Wikipedia:WikiProject Biography

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The Biography WikiProject concerns the creation, development, and organization of Wikipedia's articles about persons (including but not limited to biographies). It includes only articles about individual persons, not about an organization or group or association, unless a substantial section of the article is a biography of a person related to that organization or group. It includes biographies of only real humans; thus, the project does not cover other animals or fictitious persons (such as pseudonyms) or fictional characters. As of 13 August 2022, there are 1,916,899 articles and 6,942 lists within the scope of WikiProject Biography, of which 1,722 are featured and 7,465 are good articles. As of 1 April 2021 according to WHGI and based on wikidata, only 337,764 of Wikipedia's 1,796,746 biographies are about women, amounting to 18.799%.

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Joining the WikiProject[edit]

All editors are welcome to join the WikiProject. To join the project, place {{User WPBiography}} on your userpage. This will automatically add it to Category:WikiProject Biography participants. If you wish, you can add your username to the list of active participants below.

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List of active participants[edit]

Feel free to add yourself to the top of the list below. You may also add your areas of interest or experience in the topic. The format is # {{User|USERNAME}} - Areas of interest or experience. This list is automatically pruned; users inactive for three months or more or indefinitely blocked for two months or more will be automatically removed by User:Yapperbot.


  1. QueenPuck (talk · contribs) - Biographies of British and Irish people (non-living).
  2. P Washington (talk · contribs) - Hip Hop Artist, Musician.
  3. Cactus Biondo (talk · contribs) - Cinema, Art, Theater, Literature.
  4. Treesiati (talk · contribs) - Women in literature and visual arts.
  5. Jadedhippo (talk · contribs) - Business
  6. Afik Ahmed P (talk · contribs) - Biography/Startup related topics. Focus; Actors, Writers, Entrepenuers.
  7. Bothe1 (talk · contribs) - Technology/Startup related topics. Focus; American Entrepenuers.
  8. GeorgiaKenn (talk · contribs) - Music/Artist related topics. Focus; Australian Musicians.
  9. Canyouhearmenow (talk · contribs) Biographies of musicians and television personalities.
  10. -A-M-B-1996- (talk · contribs) Biographies of U.S. political figures, particularly in the northeast from around 1850–1950. Particular interest in the Republican Party of that place and era.
  11. 2x2leax (talk · contribs) I'm translating biographies from other Wikipedia's project and I'm improving the articles, mostly from people of Peru.
  12. 47thPennVols (talk · contribs) - Creating biographies of notable members of various Pennsylvania regiments which served during the American Civil War as part of documenting the history of those regiments for WikiProject Milhist; also helping to increase the number of bios of notable women as a member of the Women in Red and Women's History WikiProjects
  13. 97198 (talk · contribs) – mostly film/TV bios. Tamil VIP groups in Tamil nadu.
  14. Bobokilu (talk · contribs) - adding updated images of actors and singers
  15. AaronY (talk · contribs) I'll specialize in sports figures, and criminals. See my user page for details on my works.
  16. Abebenjoe (talk · contribs) – Mainly interested creating and adding information to biography articles associated with Canadian politicians or trade unionists in the Wikipedia:WikiProject Biography/Politics and government. I fact check dates/historical timelines in these types of biographies.
  17. Aboudaqn (talk · contribs) – particularly American Communism's history, literature, and arts.
  18. Aboutmovies (talk · contribs) – Mainly write about judges and Oregon people, but also do a lot of assessing Bios.
  19. Abraham, B.S. (talk · contribs) – Mainly work on military biographies, particularly Australian and British, some American.
  20. AbhiSuryawanshi (talk · contribs) Interested in creating articles about Innovators, and biography articles related to Innovation field.
  21. Abyjohn1991 (talk · contribs) Interested in creating articles about Film Actors and Models
  22. AdamT777 (talk · contribs) Interested in creating articles about politicians.
  23. Adh30 (talk · contribs) – Mainly interested in medical or bioengineering biographies, particularly related to the circulation.
  24. Agendum (talk · contribs) – Interested in biographies individuals connected with journalism and publishing, as well as of evangelical Christian figures of the 18th and 19th century. I would like to replace those articles which still rely heavily on the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
  25. AlanM1 (talk · contribs)
  26. Alex43223 (talk · contribs) Mostly celebrity bios, but will assess all-around.
  27. Allreet (talk · contribs) Cultural and historical figures
  28. Amccann421 (talk · contribs) Mostly athletes and people in the media, but I'm willing to help wherever I can.
  29. AMM Pittsburgh (talk · contribs) Women who deserve a Wikipedia page
  30. Ampimd (talk · contribs) - usually working on biographies of Ghanaians.
  31. AndersHellstrom2 (talk · contribs) Working with bios of people connected to my family tree(mostly corrections) integrated with Wikidata, FactGrid and Geni(Master Profiles).
  32. Andrevan (talk · contribs)
  33. Andrew Dalby (talk · contribs) – interested in ancient and medieval people, and especially medieval women; also historians and translators
  34. Andrew Hendo (talk · contribs) – Mainly interested in creating new biographies about Scottish or British people, especially footballers. Although I do create biographies to do with actors, journalists etc.
  35. AndreyKva (talk · contribs) - Russian musicians and actors.
  36. Arbitrarily0 (talk · contribs) – just here to help out!
  37. Arteyu (talk · contribs)
  38. Atlantic306 (talk · contribs) interested in biographies regarding the creative arts
  39. Arunbandana (talk · contribs)
  40. Atsme (talk · contribs) - content creator, copyeditor, GA/FA reviewer/promoter interested in improving and expanding BLPs and biographies.
  41. AuthorAuthor (talk · contribs) – Interested in improving existing biographies, particularly literature and the arts (authors, writers, artists, musicians and actors).
  42. Avraham (talk · contribs) – Assesment, template updating, and some BLP patrol.
  43. Bearian (talk · contribs) – mostly Upstate New Yorkers and musicians, but others as well
  44. Bender235 (talk · contribs) — Some ancient Greeks and Romans.
  45. Bgrus22 (talk · contribs) Hoping to add some people and remove some others in my spare time.
  46. Blackwater-Bradfield1900 (talk · contribs)- British Aristorcracy
  47. Breamk (talk · contribs) Focus on Medical missionaries
  48. Bruin2 (talk · contribs)   have initiated or added to several biographies related to WP:Oklahoma (including Indian Territory)
  49. Btphelps (talk · contribs) – Interest in Bela H. Banathy, Mary Phelps Jacob (who patented the brassiere), Noah Phelps, Anson Phelps Stokes, Oliver Phelps, W.W. Phelps.
  50. bwcajp (talk · contribs) artist biographies, especially children's book illustrators.
  51. Caliburn (talk · contribs) - Clearing listas and living backlogs.
  52. Callanecc (talk · contribs) Interested in assessing most biographies in particular BLP & military.
  53. Capankajsmilyo (talk · contribs) Jainism Biographies
  54. West Virginian (talk · contribs) (authoring and expanding articles on the Founding Fathers of the United States and their families)
  55. Carl Francis (talk · contribs) Philippine Historical Personalities, Politicians and Actors and other personalities from World History and Literature.
  56. Carlofantom (talk) 11:25, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Canadian and American singers and musicians.Reply[reply]
  57. Carlstak (talk · contribs) Amateur historian interested in general bios, but especially Spanish artists and historical figures, as well as persons important to Florida history, also translating Spanish articles into English.
  58. CaroleHenson (talk · contribs) Visual artists, Colorado, history, women, native peoples.
  59. Caterinejabour (talk) 04:42, 30 December 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  60. Cavarrone (talk · contribs) – Entertainment.
  61. Cbrown1023 (talk · contribs) I have been assessing some bio articles and have created a couple also.
  62. Cefaro (talk · contribs) Military biography, and anyone who made history.
  63. Ceoil (talk · contribs) Interested mainly in musicians and composers, but also art history.
  64. Ceranthor (talk · contribs) Extraneously engaged by American figures, authors, and playwrights
  65. Charles01 (talk · contribs) These days translations, mostly.
  66. ChemMater (talk · contribs)
  67. ChetanVengurlekar (talk · contribs) Interested in creating and adding information to biography articles
  68. Chewings72 (talk · contribs) – Interested in improving the quality biographies of lesser known people from the ancient and classical periods through to the late 19th century in European, North African and Asian history.
  69. Chongkian (talk · contribs) Interested in creating articles about politicians from Taiwan.
  70. Chunkylefunga (talk · contribs) Biographies about the little guys.
  71. Clippership (talk · contribs) I use Wikipedia entries for individual lives A LOT and would like to start contributing as well
  72. Cloptonson (talk · contribs) Contributions focussed mainly on people with Shropshire associations, including military, sporting, political figures (especially British Peers and MPs). Regarding latter I have been flagging up potential records for Records of members of parliament of the United Kingdom.
  73. CNMall41 (talk · contribs) I look for new articles to add assessment templates, categories, and references if needed. Also look for existing articles that contain BLP violations such as NPOV, promotional tone, and attack pages.
  74. Cocoaguy (talk · contribs)
  75. Coemgenus (talk · contribs)
  76. CookieMonster755 (talk · contribs) Interested in people from New York and Oregon
  77. CWH (talk · contribs) Especially figures in Chinese history; study of Chinese history; fiction East and West.
  78. Dandilero (talk · contribs) Spaniards, mainly journalists
  79. DBD (talk · contribs)
  80. Dan Koehl (talk · contribs) mostly persons from European medieval history
  81. Darwin Naz (talk · contribs)
  82. Deb (talk · contribs) – I've contributed to zillions of these over a period, it's probably my main interest.
  83. Decltype (talk · contribs)
  84. Deiz (talk · contribs) Like to see articles up with WP:BIO and WP:BLP
  85. DENAMAX (talk · contribs)
  86. dgorsline (talk · contribs) Interested in ornithologists, botanists, other scientists.
  87. DiverDave (talk · contribs) writing new articles, etc.
  88. Djblackwood (talk · contribs) Early settlers of Bells Corners, Ontario, Canada.
  89. Djrun (talk · contribs) Interested in expanding and improving sports-related biographies -- specifically baseball (MLB) and basketball (NBA) athletes from the 1980's and 1990's -- please see my contribution on the LeRon Ellis article to see a sample of my work
  90. Dorkinglad (talk · contribs) Artists, Equine artists, art teachers, French politicians of the 19th century, minor but influential afro american singers.
  91. DeirdreAnne (talk · contribs)
  92. DPdH (talk · contribs) Mainly work on military biographies, and minor edits when required.
  93. AFigureOfBlue (talk · contribs) I'm probably going to work mostly on role-playing game designers, although I might work through some of the backlogs that the project has.
  94. Dsp13 (talk · contribs) Added categories (esp. birth & death year) to biographies, esp. female
  95. DutchTreat (talk · contribs) Mainly working on categories of living people, but would like to do more editing.
  96. Dwaipayanc (talk · contribs) Have edited some biography articles, would like to be involved more.
  97. Eagledj (talk · contribs) Bios of musicians, songwriters, record producers, with GA and DYK noms
  98. Eagleye1001 (talk · contribs) Bios of military figures and occasionally miscellaneous figures throughout history.
  99. Eewilson (talk · contribs) Women scientists, botanists
  100. Egeymi (talk · contribs) Saudi royal family members, Arab politicians and additions to the existing articles about them.
  101. EileenSanda (talk · contribs) I have started and edited some articles mainly about people from the Faroe Islands or related to the Faroe Islands, sportspeople, artists, musicians etc.
  102. EmphasisMine (talk · contribs) Mainly interested in Roman imperial biography
  103. Eruditescholar (talk · contribs)
  104. Esowteric (talk · contribs) Sufis, social scientists, writers
  105. Ewingdo (talk · contribs) - interested in medicine and science related biographies
  106. Extraordinary Writ (talk · contribs)
  107. Faizanalivarya (talk · contribs)- Public & notables figures, politicians and a person who deserve to be on Wikipedia and fulfilling policies of our beloved Wikipedia.
  108. Farang Rak Tham (talk · contribs)- Religious figures.
  109. FeanorStar7 (talk · contribs) – currently working on living people articles; adding birth and death categories; also working on Ancient Egyptian biographies (update 11.30.2008); other bio cleanup as I find it.
  110. FeralOink (talk · contribs) Improving stub-class Science and academia articles and BLPs of women.
  111. Fiddlersmouth (talk · contribs) Mainly masonic
  112. Fitindia (talk · contribs)
  113. Fjarlq (talk · contribs) – Science and history
  114. Fourthords (talk · contribs)
  115. FrostFairBlade (talk · contribs) - Biographies of Asians
  116. FunkyCanute (talk · contribs)
  117. Gaia Octavia Agrippa (talk · contribs) – Most military biographies, but i add infoboxes to any biography i can.
  118. Garrett.stephens (talk · contribs) I'll take stuff related to Santa Cruz hip culture and existential philosophers (misc. liberal arts things) for 500, Alex
  119. General George Marshall (talk · contribs) - Interested in 20th century military figures. Currently improving and expanding George C. Marshall's page.
  120. Geertivp (talk · contribs) - Wellknown Women
  121. GetDaFacts (talk · contribs) – popular culture, artists, poets & writers, filmmakers
  122. GimliDotNet (talk · contribs) - general edits, including keeping tack of BLP violations on BB articles.
  123. Globg (talk · contribs) Adding birth and death dates and places.
  124. Go Phightins! (talk · contribs)- mostly politicians and athletes
  125. Gobonobo (talk · contribs) – US political biographies, women's history
  126. Gothicfilm (talk · contribs)
  127. Graham11 (talk · contribs)
  128. Grand'mere Eugene (talk · contribs) – Women artist, Women in Red/Physicists, and Oregon bios
  129. greghenderson2006 (talk · contribs) - I am very interested in American biographies and genealogy.
  130. Grmike (talk · contribs) - Biography tone/bias specifically within the introduction. there should be a wikipedia committee set up to determine if a person is introduced as, for example, canadian or canadian-british-hungarian with a portugeuse passport. that is a problem area I want to help correct.
  131. Halvorsen brian (talk · contribs) – I mainly work on sports (baseball) related bios.
  132. Ham II (talk · contribs) Contributions on what you might loosely group as 'art world figures' – artists and architects but also academics, museum directors etc.
  133. Hekerui (talk · contribs) Working mostly on U.S. politicians and musicians.
  134. HitroMilanese (talk · contribs) Biography of sportster is my major:)
  135. Hjal (talk · contribs)--Hjal 07:34, 24 November 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  136. Hoppyh (talk · contribs) I am reading a biography of each U.S. President and making concurrent contributions to WP articles; 19 done and 25 to go.
  137. Iamreallygoodatcheckers (talk · contribs)- Interested in local governments and local politicians. I am also interested in state legislators.
  138. IIVYLII (talk · contribs)- working on Paul Colin stubs
  139. Icem4k (talk · contribs) - Intrested in people of public interest.
  140. Indefensible (talk · contribs) - Mainly working on improving articles for Recent Deaths to post on Wikipedia's frontpage. - Indefensible (talk) 04:48, 3 April 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  141. Indylover2010 (talk · contribs) - I mostly make biographies of politicians of all nationalities.
  142. Innotata (talk · contribs) The odd biologist or obscure historical figure
  143. Isinbill (talk · contribs) – Most of the articles I have published are about people in the colonial Southwest and colonial Florida.
  144. XR98 (talk · contribs) Will be working on sportpersons, notable African and Asian leaders and Science-related persons
  145. Jack1956 (talk · contribs) – biographies of people I have known or who just interest me
  146. Jamesmcardle (talk · contribs) adding and elaborating photographer bios especially mid C20th and contemporary.
  147. Jane023 (talk · contribs)
  148. Janisterzaj (talk · contribs) Slovenian people.
  149. Javert2113 (talk · contribs) Politicians, mostly, but interesting folks from all areas may pique my interest.
  150. Jburke2005 (talk · contribs) I'm here to work on expanding the information available on my notable ancestors
  151. Jeanne boleyn (talk · contribs) – I have created many biographical articles on historical personages (in particular, noble medieval heiresses); but have also created a few biographies on contemporary Italian celebrities and Troubles-related people.
  152. JohnHammerfield (talk · contribs) - Technology/Startup related topics. Focus; American Entrepenuers.
  153. JMSwtlk (talk · contribs) For now, interested in New England colonials.
  154. Joaquin008 (talk · contribs)
  155. Joeyvandernaald (talk · contribs) I specialize in academic biographies. Check out my user profile to see which articles I've created and which I've contributed to.
  156. John_Foxe (talk · contribs) I have contributed to a number of biographies about British and American evangelicals and fundamentalists, and I have also drifted over into Mormonism and general American biography as well.
  157. Jokestress (talk · contribs) I have created hundreds of biographies, primarily from red links.
  158. Joshua Issac (talk · contribs) 02:43, 12 November 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  159. JPRiley (talk · contribs) American architects, engineers and landscape architects of the 19th and 20th centuries.
  160. Juan de Bolas (talk · contribs) Primarily Jamaican political bios, as well as physicists and mathematicians
  161. Julius177 (talk · contribs) – Targeting well-researched figures with inexplicably poor coverage on Wikipedia, especially foreign military and political figures
  162. Jusdafax (talk · contribs) As of 2022 I've been likely to work on a wide range from music figures to historical bios.
  163. Justus Nussbaum (talk · contribs) – All sorts of culture people: writers, musicians, artists, researchers, journalists. Mostly contemporaries, I'm not a historian!
  164. K.e.coffman (talk · contribs) Working to improve biographies of World War II personalities, with a special interest in the impact of historical revisionism (negationism) and reflections in contemporary historiagraphy. Also interested in biographies of historians and WWII authors.
  165. Kekki1978 (talk · contribs) Most interested in Twentieth Century musicians
  166. KenBailey (talk · contribs) Some WWII PoWs, Trade Unionists, Scientists and others
  167. Kerry Raymond (talk · contribs) Mostly Queensland pioneers and politicians, but easily get sucked into contributing to any bio page if I know something of the subject
  168. KFFOWLER (talk · contribs) - My background is in U.S. professional theater, acting, directing, producing
  169. Kierzek (talk · contribs) Biographies WWII figures and US History.
  170. Kirbanzo (talk · contribs) - I often combat vandalism on biographies, and I'm interested in biographical articles.
  171. Kimon (talk · contribs)
  172. Kj cheetham (talk · contribs) Mostly scientists
  173. KrakatoaKatie (talk · contribs) I've created several biographies and I stand over all biographies with a ready sword to stave off the vandals that would do them harm... (*slaps herself back into sanity*)
  174. LadyofShalott (talk · contribs) assorted people who interest me or whose bios catch my eye
  175. LadyRose2001 (talk · contribs) I do alot of actresses and actors bios. Mostly classic stars from 1930's to 1960's.
  176. Leszek Jańczuk (talk · contribs) I have written 8 articles and I intend create them more
  177. Lightbluerain (talk · contribs) I like writing and reading biographical articles.
  178. Lisztrachmaninovfan (talk · contribs)
  179. Lklundin (talk · contribs) Written a few bios, mostly in English, often related to WW2. Digs up original, Scandinavian sources that are often not cited before.
  180. Ramitmahajan (talk · contribs) Created some biographies and got them to DYK
  181. Lquilter (talk · contribs) Working to add biographies of notable female scientists.
  182. L235 (talk · contribs)
  183. Libertybison (talk · contribs)
  184. Hekerui (talk · contribs) Working mostly on U.S. politicians and musicians.
  185. LuckyWiki26 (talk · contribs) (Have already written several biography stubs, plan to focus on American politicians)
  186. Iamreallygoodatcheckers (talk · contribs) working to edit and create biographies of politicians
  187. Macdonald-ross (talk · contribs) biogs of natural historians and biological scientists.
  188. Magnoliasouth (talk · contribs) Able to help with general formatting, grammar and overall improvement of articles. I prefer historical biographies.
  189. Maias (talk · contribs) – mainly biologists, naturalists, explorers and wildlife artists, especially those with Asian or Australasian significance
  190. DENAMAX (talk · contribs) Maxim Stoyalov
  191. Maneesh2312 (talk · contribs) interested in Indian boigraphiesUser permanently blocked
  192. Mantanmoreland (talk · contribs) I done a few, so join I doUser permanently blocked
  193. Mar4d (talk · contribs) – Mostly interested in creating and improving biographies of notable Pakistani personalities
  194. Margor.88 (talk · contribs) Brian Skerry Bio page
  195. Mark Miller (talk · contribs)
  196. Markworthen (talk · contribs)
  197. Martinscriminalcode (talk · contribs)
  198. Martin Phil S - using TV web / pc without curly brackets so had to leave them out - got involved as keen to improve Sunscreem (musicians - band) biography
  199. Masterpiece2000 (talk · contribs) I have created biographies of economists, politicians, psychologists, and other notable people.User permanently blocked
  200. Rachel Thorn (talk · contribs) Japanese manga artists (the older the better), prewar Japanese children's and women's magazine illustrators.
  201. MaynardClark (talk · contribs) – I have worked on hundreds of biography articles, many of them Harvard Faculty and journalists.
  202. MChew (talk · contribs) Japanese military & literary figures, Russo-Japanese War military
  203. Meloras (talk · contribs) I have expanded more than 6 biographies since December 2018 & will continue to do so. I have created Do-ol Ah-in Going All Directions biography, removed Stub status from Jeon Jong-seo, Default, Julie Estelle and Michéle Lamy's pages. I also removed the out-of-context articles based on the original sources, fixed and added reliable sources to the pages, and fixed the translations.
  204. Mesmeilleurs (talk · contribs)
  205. MeumInfernum (talk · contribs) Former Latin and Roman history/culture student interested in improving sources and information in various topics.
  206. Michael Goodyear (talk · contribs)
  207. Michael J. Mullany (talk · contribs) I have initiated two biographies; Adrian Furnham and Michael Head. The first is of a living person and needs ongoing update. The second person is deceased, but obtaining information on him continues to be a challenge.
  208. Michael riber jorgensen (talk · contribs) I can help out with anything, but mainly (Northern) European stuff. I use the signature dllu.
  209. Michaelh2001 (talk · contribs) My main focus, as my recent edits show, will be the proper categorization of recent deaths. When someone with a Wikipedia page dies, often the early edits are sloppy or incomplete. I aim to fix that! :-) AlaskaMike (talk) 22:27, 20 January 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  210. MichelCastagne (talk · contribs) Novelists.
  211. Micov (talk · contribs) – Photographer, and writer for newspaper, fact-checker of Bios, also writes about New England country music.User permanently blocked
  212. MiddleAgedBanana (talk · contribs) Pro athletes, musicians, and actors.
  213. Mill 1 (talk · contribs) – Improving the deaths lists; working my way back from 2005. Incidently creating bio's based on WP:MWA
  214. Missionedit (talk · contribs) Wikifying; formatting; copyediting: all improvements to already written bios.
  215. Mkettleson (talk · contribs) Fact- and source-checking, copy-editing, Wikipedia policy compliance on notability
  216. Mlajum (talk · contribs) Working on biographies of Africans
  217. Mohmd81 (talk · contribs) Interested in contributing to biographies of journalists, especially women journalist
  218. MrLinkinPark333 (talk · contribs) Primarily sportspeople, musicians, and award winners/hall of famers
  219. MrMeAndMrMe (talk · contribs) Trying to improve biography stubs, I particularially do ones that are close to home
  220. MRRaja001 (talk · contribs)
  221. Mtjannetta (talk · contribs) Working on bios of lesser-known silent film stars, directors, writers
  222. MurielMary (talk · contribs) Women, especially historical figures from New Zealand
  223. Muhammad Shafayet Hossain (talk · contribs) - Working on bios of architects and artists.
  224. Musdan77 (talk · contribs) I've been working on biographies almost from the beginning (8 years now), mostly musicians, then actors, and others.
  225. Ms Kabintie (talk · contribs)  - Keen on Biographies of women in Kenya, human rights activists, actors and women in Media
  226. Mycranthebigman (talk · contribs) Alaska fan
  227. Nannochloropsis (talk · contribs) New England biographies
  228. Nataev (talk · contribs) Working on biographies of Uzbeks
  229. Natsubee (talk · contribs) – usually working on biographies of Ghanaians.
  230. NBA Fan44 (talk · contribs) Mostly working biographies of former NBA players
  231. NavinS (talk · contribs) I usually working on Kannada, Karnataka related biographies and articles.
  232. Neuralia (talk · contribs) Interested in science biographies
  233. Nerguy (talk · contribs) Improving Jewish biographies
  234. Netoholic (talk · contribs) – working on the infobox and standardization of article layout
  235. Nightenbelle (talk · contribs)
  236. NightWolf1223 (talk · contribs)
  237. Noswall59 (talk · contribs) - I am interested in biographies of British politicians, businessmen and noblemen from the 18th-20th centuries. Joined on 28 April 2014.
  238. Nzd (talk · contribs) Most of my content creation relates to association football bios.
  239. OCNative (talk · contribs) My main focuses are United States (with an emphasis on California) politicians, judges, and other government figures.
  240. Olibroman (talk · contribs) My main focus is on academics.User permanently blocked
  241. Ohiohistorygeek (talk · contribs) Mostly interested in people and places in Ohio history. Also geography, martial arts and books.
  242. Osioni (talk · contribs) – created, expanded many articles/biographies on Irish history, turn of 19th/20th century.
  243. otr500 (talk · contribs)  Varied interest in Wikipedia which includes history and biographies. Intend to rate articles that are lagging.
  244. Oughtta Be Otters (talk · contribs) Generally interested in contemporary and historical women and minoritized peoples.
  245. Paleorthid (talk · contribs) Interested in natural scientists.
  246. Parsedan (talk · contribs) Interested in microhistory.
  247. Parkwells (talk · contribs) 19th-century women and minorities, people on the frontier; have also worked on many other articles
  248. PC78 (talk · contribs) Some South Korean actors, but also anything else that takes my interest
  249. Pdcook (talk · contribs) – I am mostly interested in creating/editing biographies of scientists and professors who meet the criteria in WP:Notability (academics), but as a new page patroller I come across a great many other biography articles that I sometimes take under my wing.
  250. Penale52 (talk · contribs)
  251. Peter G Werner (talk · contribs) Science and academia and Arts and entertainment workgroups, mainly; specifically, mycologists, photographers, and notable San Francisco Bay Area people, especially artists.
  252. Peterkingiron (talk · contribs) My interest is mainly industrial and transport history. In that context, I have contributed or edited a few articles.
  253. Phase4 (talk · contribs) I've inaugurated quite a few articles and biographies, and have edited many that others have started. Not sure about the concept of assessment according to subjective criteria, but let's see how it shapes up.User permanently blocked
  254. Philip Cross (talk · contribs) Most of my contributions to WP are to biographies, so adding myself to this list seems perfectly natural.
  255. Philosopher (talk · contribs) – Politics and Government workgroup.
  256. Pinkville (talk · contribs) – I've worked on quite a few biographies and was the principal contributor to the Featured Articles on Felice Beato, Pierre Rossier, and Adolfo Farsari. I'm interested in photographers, particularly those who have worked outside of Europe and North America, and also interested in working on a variety of biographies of people who have previously been marginalised for whatever reason.
  257. Piotrus (talk · contribs) I write a lot of bio articles, and I'll try to help with the B-class reviews.
  258. Pokerplayer513 (talk · contribs)
  259. Polluxian (talk · contribs) – Bio's of Sportspersons.
  260. Demagoras (talk · contribs) – It's fun and helpful for others, that's all
  261. Presidentman (talk · contribs)
  262. Proscribe (talk · contribs)
  263. Purplebackpack89 (talk · contribs) – Improving American Bios
  264. Pvosta (talk · contribs) – working on biographies of Belgians.
  265. Qqqqqq (talk · contribs) – Politics and Government workgroup.
  266. QuintusPetillius (talk · contribs) I have written a few biographies on ancient Scots from the Clan Munro.
  267. GreenOrca (talk) 21:10, 13 November 2013 (UTC) Interested in writing quality biographiesReply[reply]
  268. Ramonthomas (talk) 11:13, 2 April 2019 (UTC) Writing biographies of mostly South African peopleReply[reply]
  269. randyharrisonfan (talk · contribs) Interested in historical biography, particularly of ancient history, the Victoria era, and Imperial Russia, though not limited to that. I have a strong stance in accordance with wiki guidelines against personal onions/bias.
  270. Ray3055 (talk · contribs) – Interested in creating pages for scientists, academics, and others that have made a difference.
  271. Refsworldlee (talk · contribs) – I clean up biographies as and when necessary, but mainly write my own, which I don't Class-rate myself of course. Ref (chew)(do) 15:12, 21 January 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  272. Rickyurs (talk · contribs) Biographies of personalities connected with films and television.
  273. RLamb (talk · contribs) – Minor persons and topics, usually 19th c., I come across while browsing.
  274. rlhardesty (talk · contribs) – varied interests, will be popping up hither and yon. Glacierman 19:59, 22 December 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  275. RoyalObserver (talk · contribs) - History & Political science student who focuses on Canadian Military Personnel and Politicians
  276. Runner1928 (talk · contribs) - Americans in underrepresented regions of the country
  277. Rupert1904 (talk · contribs) – Any people that are not already on wiki or have poor, unreferenced pages. Especially footballers, or any atheltes, musicians, actors and local/national people from South Carolina and the Untied States.
  278. Rusted AutoParts (talk · contribs) – Actively beginning to contribute
  279. Navenp (talk) 16:15, 30 September 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  280. Samir (talk · contribs) – physicians and Canadians
  281. Samee (talk · contribs)
  282. Samuel.dellit (talk · contribs)  – Focused on History of broadcasting in Australia but creating and expanding biographies of key individuals as encountered
  283. SamWilson989 (talk · contribs) - attempting to empty this category: http://wiki.alquds.edu/?query=Category:Biography_articles_without_living_parameter - and keep it empty.
  284. Sandhuman66 (talk · contribs) - focused on historical British educationists and educational theorists
  285. Sangdeboeuf (talk · contribs)
  286. SanLeone (talk · contribs)
  287. Sarahj2107 (talk · contribs) – I'm mostly interested in scientists or science related academics
  288. Scribblingwoman (talk · contribs) – Women writers (18thc UK) are my main interest.
  289. Seacactus 13 (talk · contribs)
  290. Sentient Planet (talk · contribs) Animal rights activists, murderers and musicians
  291. Sgfoote (talk · contribs) – articles and biographies related to Guernsey
  292. Shari Garland (talk · contribs) - translation from Russian, articles and biographies in the Russian Nuclear R & D category.
  293. TrulyShruti (talk · contribs) am interested in several fields
  294. Shtove (talk · contribs) – wrote most of the articles in the category.
  295. Silver seren (talk · contribs) I am and will contribute to paleontologists.
  296. Silverwhistle (talk · contribs) Mediæval (Outremer, Montferrat); 18C Scots military personnel. Have already edited, expanded and created some pages.
  297. Sjones23 (talk · contribs) – I will help anywhere I can, especially those of musicians, composers, voice actors and actors.
  298. Skyerise (talk · contribs) - musicians
  299. SMcCandlish (talk · contribs) – main organizer of WikiProject Cue sports and do a lot of work on the bio articles in that field.
  300. Smuckola (talk · contribs) I started in Wikipedia by immediately writing a B class biography and have done several more, including artists and high profile celebrities. I'm working on a howto essay and would love to help people.
  301. Spicemix (talk · contribs) Enjoy making articles more readable and more scholarly.
  302. Spinster300 (talk · contribs) I work on biographies on the requested articles WikiProject.
  303. ssriram_mt (talk · contribs) S Sriram(talk - my page - contribs) 19:38, 26 November 2011 (UTC)ssriram_mt- Indian Politicians.Reply[reply]
  304. Squatch347 (talk · contribs) Military biographies and academic finance.
  305. Staeiou (talk · contribs)
  306. Strawberry4Ever (talk · contribs) I can update articles with references to library books that I've checked out.
  307. SuperSwift (talk · contribs) Nigerian women, politicians, academics, artists and making women red in general.
  308. SWP13 (talk · contribs) - Started with Infobox updates. I enjoy adding details and references for Millionaires, Billionaires, Movie Stars (Actor, Actress), Writers, sometimes singers, Asians, Hong Kong people, Americans, sometimes African-Americans, etc.
  309. Synthfiend (talk · contribs) Working on addition and improvement of notable designers, inventors, and artists related to synthesizers and electronic music.
  310. Tachs (talk · contribs) Likes to work on biographies and India related articles
  311. TartarTorte (talk · contribs) Interest in BLPs and ensuring they have reliable sourcing.
  312. Tenpop421 (talk · contribs) – Mostly interested in British biography, adapting articles from the Dictionary of National Biography.
  313. The Gnome (talk · contribs): Anything! Bring it on.
  314. The man from Gianyar (talk · contribs): Mainly Indonesians
  315. TheMightyGeneral (talk · contribs) mainly military personnel bios, but not exclusively. Focused on Georgian, Imperial Russian-and Soviet Georgian bios primarily.
  316. TheSubmarine (talk · contribs) – Historical/Political figures
  317. TheTechnician27 (talk · contribs) – 1800s US political history
  318. TheVirginiaHistorian (talk · contribs) – primary interest in US history: politics and ideas, society and migrations, cultures and change
  319. TiMike (talk · contribs) Primarily concentrating on golf, Philadelphia, and colleges.
  320. Toddst1 (talk · contribs) Many colonial american biographies, american politicians and modern journalists
  321. TomCat4680 (talk · contribs) U.S. Presidents and politicians, historical figures, current members of the media.
  322. TommyBoy (talk · contribs), I have created multiple biography articles, mostly related to politics and government.
  323. TonyBallioni (talk · contribs), I am willing to help in anyway possible
  324. TonyTheTiger (talk · contribs), I have created numerous business, and business history bio articles. I have also dabbed numerous names after bio research clarified identities. I have overhauled the Category:Families section with 3 major Families by subcategories.
  325. Toodles The Grey (talk · contribs), Biographies of academics, journalists, and anyone else I feel like.
  326. TulipsAndSunshine (talk · contribs) I'm interested in biographies of writers, artists and musicians.
  327. Username901 (talk · contribs) - Interested in ancient biographies
  328. Varnent (talk · contribs) Interested in people involved with the LGBT community.
  329. VegaDark (talk · contribs) I've written several already (mostly on sportspersons) and plan on writing more.
  330. Vicedomino (talk · contribs) have worked on several Roman Catholic cardinals and Popes. Interested in history (ancient and medieval).
  331. vonfraginoff (talk · contribs) Editing and tagging.
  332. Weissepedia (talk · contribs) German Resisters of World War II, Holocaust Survivors, historical biographies
  333. Wei4Earth (talk · contribs) Politicians.
  334. Wikidemon (talk · contribs) – enjoy writing biographies and connecting current and historical figures to important cultural, social, scientific, and business developments, showing how everything and everyone are so interlinked. Also like to improve and add links and further backrground to existing articles. Generally like to work on people who are notable but not famous, e.g. the founder of an important company or inventor of a ubiquitous technology.
  335. Wikinaija (talk · contribs) focusing on biographies, articles and images.
  336. Wikidgood (talk · contribs) History graduate frequently attend graduate program presentations. Special areas of interest include "conventional" and atomic bombing of Japan, Japanese prisoner of war, WWII survivor studi
  337. Willthacheerleader18 (talk · contribs) focusing mostly on creating articles for wives and daughters of peers
  338. Xaviershorts (talk · contribs) American stage managers of the 19th and 20th centuries
  339. Xenxax (talk · contribs) – areas of interest: art, film, literature, history, culture ...
  340. SNUGGUMS (talk · contribs)
  341. Yinglong999 (talk · contribs) Wushu taolu and sanda athletes.
  342. Yrarendar (talk) 05:48, 5 April 2018 (UTC) I have an interest in NZ and French biographies, particularly with a connection to the arts, especially cinema and literatureReply[reply]
  343. Zppix (talk · contribs) -Interested in biographies in general
  344. SusanLesch (talk · contribs) mostly inactive
  345. Jawad Haqbeen (talk · contribs) areas of interest, science and technology
  346. nikodank (talk · contribs) cannabis, biography, entrepreneur

