Template:Infobox person

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{{infobox person}} may be used to summarize information about a particular person to an article.



The infobox may be added by pasting the template as shown below into an article and then filling in the desired fields. Any parameters left blank or omitted will not be displayed.

Blank template with basic parameters

{{ infobox person
| name        = 
| image       = 
| alt         = 
| caption     = 
| birth_date  = <!-- {{birth date|YYYY|MM|DD}} -->
| birth_place = 
| death_date  = <!-- {{death date and age|YYYY|MM|DD|YYYY|MM|DD}} -->
| death_place = 
| nationality = 
| other_names = 
| known_for   = 
| occupation  = 

Blank template with all parameters

{{ infobox person
| name                      = 
| image                     = 
| image_size                = 
| alt                       = 
| caption                   = 
| birth_name                = 
| birth_date                = <!-- {{birth date|YYYY|MM|DD}} -->
| birth_place               = 
| death_date                = <!-- {{death date and age|YYYY|MM|DD|YYYY|MM|DD}} -->
| death_place               = 
| body_discovered           = 
| death_cause               = 
| resting_place             = 
| resting_place_coordinates = <!-- {{coord|LAT|LONG|display=inline,title}} -->
| residence                 = 
| nationality               = 
| ethnicity                 = 
| citizenship               = 
| other_names               = 
| known_for                 = 
| education                 = 
| alma_mater                = 
| employer                  = 
| occupation                = 
| years_active              = 
| home_town                 = 
| salary                    = 
| networth                  = 
| height                    = 
| weight                    = 
| title                     = 
| term                      = 
| predecessor               = 
| successor                 = 
| party                     = 
| opponents                 = 
| boards                    = 
| religion                  = 
| spouse                    = 
| partner                   = 
| children                  = 
| parents                   = 
| relations                 = 
| callsign                  = 
| awards                    = 
| signature                 = 
| signature_alt             = 
| website                   = 
| footnotes                 = 
| box_width                 = 


Do not use all these parameters for any one person. The list is long to cover a wide range of people. Only use those parameters that convey essential or notable information about the subject. Any parameters left blank or omitted will not be displayed. If a data field has more than one parameter name which can be used, the preferred name is listed first in bold print.

Parameter Explanation
name Common name of person (defaults to article name if left blank; provide birth_name (below) if different from name).
image Image name
Size to display image: 200px (set width), or 200x300px (max width & max height). This defaults to 225px if empty or omitted.
alt Alt text for image, for visually impaired readers.
caption Caption for image, if needed. Try to include date of photo and the photographer.
birth_name Name at birth, if different from name.
birth_date Date of birth: {{birth date and age|1930|1|15}} (if living) or {{birth date|1930|1|15}} (if dead). See Template:Birth date for details.
birth_place Place of birth: city, administrative region, sovereign state.
death_date Date of death: {{death date and age|1995|10|9|1930|1|15}} (if birth date is known) or {{death date|1995|10|9}} (if birth date unknown).
death_place Place of death: city, administrative region, sovereign state.
body_discovered Place where the body was discovered (If different from place of death).
death_cause Cause of death.
resting_place Place of burial, ash-scattering, etc.
resting_place_coordinates Coordinates for place of burial, ash-scattering etc.
residence Location(s) where the person notably resides/resided, if different from birth place.
nationality Nationality. May be used instead of citizenship (below) or vice versa in cases where any confusion could result. Should only be used with citizenship when they somehow differ.
ethnicity Ethnicity.
citizenship Citizenship. See usage notes for nationality.
other_names Other notable names for the person, if different from name and birth_name.
known_for</br> (known) A brief description of why the person is notable.
education Education.
alma_mater Alma mater
employer Employer.
occupation Occupation.
home_town The place where the person was raised and matured, if different from birth place and residence.
salary Annual salary or compensation.
networth Current estimated net worth.
height If person was notable for their height.
weight If used, this should also include the date.
term Years the person held the title listed above.
predecessor Person who previously held the title listed above.
successor Person who subsequently held the title listed above.
party Field labeled Political party.
boards Field labeled Board member of.
religion Field labeled Religion.
spouse Name of spouse(s), followed by years of marriage. Use the format Name (1950-present) for current spouse and Name (1970-1999) for former spouse(s). Separate entries with a line break (<br />).
partner Use same format as spouse.
children Number of children (i.e. 3), or list of names if notable. Separate entries with a line break (<br />).
parents Names of parents, if notable. Separate entries with a line break (<br />).
Names of siblings or other relatives, if notable. Include the relationship in parentheses after the name (sister, uncle, etc). Separate entries with a line break (<br />).
callsign Amateur radio call-sign.
awards Notable awards
signature An image of the person's signature.
signature_alt Alt text for the signature image.
website Official website only. Unofficial websites should be placed under ==External links== in the body of the article.
footnotes Notes about any of the infobox data.
box_width The infobox width, such as: box_width=220px (default: 22em). Space character between the number and the unit of measurement breaks the parameter.


Bill Gates
Born William Henry Gates III
Seattle, Washington
Occupation Chairman, Microsoft
Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Salary US$ 966,667[1]
Net worth US$ 56.0 billion (2007)
Spouse(s) Melinda Gates (since 1994)
Children 3
Microsoft (Press Pass)
Gates Foundation

{{ infobox person
| name          = Bill Gates
| image         = 
| image_size    = 
| alt           = Head and shoulders portrait of talking 50-year-old man in rimless glasses, business suit, and power red tie, with raised right hand gesturing.
| caption       = At an IT forum in Denmark, 2004
| birth_name    = William Henry Gates III
| birth_date    = 28-10-1955
| birth_place   = Seattle, Washington
| occupation    = Chairman, Microsoft<br />Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
| salary        = US$ 966,667<ref>Year 2006 compensation: salary $616,667, bonus $350,000. From Microsoft's [http://www.microsoft.com/msft/reports/proxy2006.mspx Proxy Statement].</ref>
| networth      = US$ 56.0 billion (2007)
| spouse        = Melinda Gates (since 1994)
| children      = 3
| signature     =
| signature_alt = William H. Gates III
| website       = [http://www.microsoft.com/ Microsoft] [http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/exec/billg/default.mspx (Press Pass)]<br>[http://www.gatesfoundation.org Gates Foundation]
| box_width     = 200px
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