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Template used for adding automatically a sort key, Wikidata item and category People by name and Women or Men by name according to the gender of the person

The template automatically sets the following categories: People by name; Women by name and Men by name (either); YYYY births; YYYY deaths (in this latter case also Deceased people by name)


{{subst:PeopleByName |1= |2= |3= |4= |5= |6= }}

Template parameters

1Surname, last name, family nameSort key by surnameemptyrequired
2Name, first name, given name (including middle name[s])Sort key by nameemptyrequired
3Gender attributeAttribute to determine the categorization of people: possible values= F (women/ female), M (men/ male) or O (other)emptyrequired
4Wikidata itemWikidata item to insert Authority control data and Wikidata number itememptyoptional
5Year of birthInsert the year of birth in the format YYYYemptyoptional
6Year of deathInsert the year of death in the format YYYYemptyoptional

Additional information

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

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

Placement: At the top of the page

See also