Wikipedia:Notable people who have edited Wikipedia

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This page lists Wikipedia editors who are the subject of a Wikipedia article. Descriptions of editors below should be brief and without wikilinks. The list is sorted by surname unless there is no surname.

Editors are strongly discouraged from creating or editing articles about themselves; see the conflict of interest guideline for more information.



Robert AbbottRobert Abbott (talk · contribs)
American game inventor; died in 2018
Isaac AbellaIdabella123 (talk · contribs)
Professor of Physics at The University of Chicago
Brian ActonBrianacton (talk · contribs)
American social media entrepreneur/programmer
Scott AdamsDilguy (talk · contribs)
American cartoonist of Dilbert and writer
Mark AdlerDradler (talk · contribs)
American mathematician, physicist, and computer scientist best known for work in data compression
Gerry AlanguilanKomikero~enwiki (talk · contribs)
Filipino comic book artist and writer; died in 2019
Johnny AlegreBuszmail (talk · contribs)
Filipino musician
Amir AlexanderAmiralexander (talk · contribs)
Israeli historian
Lexi AlexanderLexi Alexander (talk · contribs)
German film and television director
Jim Al-KhaliliPhs1ja (talk · contribs)
Iraqi British theoretical physicist author and broadcaster
Ted AllenTedrallen (talk · contribs)
Queer Eye for the Straight Guy star and journalist
Harald Tveit AlvestrandAlvestrand (talk · contribs)
Norwegian computer scientist
Evan AmosEvan-Amos (talk · contribs)
American video gaming photographer
Kurt AndersenKbandersen (talk · contribs)
Magazine editor and radio producer/host
Steffan AndrewsLapinJ (talk · contribs)
Television composer
Ashkanov ApollonAshkaninho (talk · contribs)
American soccer player
Marty AppelMartyappel (talk · contribs)
Baseball writer
Kwame Anthony AppiahKAAppiah (talk · contribs)
Philosopher and author
Marco (talk · contribs)
American developer, podcaster, and technology writer
Arnold ArreArncyn (talk · contribs)
Filipino comic book writer and artist
Raymond ArrittShock Brigade Harvester Boris (talk · contribs)
American agronomist; died in November 2018
Debito ArudouArudoudebito (talk · contribs)
Japanese author and activist
Pete AshdownPashdown (talk · contribs)
Internet entrepreneur, ran for U.S. Senate in Utah in 2006
Erik Ian AsphaugErik Asphaug (talk · contribs)
Loyd AuerbachLoyd Auerbach (talk · contribs)
Parapsychologist, stage performer of magic, author
Jerry AvenaimJerry Avenaim (talk · contribs)
American photographer known for images of celebrities
Dionysia-Theodora AvgerinopoulouAvgerinopoulou Dionysia-Theodora (talk · contribs) and Avgerinopoulou (talk · contribs)
Greek politician


Adam BackAd4m.b4ck (talk · contribs)
Cryptographer, inventor of Hashcash
John C. BaezJohn Baez (talk · contribs)
Mathematical physicist
Alice BagAlicebag (talk · contribs)
American punk rocker
Nicholson BakerWageless (talk · contribs)
Novelist and critic
Shane Balkowitsch - Balkowitsch (talk · contribs)
Wet plate photographer
Ann BannonAnn Bannon (talk · contribs)
Writer, academic
Paul BarbeauPaul Barbeau (talk · contribs)
Canadian film maker
Jorn BargerRobotwisdom (talk · contribs)
Blogging pioneer, coined the term "weblog"
Michael P. BarnettMichael P. Barnett (talk · contribs)
British theoretical chemist and computer scientist
Grant BarrettMichael P. Barnett (talk · contribs)
American lexicographer, host of public radio's syndicated A Way with Words
Stephen BarrettSbinfo (talk · contribs)
Webmaster of Quackwatch, American physician critical of alternative medicine
Jason Barry-SmithJason Barry-Smith (talk · contribs)
Opera singer
Leo BaxendaleLeo Baxendale (talk · contribs)
Comics artist at DC Thomson and Fleetway
Jeffrey BeallDenverjeffrey (talk · contribs)
Librarian at Auraria Library and associate professor at University of Colorado, Denver
Jon-Erik BeckjordBeckjord (talk · contribs)
Paranormal investigator and photographer; died in 2008
Carl Bell (physician)Carlcbellmd (talk · contribs)
American psychiatrist
Gordon BellCgordonbell (talk · contribs)
Computer scientist, Turing award winner
Aaron Ben-Ze'evAaronbz (talk · contribs)
Israeli philosopher
Medea Benjaminmedeabenjamin (talk · contribs)
U.S. political activist, founder of Code Pink and Global Exchange
Natalie BennettNatalieben (talk · contribs)
Australian–British politician and former leader of the Green Party of England and Wales
Chip BerletCberlet (talk · contribs)
American investigative journalist and author
Tim Berners-LeeTimbl (talk · contribs)
The inventor of the World Wide Web
Justin BerryJustinBerry (talk · contribs)
American teenage webcam pornographer, subject of a New York Times article
Theodore C. BestorTed Bestor (talk · contribs) and Tedsushi (talk · contribs)
American anthropologist
Kristen BicknellKristenbicknell (talk · contribs)
Professional poker player
Volodymyr BiletskyyБілецький В.С. (talk · contribs)
Ukrainian scientist, politician, activist
Stanley BingLazenby (talk · contribs)
Columnist for Fortune magazine
Cindy BlackstockCblackst (talk · contribs)
Canadian activist for child welfare
Yaroslav BlanterYmblanter (talk · contribs)
Russian physicist, highly active prolific contributor on several WMF projects
Andy BlochAndyBloch (talk · contribs)
American professional poker player
Mitchell BlockMwblock (talk · contribs)
American filmmaker
C. George BoereeCgboeree (talk · contribs)
Creator of the constructed language Lingua Franca Nova
Igor Bogdanov (Bogdanov affair) – Igor B. (talk · contribs)
Co-creator of published but controversial study on the Big Bang
Matilde BorromeoMatilde borromeo (talk · contribs)
Italian noblewoman and equestrian
Derrick BostromDbostrom (talk · contribs)
Drummer and founding member of Meat Puppets
Patrice BouchetPbouchet (talk · contribs)
French astrophysicist best known for his discovery of the Rings of Neptune
Jonathan BowenJpbowen (talk · contribs)
Computer Science professor at London South Bank University
Jason BoxJasonebox (talk · contribs)
Glaciologist and expert on Greenland
Keith BoykinKeith Boykin (talk · contribs)
Writer and political commentator
Joshua BoyleSherurcij (talk · contribs)
Canadian hostage held in Afghanistan from 2012 to 2017[1]
Walter J. BoyneWboyne (talk · contribs)
Pilot, author, National Aviation Hall of Famer
Tim BrayTimBray (talk · contribs)
One of the creators of XML and employee of Sun Microsystems
Jim BreenJimbreen (talk · contribs)
Japanese-language researcher
Anders Behring BreivikConservatism (talk · contribs)
Norwegian terrorist – currently in prison
Fredrick BrennanFredrickBrennan (talk · contribs), Fredrick R. Brennan (talk · contribs) and Psiĥedelisto (talk · contribs)
American software developer, creator of 8chan
Shane BriantShane Briant (talk · contribs)
British-Australian actor and novelist
Poppy Z. BritePzbrite (talk · contribs)
American author
Adam BromleyAdamjamesbromley (talk · contribs)
British radio producer, edits articles related to shows he works on
Aaron Brown (financial author)AaCBrown (talk · contribs)
American Finance Professor and author
Sheldon Brown (bicycle mechanic)Sheldon Brown (talk · contribs)
Bicycle mechanic; died February 4, 2008
Ed BrubakerEd Brubaker (talk · contribs)
American comic book writer
Kevin BurdetteBurdettekevin (talk · contribs)
Bass opera singer
Mark Burgess (children's author)Marcus civis (talk · contribs)
Children's author
Daniel BurtonDanpburton (talk · contribs)
Polar explorer
Sharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush37Celcius (talk · contribs)
American television newscaster and print journalist
Patrick M. ByrnePatrickByrne (talk · contribs) founder & CEO
Osman Khalid ButtOsmankbutt (talk · contribs)
Pakistani actor
Tim ButcherTimbobutcher (talk · contribs)
English journalist, broadcaster, and author


Rogers CadenheadRcade (talk · contribs)
Technology author
Joseph A. CafassoPeppetters (talk · contribs)
Former Fox News Counterterrorism & Military Editor
Paxus CaltaPaxuscalta (talk · contribs)
Anti-nuclear activist
Ramsey CampbellRamsey Campbell (talk · contribs)
English horror fiction author, editor and critic
T. Colin Campbelltcc1 (talk · contribs)
Nutritionist and author
David CampitiDavidcampiti (talk · contribs)
Writer and publisher
James CantorJames Cantor (talk · contribs)
Professional sex researcher
Maximum CapacityMaxcapacity (talk · contribs)
Professional wrestler; died in 2014
Edward CaraballoHonest1too (talk · contribs)
Photojournalist released from an Afghan prison
Manuel CardonaCardonaUSA (talk · contribs)
Andrew CarnieAndrewCarnie (talk · contribs)
Lee CarrollLcarroll (talk · contribs)
New Age channeller, speaker and author of Indigo children books
Bryce CaseYtcracker (talk · contribs)
Former computer hacker turned Nerdcore hip hop performer
Ian CastlesIan Castles (talk · contribs)
Economic commentator and former Australian Statistician
Charles CecilCharcecil (talk · contribs)
Game designer and co-founder of Revolution Software
Christopher Cerf (musician and television producer)ChrisCerf (talk · contribs)
Author, composer-lyricist, and record and television producer
CGP GreyCGPGrey (talk · contribs)
Creator of educational YouTube videos
Aimee Challenoraimeec110 (talk · contribs)
British politician and transgender activist
Paul "ReDeYe" ChalonerRedeye27 (talk · contribs)
eSports commentator, caster, and program host, created own page
Caleb ChanCc21002 (talk · contribs)
Television series composer
Ken ChantKdchant (talk · contribs)
Australian Pentecostal pastor, author and educator
Kyle Chapman (New Zealand activist)NZTrooper (talk · contribs)
New Zealand fascist
Suw Charman-AndersonMinxette (talk · contribs)
Journalist, writer, consultant, campaigner
Rimi B. ChatterjeeRimibchatterjee (talk · contribs)
Indian novelist and academic
Noel ChiappaJnc (talk · contribs)
Internet pioneer, an early and very active Wikipedian who gave up on the project after a dispute involving his area of expertise
Anvar ChingizogluEnver62 (talk · contribs)
Azerbaijani historian
Atul ChitnisAchitnis (talk · contribs)
Consulting technologist, organizer of FOSS.IN; died in 2013
Ward ChristensenWardXmodem (talk · contribs)
Founder of CBBS, the first bulletin board system
Neil CicieregaTrapezzoid (talk · contribs)
Internet personality, comedian, filmmaker, and musician
John Clark (actor)JohnClarknew (talk · contribs)
Actor/director and ex-husband and manager of Lynn Redgrave
Keith CodeKeith code (talk · contribs)
Motorcycle racer, instructor, and author
Noam CohenChomsky1 (talk · contribs)
American journalist and author
Steve Cohen (magician)Chambermagic (talk · contribs)
Loren ColemanCryptozoo (talk · contribs)
Cryptozoologist and author
Steve ColemanMbase1235 (talk · contribs)
Jazz musician
Finghin CollinsFinghin (talk · contribs)
Irish pianist
William ConnolleyWilliam M. Connolley (talk · contribs)
Climate modeller and scientist
David Conway (music historian)Smerus (talk · contribs)
Music historian
Maryann CorbettMaryannz (talk · contribs)
Piers CorbynPiersCorbyn (talk · contribs)
Conspiracy theorist, brother of Jeremy Corbyn
Tina CornelyTinacornely (talk · contribs)
American philanthropist
Manu CornetManu.Cornet (talk · contribs)
French programmer, cartoonist, writer and musician
Kimberley CornishKimberley Cornish (talk · contribs)
Author of the The Jew of Linz, and speaker at Holocaust denial conference
Alan Cox (computer programmer)AlanCox (talk · contribs)
Programmer heavily involved in the development of the Linux kernel since its early days in 1991
Alex CoxAlexcox (talk · contribs)
Film director and writer
Nikki CraftNikkicraft (talk · contribs)
Naturist activist turned feminist blogger and occasional lecturer
Kathryn CramerPleasantville (talk · contribs)
Science fiction editor
Jan CremersJMB Cremers (talk · contribs)
Sociologist and former politician
Lee Daniel CrockerLee Daniel Crocker (talk · contribs)
Computer programmer, known for rewriting the software upon which Wikipedia runs
Mark CubanMcuban (talk · contribs)
Entrepreneur and owner of the Dallas Mavericks
Ward CunninghamWardCunningham (talk · contribs)
Computer programmer, developer of the first wiki
Constance CumbeyCumbey (talk · contribs)
Former national officer for the National Association of Women Lawyers, New Age Christian author
Richard CytowicCytowic (talk · contribs)
Neuroscientist and author noted for rediscovering synesthesia
Anthony CzarnikAWCzarnik (talk · contribs)
Chemist and inventor


Luis Da SilvaLuisdasilvajr (talk · contribs)
American basketball player and actor
Mark DacascosHapaohana7 (talk · contribs)
American actor and martial artist
Andrew DalbyAndrew Dalby (talk · contribs)
Writer on language history and food history
Lisa Daniels (TV presenter)LisaDaniels (talk · contribs)
NBC journalist
Mike DashMikedash (talk · contribs)
Welsh writer, journalist, researcher, and editor and publisher of the journal Fortean Times
Joseph DavidovitsJDavidovits (talk · contribs)
Materials scientist, inventor of geopolymer chemistry
Richard DawkinsRichardDawkins (talk · contribs)
Biologist and author
Felicia DayWatchtheguild (talk · contribs)
American actress and creator of The Guild
Walter DayWalter_Day (talk · contribs)
Founder of the US National Video Game team and Twin Galaxies, a video game high score record keeping organization
Daniel DeBourgDanieldb13 (talk · contribs)
English pop singer, songwriter, former dancer and model
Bernie De KovenMajorfun (talk · contribs)
American game designer, author, and lecturer
Erik DemaineEdemaine (talk · contribs)
Associate Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, possibly the youngest professor in the history of MIT
Paweł DembowskiAusir (talk · contribs)
Founder of the Fallout Wiki
Christian de QuinceyChristian de Quincey (talk · contribs)
Philosopher and New Age author
Hossein DerakhshanHoder (talk · contribs) Derakhshan (talk · contribs)
Iranian-Canadian journalist and weblogger
Betsy DevineBetsythedevine (talk · contribs)
Journalist, author, and blogger
Florence DevouardAnthere (talk · contribs)
Member of Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees
John Dickerson (journalist)Jfdickerson (talk · contribs)
Journalist, CIA leak recipient
Thomas DickeyTedickey (talk · contribs)
Free software developer
Mike DickisonGiantflightlessbirds (talk · contribs)
Entomologist and museum curator, New Zealand Wikipedian at Large from 2018 to 2019
Jonas DiegoJonasdiego (talk · contribs)
Filipino comic book artist and writer
Oscar van DillenOscar (talk · contribs)
Dutch musician, composer, and member of Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees
Cory DoctorowDoctorow (talk · contribs)
Author in favor of liberalizing copyright laws
Hootan DolatiHootandolati (talk · contribs)
Iranian politician and political prisoner
Piotr DomaradzkiBelissarius (talk · contribs)
Polish-American journalist, essayist and historian
Mark Jason DominusDominus (talk · contribs)
Co-founder of Kibology, acclaimed Perl programmer
Elsa DorfmanElsad (talk · contribs)
Mike DoughtyMikeydough (talk · contribs)
Singer/songwriter, poet
K. Eric DrexlerEric Drexler (talk · contribs)
Elonka DuninElonka (talk · contribs)
Professional game developer, amateur cryptographer, and an expert on the Kryptos sculpture
Brian Dunning (author)Briandunning (talk · contribs)
American writer and producer
George DvorskyGdvorsky (talk · contribs)
Transhumanist writer and speaker


East Bay Ray – supposedly Dead-kennedys (talk · contribs) and RobertW (talk · contribs)
Guitarist and sometime composer and producer with Dead Kennedys
John C. EastmanJeastman (talk · contribs)
American legal scholar; drew controversy for statements made during the presidency of Donald Trump
Richard EbelingRichard Ebeling (talk · contribs)
Libertarian author
Roger EbertRebert (talk · contribs)
Film critic and writer; died in 2013
Andrew EdgeAndreasegde (talk · contribs)
English musician
Nick EganNick Egan (talk · contribs)
British visual design artist, and director of music videos, commercials and film
Ian EisenbergIan Eisenberg (talk · contribs)
Seattle businessperson
Rebecca EisenbergRleise (talk · contribs)
American lawyer and writer
Elizabeth ElliottLcrippes (talk · contribs)
American novelist
Wesley R. ElsberryWesley R. Elsberry (talk · contribs)
Marine biologist
Paul EnckPaulEnck (talk · contribs)
Professor of Medical Psychology
Peter EntwislePeter Entwisle (talk · contribs)
Historian, art curator; died in 2018
David EppsteinDavid Eppstein (talk · contribs)
Computer science professor
Kelley EskridgeKelleyeskridge (talk · contribs)
Science fiction and slipstream writer
Chris EspinosaCdespinosa (talk · contribs)
Longest–serving employee of Apple
Vyvyan EvansVyvevans (talk · contribs)
Daniel EverettPiraha1 (talk · contribs)
Linguist who worked extensively on the Pirahã language
Michael EversonEvertype (talk · contribs)
Linguist, typesetter, and font designer, one of the co-authors of the Unicode standard
Mikhail EvstafievEvstafiev (talk · contribs)
Russian artist, photographer, writer
Gunther EysenbachEysen (talk · contribs)
Health researcher, academic, and initiator of WebCite


Muriel FahrionMurielOK (talk · contribs)
American illustrator, creator of Strawberry Shortcake and Popples
Jonah FalconJAF1970 (talk · contribs)
Actor and television host
Rickard FalkvingeFalkvinge (talk · contribs)
Founder of the Pirate Party (Sweden)
Paul S. FarmerPaul Stephen Farmer (talk · contribs)
Retired British teacher who developed the use of pop music in school music education
David Farrar (blogger)Dpf (talk · contribs)
New Zealand political activist, blogger, and pollster
Farhad FatkullinFrhdkazan (talk · contribs)
Russian social activist from Tatarstan, 2018 Wikimedian of the Year
Joe FelsensteinFelsenst (talk · contribs)
Population biologist and quantitative geneticist
Edward FeltenEwfelten (talk · contribs)
Professor of computer science and public affairs at Princeton University
David FerrieroDferriero (talk · contribs)
Archivist of the United States
Steven FeuersteinStevenfeuerstein (talk · contribs)
PL/SQL expert and author of various books on this subject
Charles Firth (comedian)Charlesfirth (talk · contribs)
Member of Australian political satire team The Chaser
Amy FisherAmy Fisher (talk · contribs)
"Long Island Lolita", porn actor, writer
Leonard Everett FisherLeonardeverett (talk · contribs)
Children's book author and illustrator
Brad FitzpatrickBradfitz (talk · contribs)
American programmer, creator of LiveJournal, PicPix, and FreeVote
Tom Van FlandernTomvf (talk · contribs)
American physicist with nonstandard views on various topics; died on January 9, 2009
Thea FlaumTheaflaum (talk · contribs)
American television producer
Brian FlemmingBrianFlemming (talk · contribs)
Film director and playwright (Bat Boy: The Musical)
Michael FloodMichael Flood (talk · contribs)
Pro-feminist researcher
Liz Fong-JonesLizthegrey (talk · contribs)
American activist and software developer
Alan Ford (architect)Mjhalliburton (talk · contribs)
American architect
David Fox (game designer)DavidBFox (talk · contribs)
American game designer
Vanessa FoxVanessafox (talk · contribs)
Google product manager and spokeswoman
Brian D. FoyScarpia (talk · contribs)
Publisher and editor of The Perl Review and co-author of Perl books
Ted FrankTHF (talk · contribs)
Lawyer, writer, and activist; retired from editing
Jimmy FrickeGobboboy (talk · contribs)
Professional poker player


John GaetaJohn gaeta (talk · contribs)
Visual effects designer and director (The Matrix trilogy)
Mordechai GafniAengus66 (talk · contribs)
Former Jewish renewal rabbi
Richa GangopadhyayRicha320 (talk · contribs)
Indian actress, model and beauty queen
Kyle GannKylegann (talk · contribs)
Composer, music critic for Village Voice
David Gans (musician)Dgans (talk · contribs)
Musician, photographer, radio host of a program about The Grateful Dead and other notable musicians
Megan GanzQuotesunquotes (talk · contribs)
Television comedy writer on Community and Important Things with Demetri Martin
Timothy Garden, Baron GardenTgarden (talk · contribs)
British air marshal, university professor and a Liberal Democrat peer; died in 2007
Sue GardnerSue Gardner (talk · contribs)
Former Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation
Richard GarfieldAngryangrymouse (talk · contribs)
Mathematician and creator of Magic: The Gathering
Simson GarfinkelSimsong (talk · contribs)
Researcher and journalist specializing in computer security and privacy
Bamber GascoigneBamber Gascoigne (talk · contribs)
British television presenter and author; died in 2022
Shad GaspardBkbeast13 (talk · contribs)
Professional wrestler, former member of World Wrestling Entertainment; died on May 17, 2020
Rick GatesGatesrick (talk · contribs)
Internet pioneer
David GauntlettDavidgauntlett (talk · contribs)
Social scientist
Susan Gerbicsgerbic (talk · contribs)
Anti-pseudoscience activist
Nat GertlerNatGertler (talk · contribs)
Founder of About Comics
Charlie GillinghamCharlesGillingham (talk · contribs)
Keyboardist for the band Counting Crows
Hannes Hólmsteinn GissurarsonHannes H. Gissurarson~enwiki (talk · contribs)
Icelandic political theorist and author
Russell Glasserkazim27 (talk · contribs)
Co-host of The Atheist Experience
Louise GloverLouiseglover (talk · contribs)
British glamour model
Mike GodwinMGodwin (talk · contribs)
American attorney, director of Public Knowledge, former general counsel for Wikimedia Foundation
Bernard GoldbergBernardgoldberg (talk · contribs)
American writer, journalist, and political commentator
Marv GoldbergMarvy42 (talk · contribs)
Writer and music historian in the field of rhythm & blues (R&B)
Scott GoldblattSgoldblatt (talk · contribs)
U.S. Olympic gold medalist in swimming (2004)
Timothy GonsalvesTagooty (talk · contribs)
Academician, Founding Director, IIT Mandi (2010-20), entrepreneur
Scott GoodsonScottgoodson (talk · contribs)
Canadian advertising agent
Anton GoosenAntongoosen (talk · contribs)
South African musician and songwriter
Al Gordon (comics)Albabe (talk · contribs)
Comic book creator, inker, and writer
Gennady GorelikGgorelik (talk · contribs)
Russian physicist and philosopher
Alain GorielyAlain Goriely (talk · contribs)
Belgian mathematician
Bill GosperBill Gosper (talk · contribs)
American mathematician, programmer, and hacker
Tiffany GrantTifGrant (talk · contribs)
American voice actress
Richard Grayson (academic)Rsgrayson (talk · contribs)
Professor of Twentieth Century History at Goldsmiths, University of London
Antony GreenAntonyGreen (talk · contribs)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation election analyst
Jack Greenberg (lawyer)Jack Greenbergx (talk · contribs)
Law professor, former NAACP counsel, and dean of Columbia College, died October 12, 2016
Andriy GrechyloHerald63 (talk · contribs)
Ukrainian historian, heraldist and vexillologist
Reginald Gray (artist)Reginald gray (talk · contribs)
Portrait artist; died in 2013
Sasha GreyMadjabuds (talk · contribs)
Pornography star
John GruberJohngruber (talk · contribs)
Technology writer
Patrick GuinnessPatrickGuinness (talk · contribs)
Historian and lecturer
Ciaran GultnieksCiaranG (talk · contribs)
Computer games programmer from Yorkshire
Devon GummersallDevgum (talk · contribs)
American actor, writer, and television and film director
Mark GuzdialGuzdial (talk · contribs)
Interactive computing Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology


Paul Hackett (politician)PaulHackett (talk · contribs)
Activist against the Iraq war, former U.S. congressional candidate
Bernard HaischHaisch (talk · contribs)
Fringe physicist and paranormal researcher
Justin HallJustinHall (talk · contribs)
Early weblogger
Sarah HampsonSarahAnneHampson (talk · contribs)
Canadian writer
Chuck HardwickHardwc (talk · contribs)
Former Speaker of New Jersey General Assembly, former Vice President of Pfizer
Henry HardyHenry Hardy (talk · contribs)
British editor noted for his work on Isaiah Berlin
Johann HariDavid r from meth productions (talk · contribs)
British-Swiss journalist; currently banned
Stevan HarnadHarnad (talk · contribs)
Cognitive scientist and activist for animal rights and open access
Paul HartalPaul Hartal (talk · contribs)
Canadian painter and poet
Martin HaspelmathHaspelmath (talk · contribs)
German linguist
Hamid HassaniHamidhassani1 (talk · contribs)
Iranian scholar, lexicographer, and editor
Owen HatherleyOwenhatherley (talk · contribs)
British architecture journalist
John HaughmJhaughm (talk · contribs)
Musician best known as the frontman of Agalloch
Tilman HausherrTilman (talk · contribs)
Software developer, critic of Scientology
Patrick Nielsen HaydenPnh (talk · contribs)
Science fiction editor
James HeilmanDoc James (talk · contribs)
Emergency medicine doctor
Jack HerrickJackHerrick (talk · contribs)
Founder of WikiHow
Tony HendraAnthonyhendra (talk · contribs)
British satirist, actor and writer
Phil HendriePhil Hendrie (talk · contribs)
Radio talk show host
Keith HensonHkhenson (talk · contribs)
American engineer and writer
Victoria "Little Boots" HeskethLittlebootsofficial (talk · contribs)
English singer-songwriter
Carl HewittProf. Carl Hewitt (talk · contribs)
Computer scientist and professor
Martin Hewitt (actor)MartinHewitt (talk · contribs)
American actor
Hugo HeyrmanDr. Hugo (talk · contribs)
Belgian artist
Peter HitchensClockback (talk · contribs)
Conservative British author, journalist and broadcaster
Sam HocevarSam Hocevar (talk · contribs)
Programmer, Debian Project Leader and former WikiMedia France board member
John HodgmanHodgman (talk · contribs)
Author and television personality
Ron HollowayRonsax (talk · contribs)
American saxophonist
Alex HonnoldActuallyAlexHonnold (talk · contribs)[2]
American rock climber
Carl F. HostetterAelfwine (talk · contribs)
American Tolkienian linguist and computer scientist
Kenny HotzKennyhotz (talk · contribs)
Canadian actor, director, producer, and creator and co-star of television show Kenny vs. Spenny
James G. HowesJGHowes (talk · contribs)
American business executive and radio personality
John Humphreys (economist)John humphreys (talk · contribs)
Australian economist and libertarian activist
Peter L. HurdPete.Hurd (talk · contribs)
Canadian professor of psychology


Miguel de (talk · contribs)
Software developer known for starting GNOME and Mono
Mansoor IjazMansoor Ijaz (talk · contribs)
Pakistani-American venture financier, hedge-fund manager and freelance diplomat
Grant ImaharaGrantimahara (talk · contribs)
Electrical engineer and cast member on Mythbusters; died in 2020
Charles IngramThreaders (talk · contribs)
Contestant convicted of cheating on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Kylie IrelandKylieireland (talk · contribs)
Adult film producer and actress
Joi ItoJoi (talk · contribs)
Activist, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist
Vasyl IvanchukIvanchukvasyl (talk · contribs)
Ukrainian chess grandmaster
Lyubomir Ivanov (explorer)Apcbg (talk · contribs)
Bulgarian scientist, non-governmental activist, and Antarctic explorer
Bruce Edward IvinsJimmyflathead (talk · contribs)
Senior biodefense researcher at the USAMRIID, and suspected perpetrator of the 2001 anthrax attacks


Ian JacksonIjackson (talk · contribs)
Software developer
Alex JacobowitzAlexjacobowitz (talk · contribs)
Klezmer musician
Jim JagielskiJimjag (talk · contribs)
Software engineer
Andrea JamesJokestress (talk · contribs)
American actress and transgender activist
Xeni JardinXenijardin (talk · contribs)
Weblogger (Boing Boing) and journalist
Nikki JeanNikkiJean92 (talk · contribs)
American singer-songwriter and actress
William H. JefferysBilljefferys (talk · contribs)
American astronomer
Rick JelliffeRick Jelliffe (talk · contribs)
Australian programmer and standards activist
Tom JenningsTom.jennings (talk · contribs)
Creator of FidoNet
Richard J. JensenRjensen (talk · contribs)
Historian, creator of H-Net
Mary Lou JepsenMljmlj (talk · contribs)
Chief Technology Officer of One Laptop per Child
Janna JihadJanna Jihad (talk · contribs)
Palestinian youth journalist and activist
Cory JohnsonCoryjohn (talk · contribs)
American journalist
J. Hunter JohnsonJHunterJ (talk · contribs)
American author and game designer
Daniel JolliffePossibly (talk · contribs)
Canadian media artist and art professor
Jonathan A. JonesJonathan A Jones (talk · contribs)
Oxford University physicist
Ryan JordanEssjay (talk · contribs)
Gained media attention for identity fraud and giving false credentials on Wikipedia
Brian David JosephsonBrian Josephson (talk · contribs)
Nobel Prize winner in physics, and paranormalist


Brewster KahleBrewsterkahle (talk · contribs)
American computer engineer, Internet entrepreneur, internet activist, advocate of universal access to all knowledge, and digital librarian
Michio KakuMichiokaku (talk · contribs)
String theorist and science popularizer
Candye KaneCandyekane (talk · contribs)
Blues musician and former porn star; died in 2016
Mitch KaporMkapor (talk · contribs)
Software entrepreneur, designer of Lotus 1–2–3
Michael Howard KayMhkay (talk · contribs)
Software engineer, editor of XSLT language specification
Bogdan KaraičićBHoops2016 (talk · contribs)
Serbian professional basketball coach
Ryan KarbenRkarben (talk · contribs)
New York State politician and lawyer
Jawed KarimJawed (talk · contribs)
Co-founder of YouTube
Phil KarnKarn (talk · contribs)
Electrical engineer
KarunMisskarun (talk · contribs)
Kenyan singer, lead vocalist of alternative hip hop group Camp Mulla
Ana KasparianAnaKasparian (talk · contribs)
Armenian American co-host and producer for the online news show The Young Turks
Brendan KavanaghBwoogie (talk · contribs)
British pianist, YouTuber and public piano performer
Janice KawayeJenkawaye (talk · contribs)
American voice actress
Martin KeanCargill208 (talk · contribs)
New Zealand bass guitarist
Rauan KenzhekhanulyRauank (talk · contribs)
Kazakh entrepreneur and politician, inaugural Wikipedian of the Year in 2011
Carrie KeranenCareBearFinn (talk · contribs)
American voice actress
Glynn KerrGlynnk (talk · contribs)
Motorcycle designer and columnist
Lawrence KestenbaumKestenbaum (talk · contribs)
Lawyer, county official, creator of Political Graveyard web site
Zaynab KhadrZaynab Khadr (talk · contribs)
Member of the Khadr family associated with Osama bin Laden
Philip S. KhouryKhoury (talk · contribs)
Professor of Middle Eastern studies
Uwe KilsKils (talk · contribs)
Marine biologist specializing in planktology
Alan R. KingA R King (talk · contribs)
British linguist notable for his work on Basque and Nawat (Pipil language)
David Thomas KingDavid King (talk · contribs)
Executive Director of the Public School Boards' Association of Alberta, former Alberta Minister of Education
Michael KingMhking (talk · contribs)
Commentator, columnist and television producer
Stephan KinsellaNskinsella (talk · contribs)
Intellectual property lawyer and legal theorist
Justin KnappKoavf (talk · contribs)
Primarily known for Wikipedia
Holly KnightHolly Knight (talk · contribs)
American songwriter and musician (Device et al.)
Alex KoCkalex1996 (talk · contribs)
American actor who starred in Billy Elliot the Musical
Nadim KobeissiKaepora~enwiki (talk · contribs)
Computer programmer and security researcher
Christina KochAstro Christina (talk · contribs)
American engineer and NASA astronaut
Jerome KohlJerome Kohl (talk · contribs)
American music theorist, authority on the music of Karlheinz Stockhausen
Vladimir KorepinKorepin (talk · contribs)
Russian-American physicist
Alex KonanykhinAKonanykhin (talk · contribs)
Russian entrepreneur
Kai A. KonradUnikat55 (talk · contribs)
German economist
Phil KonstantinPhilkon (talk · contribs)
American/Cherokee writer and TV reporter
Ihor KostenkoIg2000 (talk · contribs)
Ukrainian political activist and journalist, killed during Euromaidan, posthumously awarded the title Hero of Ukraine and named the 2014 Wikipedian of the Year
Jeff KostoffJkostoff (talk · contribs)
Stanley KrippnerSkrippner (talk · contribs)
American parapsychologist
Marc KuchnerMkuchner (talk · contribs)
American astrophysicist
Markus Kuhn (computer scientist)Markus Kuhn (talk · contribs)
German computer scientist
Madura KulatungaMadura Kulatunga (talk · contribs)
Developer of Madura English-Sinhala Dictionary
Greg KuperbergGreg Kuperberg (talk · contribs)
American mathematician


Ryan LackeyRdl (talk · contribs)
Entrepreneur and computer security professional
Geoffrey A. LandisGeoffrey.landis (talk · contribs)
Physicist, space scientist, and science fiction writer
W. Patrick LangIsmoot (talk · contribs)
Military, intelligence, and security expert
Christopher LanganChristopher Langan (talk · contribs)
American autodidact measured as one of the smartest people alive in the late 20th early 21st centuries
Daniel LazardD.Lazard (talk · contribs)
French mathematician
Siobhan LeachmanAmbrosia10 (talk · contribs)
New Zealand citizen scientist
Adrian LeeAdrian54321 (talk · contribs)
Rock musician with Mike + the Mechanics
Eric LernerElerner (talk · contribs)
Physicist and plasma cosmology advocate
Lawrence Lessiglessig (talk · contribs)
American academic and political activist
Paul LevineSolomonandlord (talk · contribs)
American lawyer and novelist
Benny LewisIrishpolyglot (talk · contribs)
Irish author and blogger
A. David LewisAdlewis (talk · contribs)
Comic book writer
Blake LeyhBlakeleyh (talk · contribs)
Composer of film and TV music
Lei LiangLeiliang (talk · contribs)
Chinese-American composer
Andrew LihFuzheado (talk · contribs)
Journalism professor, wrote a book on Wikipedia
Peter van der LindenPvdl (talk · contribs)
Dutch technologist and author of books on Java, C, Linux, and practical jokes
Chris LintottChrislintott (talk · contribs)
Astrophysicist and co-presenter of the BBC series The Sky at Night
Hugh LoebnerLoebner (talk · contribs)
Loebner Prize sponsor, inventor, and social activist; died in 2016
Jean-Marc LofficierJMLofficier (talk · contribs)
French-American journalist, comics writer and author of books on film and television
Tristan LouisTNLNYC (talk · contribs)
French author, entrepreneur and blogger
Yuri LowenthalElyurio (talk · contribs)
Anime and video game voice actor
Paul Lucas (playwright/producer)Pklucas (talk · contribs)
American playwright and producer
Andres LuureAndres (talk · contribs)
Estonian philosopher and translator
Patrick J. LynchPatrick.lynch (talk · contribs)
American author, artist, biomedical illustrator, and photographer
Richard F. LyonDicklyon (talk · contribs)
American inventor, scientist, and engineer


Emma MackeyEmmatmackey (talk · contribs)
French-British actress
Marion MaddoxMaddoxma (talk · contribs)
Australian author, academic, and political commentator
Ben Mallerbenmaller (talk · contribs)
Sports radio personality
Michael MandibergTheredproject (talk · contribs)
Internet artist and college instructor
Magnus ManskeMagnus Manske (talk · contribs)
German biochemist, programmer, and developer of one of the first versions of the Wikipedia platform
Steve Mann (inventor)Glogger (talk · contribs)
Computer science professor and innovator in the field of wearable computing
J.P. ManouxJpmanoux (talk · contribs)
American voice actor
Jean-Luc MargotJeanLucMargot (talk · contribs)
Belgian astronomer
Paul MarinoILLRobinson (talk · contribs)
Executive director of the Academy of Machinima Arts & Sciences
Geoff MarshallGeofftech (talk · contribs)
Author and YouTuber, specialising in rail transport
Jean-Pol MartinJeanpol (talk · contribs)
Foreign language educator
Shelly MartinezShellyMartinez (talk · contribs)
Mexican American professional wrestler, model, and actress
John MasheyJohnMashey (talk · contribs)
American computer scientist
Rémi MathisRemi Mathis (talk · contribs)
French historian, library curator, and free-culture advocate, president of Wikimedia France, 2013 Wikipedian of the Year
Yaron MatrasMadaares (talk · contribs)
Linguist specializing in Romani and related languages
Polly MatzingerPolly matzinger (talk · contribs)
American immunologist
Jay MaynardJmaynard (talk · contribs)
Internet celebrity, software developer, and system administrator
DeBarra MayoKarateLady (talk · contribs)
Trainer and writer on health and fitness
Adrienne MayorAfmayor (talk · contribs)
American historian and folklorist
Johnathan McClainNipsyrusel (talk · contribs)
American actor
Laura McCulloughLmccullough (talk · contribs)
American poet
Jonathan McDowellJonathanMcDowell (talk · contribs)
American astrophysicist
David A. McInteeDavid A McIntee (talk · contribs)
Science-fiction author
Alastair McIntoshAlastair McIntosh (talk · contribs)
Scottish writer, academic and activist
Warwick McKibbinWmckibbin (talk · contribs)
Australian economist
Phil McMullenPtolemyphil (talk · contribs)
Magazine editor, music festival organizer
Lambert MeertensLambert Meertens (talk · contribs)
Editor of the Revised ALGOL 68 Report, designer of the ABC programming language
David MegginsonDpm64 (talk · contribs)
Software consultant and developer
Pedro Pedrosa MendesGepasi (talk · contribs)
Computational Biologist developer of the Gepasi and COPASI software
Bertrand MeyerBertrand Meyer (talk · contribs)
Developer of the Eiffel programming language
Tyler MenezesTylermenezes (talk · contribs)
Canadian-American technology entrepreneur, founder of CodeDay
Stefano MiceliAvenue5th (talk · contribs)
Italian classical conductor and pianist
Tsvi MisinaiTsvi Misinai (talk · contribs)
Computer scientist, historian and author
Brian C. MitchellBrian c mitchell (talk · contribs)
Education consultant, former president of Bucknell University and Washington & Jefferson College
John Cameron MitchellFELIXARD (talk · contribs)
Film actor and director
Emna MizouniEmnamizouni (talk · contribs)
Tunisian civil-society activist, 2019 Wikimedian of the Year
Susanna MkrtchyanWikiTatik (talk · contribs)
Professor of database and system research, board member of Wikimedia Armenia
Stefan MolyneuxStefan molyneux (talk · contribs)
Far-right blogger
Erik MonaIquander (talk · contribs)
Roleplaying game author and publisher
Chris MontgomeryXiphmont (talk · contribs)
Founder of the Xiph.Org Foundation, multimedia programmer, and open source advocate
Rose MontoyaWonderwoman2395 (talk · contribs)
American model, internet celebrity, and transgender activist
Jason Moore (Wikipedia editor)Another Believer (talk · contribs)
American Wikipedia editor
Patsy MoorePatsyMoore (talk · contribs)
Singer, songwriter, educator
Howard MorlandHowardMorland (talk · contribs)
American journalist, author, and activist
David J. MorrowDaveymorrow (talk · contribs)
Walter MossbergWmossberg (talk · contribs)
Principal technology columnist for the Wall Street Journal
Luboš MotlLumidek (talk · contribs)
Theoretical physicist working on string theory and quantum gravity
Markos MoulitsasDailykos (talk · contribs)
Blogger and founder of Daily Kos
Lord Ivar MountbattenIvarMount (talk · contribs)
English nobleman and member of the extended British royal family
Prithwindra MukherjeeBobClive (talk · contribs)
French Indian academic
Derek Muller1veritasium (talk · contribs)
Creator of the YouTube channel Veritasium
Randall MunroeXkcd (talk · contribs)
xkcd webcomic author
Chuck MunsonChuck0 (talk · contribs)
Anarchist activist in charge of
Ian MurdockIanmurdock (talk · contribs)
Founder of Debian
Alan Myers (translator)Bandalore (talk · contribs)
English translator from Russian


Felix NarteyFlixtey (talk · contribs) and FNartey (WMF) (talk · contribs)
Ghanaian social entrepreneur, 2017 Wikimedian of the Year
Michael NetzerMichaelNetzer (talk · contribs)
Comic book artist
Jess NevinsJessnevins (talk · contribs)
Author and librarian
Annalee NewitzAnnaleeNewitz (talk · contribs)
American journalist and op-ed writer
Craig NewmarkCnewmark (talk · contribs)
Founder of Craigslist
Amanda NewtonMiss77Newton (talk · contribs)
English netball player
Farnell NewtonFarnellnewton (talk · contribs)
American composer and jazz trumpeter
Tom Newton DunnTnewtondunn (talk · contribs)
British journalist
Jakob Nielsen (usability consultant)Jakobnielsen (talk · contribs)
Web usability pundit
Michael NielsenNielsen (talk · contribs)
Writer and academic
Ronald NobleRKN888 (talk · contribs)
Former head of Interpol
Sandro NocentiniPikkio66 (talk · contribs)
Italian-born artist, living and working in Australia
Frederick NoronhaFredericknoronha (talk · contribs)
Freelance journalist based in India
Dan NorrisDan Norris MP (talk · contribs)
UK former Member of Parliament and incumbent Mayor of West England
Ryan NorthRyan North (talk · contribs)
Webcomic author and programmer
Taslima NasrinTNasreen (talk · contribs)
Bangladeshi feminist writer
Wendy NorthcuttWendy Wendy (talk · contribs)
Overseer of the Darwin Awards


Charles O'ByrneObyrne1 (talk · contribs)
Past Secretary to the Governor of New York
Maryscott O'ConnorMaryscottOConnor (talk · contribs)
Blogger, creator of website
David O'ListDavy O'List (talk · contribs)
Musician, founder member of The Nice
John Mark OckerbloomJohnMarkOckerbloom (talk · contribs)
Digital library architect and planner at the University of Pennsylvania
Sten OdenwaldOdenwald (talk · contribs)
American astronomer, author and NASA scientist-educator
Ian OgilvyIanogilvy (talk · contribs)
English actor
Chris Oliver (surgeon)Olivercw (talk · contribs)
British surgeon and University of Edinburgh professor
Tommy Oliver (producer)Thomaseoliver (talk · contribs)
American filmmaker, photographer and entrepreneur
Jonathan OrozcoJonathanOrozco1 (talk · contribs)
Mexican footballer
Rodney OrpheusRodneyorpheus (talk · contribs)
Northern Irish musician, record producer, author and lecturer
Marc OstrofskyMarcostrofsky (talk · contribs)
Dot-com millionaire
Kate OsamorKateosamor (talk · contribs) and Midnights1 (talk · contribs)
British Labour-Cooperative politician, member of parliament for Edmonton


Nenad PagonisNenadpagonis (talk · contribs)
Greek-Serbian world champion Muay Thai kickboxer
Stephanie Pakrul aka StephTheGeekStephthegeek (talk · contribs)
Canadian blogger who has become a minor television personality
Tommy PallottaUb4k (talk · contribs)
American film director and producer
Kamran PashaKpasha72 (talk · contribs)
Screen writer and director
Hayford PeirceHayford Peirce (talk · contribs)
Science fiction and mystery writer; died in 2020
David J. PetersonDavidJPeterson (talk · contribs)
American conlanger
Christian PiccioliniCpicciolini (talk · contribs)
Musician and author
Sam PitrodaSam.pitroda (talk · contribs)
Indian telecommunications executive
Phil PlaitTheBadAstronomer (talk · contribs)
Astronomer and writer
Ihor PodolchakIhorp (talk · contribs)
Ukrainian filmmaker and visual artist
Marshall PoeMarshallpoe (talk · contribs)
American historian
Mike PollockItsamike (talk · contribs)
American voice actor
Tim Popetimtree (talk · contribs)
Music video director (most notably for The Cure)
Barry PopikBarry Popik (talk · contribs)
American etymologist
Shelley PowersShelleyp (talk · contribs)
Technology author
Vaughan PrattVaughan Pratt (talk · contribs)
Computer scientist
Doug PrudenDoug Pruden (talk · contribs)
World record holder for most push ups
Jory PrumJory (talk · contribs)
American audio engineer, best known for his work in film and video games; died in 2016
Steven PruittSer Amantio di Nicolao (talk · contribs)
Wikipedia editor who has made more edits on the English Wikipedia than any other editor
Simon PulsiferSimonP (talk · contribs)
English Wikipedia contributor and minor internet celebrity
Harold E. PuthoffPuthoff (talk · contribs)


Manuel L. Quezon IIIGareon (talk · contribs)
Filipino writer and television host, former Undersecretary of the Presidential Communications Group of the Philippines
John QuigginJohn Quiggin (talk · contribs)
Australian economist and professor


RaD Man aka Christian Wirth – Radman1 (talk · contribs)
Computer artist and historian
Venkatraman RamakrishnanRiboman (talk · contribs)
Indian-born American-British structural biologist, 2009 Nobel laureate in chemistry
Sheldon RamptonSheldon Rampton (talk · contribs)
Editor of public relations-related columns and websites (PR Watch)
Denis RancourtDenis.g.rancourt (talk · contribs)
Dissident Canadian professor of physics
Coolie RanxCoolie Ranx (talk · contribs)
British reggae singer and actor
Stuart C. Raysoupvector (talk · contribs)
American physician-scientist
Eric S. RaymondEric S. Raymond (talk · contribs)
Important figure in the open source movement
James F. ReillyJreillyII (talk · contribs)
NASA astronaut
Jane S. RichardsonDcrjsr (talk · contribs) Also on Commons
American biophysicist
Monica RialHellomonichan (talk · contribs)
American voice actress
Michael RießlerRießler (talk · contribs)
Mike RiggsScum Lord (talk · contribs)
Heavy metal guitarist
Mike Riley (cartoonist)Mikeriley23 (talk · contribs)
American web comic author
Peter Roach (phonetician)RoachPeter (talk · contribs)
British phonetician
John Elder RobisonJohnElderRobison (talk · contribs)
American author and autism rights activist
Eddie RobsonEddie Robson (talk · contribs)
British writer of Doctor Who spin-offs and books on film
Howard A. RodmanHoward Rodman (talk · contribs)
American screenwriter, director and educator
Robert RohdeDragons flight (talk · contribs)
Physicist, member of Berkeley Earth climate research
John RomeroRomero (talk · contribs)
Video game developer
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, IIIFrankRoosevelt (talk · contribs)
American economist, grandson of FDR
Michael RosenRosenMichael (talk · contribs)
English children's novelist and poet
Mark RosenfelderZompist (talk · contribs)
Language creator and blogger
Nicholas RothNaroth (talk · contribs)
American classical pianist and music professor
Steven RubensteinSlrubenstein (talk · contribs)
American anthropologist; died in 2012
Arthur RubinArthur Rubin (talk · contribs)
American mathematician
Martin RuheMartinruhe (talk · contribs)
German cinematographer
Martin RundkvistMrund (talk · contribs)
Swedish archaeologist
J. Philippe RushtonRushton2012 (talk · contribs)
Canadian psychologist; died in 2012
Kevin RyderKryder1 (talk · contribs)
American radio personality


Renato M. E. SabbatiniRsabbatini (talk · contribs)
Biomedical and computer scientist and writer
Jason Scott SadofskyJscott (talk · contribs)
Creator and maintainer of
Guy Stair SaintyGuyStairSainty (talk · contribs)
Heraldist, art dealer and royal genealogist
Timo SalminenSalminentimo (talk · contribs)
Finnish cinematographer
Lea SalongaMsLeaSalonga (talk · contribs)
Filipina singer and Broadway actress
Mark SaltveitMsalt (talk · contribs)
Matt SanchezMattsanchez (talk · contribs) and Bluemarine (talk · contribs)
American journalist and former pornographic actor
J. G. SandomSandom (talk · contribs)
Businessman and author
Larry SangerLarry Sanger (talk · contribs)
Co-founder of Wikipedia, founder of Citizendium
Tony SantiagoMarine 69-71 (talk · contribs)
Puerto Rican historian
George SantosAnthonydevolder (talk · contribs) and apparent sockpuppets Georgedevolder22 (talk · contribs) and Devmaster88 (talk · contribs)
American politician
Jack SarfattiJackSarfatti (talk · contribs) and his sockpuppet accounts (including suspects)
Controversial physicist
Steven SaylorStevensaylor (talk · contribs)
American author of historical novels
John ScalziScalzi (talk · contribs)
Science fiction author and former president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
The Scary GuyThescary1 (talk · contribs)
United States based motivational speaker
Paul SchenckPchaim (talk · contribs)
Christian political lobbyist
Andrew SchlaflyAndysch (talk · contribs)
American lawyer, teacher, and founder of Conservapedia
Michael Q. SchmidtMichaelQSchmidt (talk · contribs)
American film and television actor and fine arts model
Seth SchoenSchoen (talk · contribs)
Electronic Frontier Foundation technologist
Oded SchrammOdedSchramm (talk · contribs)
Israeli mathematician; died in 2008
Randal L. SchwartzRandalSchwartz (talk · contribs)
Computer author and programming consultant
Mike Scott (Scottish musician)Archieman (talk · contribs)
Founder of the band The Waterboys
SeedfeederSeedfeeder (talk · contribs)
Notable editor who provided illustrations for numerous sex acts
Mike SelinkerMike Selinker (talk · contribs)
Game designer
Martin SelmayrMartin Selmayr (talk · contribs)
Former secretary-general of the European Commission and chief of staff to EU president Jean-Claude Juncker
Daniel J. ShanefieldDaniel Shanefield (talk · contribs)
Ceramics engineer
Alex ShapiroAlexshap (talk · contribs)
Musician and composer
Jonathon SharkeyJonathon The Impaler (talk · contribs)
Professional Wrestler and Perennial Candidate
Vipin SharmaVipin K Sharma (talk · contribs)
Phil ShawSteam one (talk · contribs)
British creator of "extreme ironing"
Jimmy SheaJimsheajr (talk · contribs)
American Olympic gold medalist in skeleton
Tim ShellTimShell (talk · contribs)
American internet entrepreneur, member of Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees
Joel ShermanIcenine378 (talk · contribs)
Expert and champion Scrabble player
Chris SherwinDrChrissy (talk · contribs)
English ethologist; died in 2017
Nigel ShortNigel Short (talk · contribs)
Chess Grand Master and World Championship challenger
Michael ShrimptonMichael Shrimpton (talk · contribs)
Conspiracy theorist
Karl ShukerCzbiker (talk · contribs)
Cryptozoologist and author
William ShunnShunn (talk · contribs)
Science fiction writer and computer programmer
Ann SimontonSimonton (talk · contribs)
Founder of Media Watch, feminist
D. C. SimpsonDcsimpson (talk · contribs)
Online cartoonist
Sofya SkyaSofyaskya (talk · contribs)
Russian ballerina and actress
Cameron SlaterJc press sec (talk · contribs)
New Zealand-based blogger
Sam SloanSam Sloan (talk · contribs)
Chess player and amateur lawyer (orally argued a case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court and won, 9–0)
R. C. SlocumRSlocum (talk · contribs)
American football coach
Smile (actress)Smilemaung (talk · contribs)
Burmese actress
Dmitry Nikolayevich Smirnov (composer)Dmitrismirnov (talk · contribs)
Russian and British composer; died in 2020
Normal Bob SmithNormalbobsmith (talk · contribs)
Freelance graphic artist and writer
Jason SnellJsnell (talk · contribs)
Writer and editor specializing in Apple Computer products
Dave SnowdenSnowded (talk · contribs)
Lecturer, consultant and researcher in the field of knowledge management
Rebecca SolerRsgraves1 (talk · contribs)
Voice actress
Anton SolomoukhaSolomoukha (talk · contribs)
Artist and photographer; died in 2015
David A. SonnenfeldDASonnenfeld (talk · contribs)
American sociologist and professor of sociology
Tony SoperTonysoper (talk · contribs)
Ornithologist, author and co-founder of the BBC Natural History Unit
Soulja BoySoulja-Boy (talk · contribs)
American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur
Michael SoussanMichael Soussan (talk · contribs)
Danish whistleblower and author
Benjamin K. SovacoolBksovacool (talk · contribs)
Energy policy researcher
E. Lee SpenceHunleyFinder (talk · contribs)
Pioneer in underwater archaeology
Laura SpinneyLauraspinney (talk · contribs)
British science journalist
Cole SprouseActuallyColeSprouse (talk · contribs)
American actor
Diomidis SpinellisDiomidis Spinellis (talk · contribs)
Computer scientist
Richard StallmanRmstallman (talk · contribs)
Founder of the Free Software Foundation and author of the General Public License
Jan van SteenbergenIJzeren Jan (talk · contribs)
Linguist, translator, author of constructed languages
Rosie Stephenson-GoodknightRosiestep (talk · contribs) and Rosiestep2 (talk · contribs)
American business administrator, joint 2016 Wikipedian of the Year
Richard H. SternPraeceptorIP (talk · contribs)
Attorney and law professor, former U.S. Supreme Court law clerk
Eric A. StillwellEStillwell (talk · contribs)
Star Trek author, producer, actor
John Stockwell (CIA officer)Goodpaddle (talk · contribs)
Highest-ranking CIA officer to ever go public, today runs a boating excursion
John StosselStosselTV (talk · contribs)
American television presenter, author, consumer journalist, and pundit
Billy Marshall StonekingBillyM (talk · contribs)
Playwright, filmmaker and teacher; died in 2016
Galen StrawsonGstrawson (talk · contribs)
British philosopher
Stephen StreaterStephen B Streater (talk · contribs)
Co-founder of Eidos Interactive
Richard StrombackRstromback (talk · contribs)
Minor-league hockey player, venture capitalist
Kev F SutherlandKevfsutherland (talk · contribs)
Comedian and comic strip creator
Paul SwadelThewilberforces (talk · contribs)
Film producer; died in 2016
Arvind SwamyArvindswami (talk · contribs)
Indian actor and television presenter
Aaron SwartzAaronSw (talk · contribs)
Writer, hacker, activist, and co-author of the RSS 1.0 specification; died in 2013


Audrey TangAutrijus (talk · contribs)
Taiwanese free software programmer, leader of the Pugs project to implement the Perl 6 language
Tom TangoTangotiger (talk · contribs)
Ice hockey statistical analyst and sabermetrician
Terence TaoTeorth (talk · contribs)
Australian mathematician
Brian TarquinJungleboy65 (talk · contribs)
American guitarist, composer and producer
Sandister TeiSandiooses (talk · contribs)
Ghanaian journalist, 2020 Wikimedian of the Year
Emily Temple-WoodKeilana (talk · contribs), Emily Temple-Wood (NIOSH) (talk · contribs)
Medical student, past Wikipedian in Residence at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, joint 2016 Wikipedian of the Year
Larry TeslerTesler (talk · contribs)
Computer scientist working in the field of human-computer interaction; died in 2020
Steven L. ThompsonTtrider87 (talk · contribs)
Author and journalist
William Irwin ThompsonWilliam Irwin Thompson (talk · contribs); also apparently, it seems, Withompson (talk · contribs)
Writer, poet, mystic, cultural critic
Rachel ThornRachel_Thorn (talk · contribs)
American anthropologist and manga translator
Sammy thrashLifeCrJz (talk · contribs)
American painter and writer
Andrew TiteAndrewtite (talk · contribs)
Canadian actor
Carles TorrensCarles Torrens (talk · contribs)
Spanish film and television director, screenwriter, editor, and producer
David S. TouretzkyTouretzky (talk · contribs)
Research professor in the Computer Science Department and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at CMU
Leonard H. Tower, Jr.Lentower (talk · contribs)
Free software activist
Lila TretikovLilaTretikov (WMF) (talk · contribs)
Former executive director of Wikimedia Foundation
Boris TsirelsonTsirel (talk · contribs)
Russian–Israeli mathematician; died in 2020
Theodore Ts'oTytso (talk · contribs)
Software developer, contributor to the Linux kernel
Patrick TuftsZippy (talk · contribs)
Computer scientist and inventor, created Alexa Internet
Jonathan TweetJonathan Tweet (talk · contribs)
Role-playing game designer
TygaTygaCashMoney (talk · contribs)
American hip hop recording artist


Ilkka UimonenKuorinka (talk · contribs)
Finnish photographer and photojournalist


Volodymyr VakulenkoВакуленко-К. Володимир (talk · contribs)
Ukrainian poet and children's writer; died in 2022
Jessica ValentiJessicaValenti (talk · contribs)
Feminist author and activist
Pranayraj VangariPranayraj1985 (talk · contribs)
Telugu theatre research scholar
James Veitch (comedian)Misterjamesveitch (talk · contribs)
English comedian
Misha VerbitskyTiphareth (talk · contribs)
Mathematician and political activist
Larry Van KriedtJazzbacks (talk · contribs)
Jazz musician
Brenda VenusBrendavenus (talk · contribs) and Bvenus (talk · contribs)
American actress, model, and author
Jesse VintPagan wulff (talk · contribs)
American actor and filmmaker
Natasha Vita-MoreNatasha Vita-More (talk · contribs)
Artist and transhumanist
Claire VoisinVoisinclaire (talk · contribs)
James von BrunnJames von Brunn (talk · contribs)
American advertising executive, producer, author, and perpetrator of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum shooting; died in 2010


Jess WadeJesswade88 (talk · contribs)
Physicist and science communicator
Adrianne WadewitzWadewitz (talk · contribs)
Feminist scholar; died in April 2014
Bernt (talk · contribs)
Jimmy WalesJimbo Wales (talk · contribs)
Founder of Wikimedia Foundation and online entrepreneur
Brad WardellDraginol (talk · contribs)
Founder of Stardock, a leader in the software skinning and customization technology for computer games
Allan WarrenAllan warren (talk · contribs)
British society photographer
Tony WarrinerTonywarriner (talk · contribs)
Game designer, programmer and co-founder of Revolution Software
David WeinbergerDweinberger (talk · contribs)
Technologist and commentator
Maia WeinstockGirona7 (talk · contribs)
Science journalist and noted Wikipedian
Andrew WestBabelStone (talk · contribs)
Jessamyn West (librarian)Jessamyn (talk · contribs)
Librarian, author and blogger
Michael WhelanMichaelWhelan0629 (talk · contribs)
American fantasy and science fiction artist
Glenn WichmanCapmango (talk · contribs)
Edutainment software developer
Molly WhiteGorillaWarfare (talk · contribs)
Arbitration Committee member, cryptoskeptic
Geoffrey WickhamGeoffrey Wickham (talk · contribs)
Contributor to artificial pacemaker development and cofounder of Telectronics
John Wicks (drummer)Wicksjm (talk · contribs)
Drummer, producer, and songwriter
John WilcockJohnwilcock (talk · contribs)
British journalist; died in 2018
David WildeDavid Wilde (talk · contribs)
Concert pianist, writer, composer, and teacher
Alexander Williams (cartoonist)Asteuartw (talk · contribs)
English film animator and cartoonist
Amanda Kyle WilliamsAKYLEWILLIAMS (talk · contribs)
American crime writer; died in 2018
Guy Williams (comedian)Williaguy1 (talk · contribs)
New Zealand comedian and TV/radio personality
Michael Z. WilliamsonMzmadmike (talk · contribs)
Science-fiction writer
David Willis (cartoonist)ItsWalky (talk · contribs)
Webcomic creator, moderator of Teletraan-1 – theTransformers Wikia
Dean WilkinsonDean Wilkinson (talk · contribs)
British writer for television and video games
Richard WingerRichardwinger (talk · contribs)
Libertarian activist and founder of Ballot Access News
Michael WitzelWitzel (talk · contribs)
Professor of Sanskrit at Harvard
Brian WoodBrianwood (talk · contribs)
Comic book writer, illustrator and graphic designer
Douglas WoodDoughwood (talk · contribs), Douglaswood (talk · contribs)
Executive producer



Matthew YglesiasMyglesias (talk · contribs)
Politics and economics journalist
Robert Clark YoungQworty (talk · contribs)
American novelist; currently banned
Toby YoungTyoung8 (talk · contribs)
British journalist and charity director
Eric YoungstromEyoungstrom (talk · contribs)
American psychologist and academic
Catherine YronwodeCatherineyronwode (talk · contribs)
Author, graphic designer, publisher
Eliezer YudkowskyEliezerYudkowsky (talk · contribs)
Artificial intelligence researcher


Michał ZalewskiLcamtuf (talk · contribs)
"White hat" hacker and computer security expert
Jamie ZawinskiJwz (talk · contribs)
Computer programmer (XEmacs, Netscape, Mozilla), DNA Lounge proprietor
Doron ZeilbergerDoronZeilberger (talk · contribs)
Dave ZeltsermanDaveZeltserman (talk · contribs)
Natalia ZemnaNataliazemna (talk · contribs)
Ukrainian herbalist
Howard ZimmermanHezimmerman (talk · contribs)
American chemist; died in 2012
Phil ZimmermannPrz (talk · contribs)
Cryptographer and computer programmer, creator of the Pretty Good Privacy encryption software
Diana ZuckermanDrzuckerman (talk · contribs)
U.S. expert on federal health policy, especially women's health, and President of the National Research Center for Women & Families

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  1. ^ The many winding paths of Joshua Boyle. National Post. 2018.
  2. ^ GQ Sports (1 Jan 2020). "Alex Honnold Goes Undercover on the Internet". Youtube.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)