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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
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: