Template:Infobox person

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Based on Wikipedia's 'Infobox person'.
Wikipedia contributors, 'Template:Infobox person', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 20 January 2022, 02:28 UTC, <https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template:Infobox_person&oldid=1066775764> [accessed 12 April 2022]

Use this code:

{{Infobox person
|honorific_prefix = e.g Sir or Lord, not Mr or Ms.
|name = common name of person
|honorific_suffix = e.g OBE or MBE, not BA or similar.
|image = imagename.png/jpg
|caption = caption of image
|copyright = e.g [https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1383019 Photo] © [https://www.geograph.org.uk/profile/27348 Mike Kirby] ([https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/ cc-by-sa/2.0])
|birth = birth name (if different) <br/> date of birth Day Month Year) <br/> place of birth (e.g Rothwell)
|disappeared = (for missing people) date of disappearance (Day Month Year) <br/> place of disappearance (e.g Rothwell)
|disappeared_status = e.g decleared dead or found date
|death = date of death (Day Month Year) <br/> place of death (e.g Rothwell)
|death_cause = only use if notable death (e.g murder)
|body_discovered = only if different from place of death
|resting_place = place of grave or where ashes scattered
|monuments = moumnents/buildings in honour of the person
|nationality = e.g British, Jamaican, etc.
|other_names = e.g stage names, married names, nicknames, aliases
|signature = signature.png/jpg
|education = e.g degree - institution (year)
|occupation = 
* Miner
* historian
* football player
|year_active = dates active in principal occupation(s) (e.g 1975-present)
|era = e.g medieval (only used if dates not available)
|employer = only if relevant
|organisation = non-employing organisation(s), if relevant
|known_for = description of why notable
|notable_work = e.g [[The History of Rothwell (book)]]
|awards = notable awards
|title = e.g Headmaster of Rodillian School or Chairman of the Rothwell Urban District
|term = years person held the title (e.g 1975-1978)
|predecessor = person who previously held the title
|successor = person who subsequently held the title
|party = if relevant to title (e.g Labour Party)
|other_party = if relevant (e.g Conservative Party)
|movement = social, political , artistic, philosophical, literary, cultural, etc.
|opponents = notable relevant opponent (e.g for public office)
|boards = membership of any boards
|criminal_charges = (for convicted criminals only)
|criminal_penalty = (for convicted criminals only)
|criminal_status = (for convicted criminals only)
|spouse = Name (1974-present)
|partner = Name (1974-present)
|children = number or list if notable
|parents = names if relevant/notable
|relatives = names if relevant/notable
|website = [[www.example.org]]
|social_media = [[www.facebook.com/...]]
}}
to produce this:


This infobox is for brief information about the person you are creating an article of.

Template parameters[Edit template data]

This template prefers block formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Honorific Prefixhonorific_prefix

A title before a name

Example
Sir or Lord, not Mr or Ms.
Auto value
Stringoptional
Namename

Common name of person

Default
Page name
Example
John Batty or Katherine Earle
Auto value
{{PAGENAME}}
Stringrequired
Honorific Suffixhonorific_suffix

Letters after a name

Example
OBE or MBE, not BA or similar.
Stringoptional
Imageimage

An image of the person

Example
imagename.png/ or imagename.jpg
Auto value
Filesuggested
Captioncaption

A caption of the image

Example
John Batty as picture in 1874.
Stringsuggested
Copyrightcopyright

Copyright links of the image of the person

Example
[https://www.imagelink.com Photo] © [https://authorlink.com Author Name]
Stringsuggested
Bornbirth

Birth name (if diff), date, and place.

Example
birth name (if different) <br/> date of birth Day Month Year) <br/> place of birth (e.g Rothwell)
Stringrequired
Disappeareddisappeared

For missing people: date of disappearance, place

Example
date of disappearance (Day Month Year) <br/> place of disappearance (e.g Rothwell)
Stringoptional
Dieddeath

Date and place of death

Example
date of death (Day Month Year) <br/> place of death (e.g Rothwell)
Stringoptional
Cause of deathdeath_cause

Only use if notable death

Example
Murder
Stringoptional
Body discoveredbody_discovered

Only if different from place of death

Example
Rothwell
Stringoptional
Resting Placeresting_place

Place of grave or where ashes scattered

Example
Holy Trinity Church
Stringsuggested
Monumentsmonuments

Moumnents/buildings in honour of the person

Stringoptional
Nationalitynationality

Nationality of person

Example
e.g British, Jamaican, etc.
Stringoptional
Other namesother_names

Other names the person was known by

Example
Stage names, married names, nicknames, aliases
Stringoptional
Signaturesignature

Image of person's signature

Example
signature.png/jpg
Fileoptional
Educationeducation

Where the person studied

Example
degree/subject - institution (year)
Stringsuggested
Occupation(s)occupation

The occupation(s) of the person

Example
* Miner
  • historian
  • football player
Stringsuggested
Years activeyear_active

Dates active in principal occupation(s)

Example
1975-present
Stringsuggested
Eraera

Era of person (only used if dates not avaliable)

Example
Medieval
Stringoptional
Employeremployer

Employer of person, only if relevant

Example
Rothwell Urban District Council
Stringoptional
Organisationorganisation

Non-employing organisation(s), if relevant

Example
Charity or NGO, etc.
Stringoptional
Known forknown_for

Description of why they are notable

Stringsuggested
Notable work(s)notable_work

Notable work produced or completed by person

Example
[[The History of Rothwell (book)]]
Stringoptional
Awardsawards

Any notable awards

Stringoptional
Titletitle

Titles held by the person

Example
Headmaster of Rodillian School or Chairman of the Rothwell Urban District
Stringoptional
Termterm

Years person held the title

Example
1975-1978
Stringoptional
Predecessorpredecessor

Person who previously held the title

Stringoptional
Successorsuccessor

Person who subsequently held the title

Unknownoptional
Partyparty

If relevant to title

Example
Labour Party
Stringoptional
Other partyother_party

If relevant

Example
Conservative Party
Stringoptional
Movementmovement

Social, political , artistic, philosophical, literary, cultural movement

Stringoptional
Opponentsopponents

Notable relevant opponent (e.g for public office)

Stringoptional
Boardsboards

Membership of any boards

Stringoptional
Criminal chargescriminal_charges

For convicted criminals only

Stringoptional
Criminal penaltycriminal_penalty

For convicted criminals only

Stringoptional
Criminal statuscriminal_status

For convicted criminals only

Unknownoptional
Spousespouse

Names if relevant/notable

Example
Name (1974-present)
Stringoptional
Partnerpartner

Names if relevant/notable

Example
Name (1974-present)
Stringoptional
Childrenchildren

Number or, if notable, list

Stringoptional
Parentsparents

Names if relevant/notable

Stringoptional
Relativesrelatives

Names if relevant/notable

Stringoptional
Websitewebsite

Official website of person

Example
[www.example.org]
URLoptional
Social mediasocial_media

Official social media of person

Example
[www.facebook.com/...]
URLoptional
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