name. Recognized key words: legal, birth, pseudonym, elder, younger, artist, master, master of, school of, circle of, workshop of empty required
2 name Person's name, with or without links. If provided the name will be placed in the proper place in relation to the other text. empty optional
3 language Language code (only needs to be provided if the language shall be fixed and independent from the user's preferences) value of {{int:Lang}} optional

Additional information

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

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Relies on:


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)


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{{{1}}} Code Output
artist {{name|artist|Bonifacio Veronese}}
{{name|artist}} Bonifacio Veronese
Artist name: Bonifacio Veronese
Artist name: Bonifacio Veronese
birth {{name|birth|Bonifacio Veronese}}
{{name|birth}} Bonifacio Veronese
Birth name: Bonifacio Veronese
Birth name: Bonifacio Veronese
legal {{name|legal}} [[w:Bonifazio Veronese|Bonifacio Veronese]]
{{name|legal|[[w:Bonifazio Veronese|Bonifacio Veronese]]}}
Legal name: Bonifacio Veronese
Legal name: Bonifacio Veronese
pseudonym {{name|pseudonym|Witkacy}}
{{name|pseudonym|[[:en:George William Russell|Æ]]}}
Pseudonym: Witkacy
Pseudonym: Æ
younger {{name|younger|Hans Holbein]]}}
Hans Holbein {{name|younger}}
Hans Holbein the Younger
Hans Holbein the Younger
elder {{name|elder|Hans Holbein}}
Hans Holbein {{name|elder}}
Hans Holbein the Elder
Hans Holbein the Elder
master of [[:it:Maestro del Bigallo|{{name|master of|Bigallo}}]]
[[:pt:Mestre de 1416|{{name|master of|1416}}]]
[[:en:Master of the 1540s|{{name|master of}} {{other date|s|1540}}]]
Master of Bigallo
Master of 1416
Master of 1540s
master [[:en:Master E. S.|{{name|Master}} E. S.]]
[[:en:Master Francke|{{name|Master|Francke}}]]
Master E. S.
Master Francke
courtesy name {{name|courtesy|PY=Wén Jìn|simp=文进|trad=文進}} Courtesy name: Wén Jìn (文进/文進)