Wikipedia:WikiProject Biography


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 3 July 2022, there are 1,911,683 articles and 6,827 lists within the scope of WikiProject Biography, of which 1,717 are featured and 7,436 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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  1. Canyouhearmenow (talk · contribs) Biographies of musicians and television personalities.
  2. -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.
  3. 2x2leax (talk · contribs) I'm translating biographies from other Wikipedia's project and I'm improving the articles, mostly from people of Peru.
  4. 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
  5. 97198 (talk · contribs) – mostly film/TV bios. Tamil VIP groups in Tamil nadu.
  6. Bobokilu (talk · contribs) - adding updated images of actors and singers
  7. AaronY (talk · contribs) I'll specialize in sports figures, and criminals. See my user page for details on my works.
  8. 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.
  9. Aboudaqn (talk · contribs) – particularly American Communism's history, literature, and arts.
  10. Aboutmovies (talk · contribs) – Mainly write about judges and Oregon people, but also do a lot of assessing Bios.
  11. Abraham, B.S. (talk · contribs) – Mainly work on military biographies, particularly Australian and British, some American.
  12. AbhiSuryawanshi (talk · contribs) Interested in creating articles about Innovators, and biography articles related to Innovation field.
  13. Abyjohn1991 (talk · contribs) Interested in creating articles about Film Actors and Models
  14. AdamT777 (talk · contribs) Interested in creating articles about politicians.
  15. Adh30 (talk · contribs) – Mainly interested in medical or bioengineering biographies, particularly related to the circulation.
  16. 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.
  17. AlanM1 (talk · contribs)
  18. Alex43223 (talk · contribs) Mostly celebrity bios, but will assess all-around.
  19. Allreet (talk · contribs) Cultural and historical figures
  20. Amccann421 (talk · contribs) Mostly athletes and people in the media, but I'm willing to help wherever I can.
  21. AMM Pittsburgh (talk · contribs) Women who deserve a Wikipedia page
  22. Ampimd (talk · contribs) - usually working on biographies of Ghanaians.
  23. Anatoly IVANOV (talk · contribs) – I create and improve articles about the arts (I work behind the camera since 1997), specifically, cinema, photography and electronic music, especially at the intersection of Russian, American and French industries.
  24. AndersHellstrom2 (talk · contribs) Working with bios of people connected to my family tree(mostly corrections) integrated with Wikidata, FactGrid and Geni(Master Profiles).
  25. Andrew Dalby (talk · contribs) – interested in ancient and medieval people, and especially medieval women; also historians and translators
  26. 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.
  27. AndreyKva (talk · contribs) - Russian musicians and actors.
  28. Heptanitrocubane (talk · contribs) Improve Sri Lankan biographies.
  29. AppleBsTime (talk · contribs) – created several new biographies, generally related to television, cinema, and music.
  30. Arbitrarily0 (talk · contribs) – just here to help out!
  31. Arteyu (talk · contribs)
  32. Atlantic306 (talk · contribs) interested in biographies regarding the creative arts
  33. Arunbandana (talk · contribs)
  34. Atsme (talk · contribs) - content creator, copyor, GA/FA reviewer/promoter interested in improving and expanding BLPs and biographies.
  35. AuthorAuthor (talk · contribs) – Interested in improving existing biographies, particularly literature and the arts (authors, writers, artists, musicians and actors).
  36. Avraham (talk · contribs) – Assesment, template updating, and some BLP patrol.
  37. Ashiqur Rahman (talk · contribs) - styding in a school.
  38. Bearian (talk · contribs) – mostly Upstate New Yorkers and musicians, but others as well
  39. Bender235 (talk · contribs) — Some ancient Greeks and Romans.
  40. Bgrus22 (talk · contribs) Hoping to add some people and remove some others in my spare time.
  41. billinghurst (talk · contribs) – old British biographies, transcription project DNB at WikiProject DNB
  42. Blackwater-Bradfield1900 (talk · contribs)- British Aristorcracy
  43. Breamk (talk · contribs) Focus on Medical missionaries
  44. Bruin2 (talk · contribs)   have initiated or added to several biographies related to WP:Oklahoma (including Indian Territory)
  45. 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.
  46. bwcajp (talk · contribs) artist biographies, especially children's book illustrators.
  47. Caliburn (talk · contribs) - Clearing listas and living backlogs.
  48. Callanecc (talk · contribs) Interested in assessing most biographies in particular BLP & military.
  49. Capankajsmilyo (talk · contribs) Jainism Biographies
  50. West Virginian (talk · contribs) (authoring and expanding articles on the Founding Fathers of the United States and their families)
  51. Carl Francis (talk · contribs) Philippine Historical Personalities, Politicians and Actors and other personalities from World History and Literature.
  52. Carlofantom (talk) 11:25, 2 July 2013 (UTC) Canadian and American singers and musicians.[reply]
  53. 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.