Departments[edit]

Assessment[edit]

The assessment department focuses on assessing the quality of Wikipedia's biography articles. While much of the work is done in conjunction with the WP:1.0 program, the article ratings are also used within the project itself to aid in recognizing excellent contributions and identifying topics in need of further work.

The ratings are done in a distributed fashion through parameters in the {{WPBiography}} project banner; this causes the articles to be placed in a set of categories that serves as the basis for an automatically generated worklist.

Peer review[edit]

The peer review department conducts peer reviews of articles on request; this helps to obtain ideas for further improvement by having contributors who may not have previously worked on particular articles examine them. Project members are invited to submit articles to the department in lieu of using the generic peer review process.

Unreferenced BLPs[edit]

5 random unreferenced BLPs, updated daily: Marcus Maxey | Somchai Makmool | 60 | J. B. Adams | Chris Tulloch

Inactive departments[edit]

A-class review: A-class review examined articles to ensure they met the A-class standards. Currently, there is a freeze on promotions to A-class.

Collaboration: The collaboration department sought to identify particular articles that would benefit from a significant collaborative effort. A single article was selected as the focus, and the project attempted to improve it, potentially to featured article standard.

Outreach: The outreach department acted as the project's central point of coordination for the recruitment of new members and the production of newsletters.

Work groups[edit]

Please discuss any proposals for new work groups with the project as a whole before creating them.

Workgroups are informal groups of editors gathered for collaborative work on a particular topic within the field of biography; all project members are encouraged to participate in any that interest them. Also included below are other WikiProjects that fall within our scope.

Work groups
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Comprehensive lists of Women who require Wikipedia biographies are available from the Women in Red WikiProject.

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