  54. CaroleHenson (talk · contribs) Visual artists, Colorado, history, women, native peoples.
  55. Caterinejabour (talk) 04:42, 30 December 2015 (UTC)[reply]
  56. Cather2021 (talk · contribs)
  57. Cavarrone (talk · contribs) – Entertainment.
  58. Elinor.Dashwood (talk · contribs) am interested in adding genealogical information to articles
  59. Cbrown1023 (talk · contribs) I have been assessing some bio articles and have created a couple also.
  60. Cefaro (talk · contribs) Military biography, and anyone who made history.
  61. Ceoil (talk · contribs) Interested mainly in musicians and composers, but also art history.
  62. Ceranthor (talk · contribs) Extraneously engaged by American figures, authors, and playwrights
  63. Charles01 (talk · contribs) These days translations, mostly.
  64. ChemMater (talk · contribs)
  65. ChetanVengurlekar (talk · contribs) Interested in creating and adding information to biography articles
  66. 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.
  67. Chongkian (talk · contribs) Interested in creating articles about politicians from Taiwan.
  68. Chunkylefunga (talk · contribs) Biographies about the little guys.
  69. Clevelander96 (talk · contribs) Working on selected people with Cleveland Ohio or Providence Rhode Island ties, e.g. Garrett A. Morgan and Annie Smith Peck
  70. Clippership (talk · contribs) I use Wikipedia entries for individual lives A LOT and would like to start contributing as well
  71. 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.
  72. 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.
  73. Eolais (talk · contribs) My current interest is working on Irish people. Mainly TD's who are members of the Irish parliament.
  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. Czpddz (talk · contribs) – Punk rock musicians (1979 - 1990)
  79. Dandilero (talk · contribs) Spaniards, mainly journalists
  80. DBD (talk · contribs)
  81. Dan Koehl (talk · contribs) mostly persons from European medieval history
  82. Darwin Naz (talk · contribs)
  83. Deb (talk · contribs) – I've contributed to zillions of these over a period, it's probably my main interest.
  84. Decltype (talk · contribs)
  85. Deiz (talk · contribs) Like to see articles up with WP:BIO and WP:BLP
  86. DENAMAX (talk · contribs)
  87. dgorsline (talk · contribs) Interested in ornithologists, botanists, other scientists.
  88. Dig deeper (talk · contribs) Improving articles ensuring neutral and unbiased content & reliable/trustworthy references and preventing dirty tricks from damaging Wikipedia's reputation
  89. Diamantina (talk · contribs) Interested in Brazil, California, Catholicism, women authors and women in history. Some translation of articles from Portuguese Wikipedia.
  90. DiverDave (talk · contribs) writing new articles, etc.
  91. Djblackwood (talk · contribs) Early settlers of Bells Corners, Ontario, Canada.
  92. 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
  93. Dorkinglad (talk · contribs) Artists, Equine artists, art teachers, French politicians of the 19th century, minor but influential afro american singers.
  94. DeirdreAnne (talk · contribs)
  95. DPdH (talk · contribs) Mainly work on military biographies, and minor s when required.
  96. 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.
  97. Neuropsychiatry (talk · contribs)
  98. Dsp13 (talk · contribs) Added categories (esp. birth & death year) to biographies, esp. female
  99. DutchTreat (talk · contribs) Mainly working on categories of living people, but would like to do more ing.
  100. Dwaipayanc (talk · contribs) Have ed some biography articles, would like to be involved more.
  101. Eagledj (talk · contribs) Bios of musicians, songwriters, record producers, with GA and DYK noms
  102. Eagleye1001 (talk · contribs) Bios of military figures and occasionally miscellaneous figures throughout history.
  103. Eewilson (talk · contribs) Women scientists, botanists
  104. Egeymi (talk · contribs) Saudi royal family members, Arab politicians and additions to the existing articles about them.
  105. EileenSanda (talk · contribs) I have started and ed some articles mainly about people from the Faroe Islands or related to the Faroe Islands, sportspeople, artists, musicians etc.
  106. EmphasisMine (talk · contribs) Mainly interested in Roman imperial biography
  107. Eruditescholar (talk · contribs)
  108. Esowteric (talk · contribs) Sufis, social scientists, writers
  109. Ewingdo (talk · contribs) - interested in medicine and science related biographies
  110. Extraordinary Writ (talk · contribs)
  111. Fairgeek (talk · contribs)- I write articles about influential women in history who have often been overlooked or forgotten.
  112. Faizanalivarya (talk · contribs)- Public & notables figures, politicians and a person who deserve to be on Wikipedia and fulfilling policies of our beloved Wikipedia.
  113. Farang Rak Tham (talk · contribs)- Religious figures.
  114. 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.
  115. DoshNomad (talk · contribs) - writing about a wide range of topics and people
  116. FeralOink (talk · contribs) Improving stub-class Science and academia articles and BLPs of women.
  117. Fiddlersmouth (talk · contribs) Mainly masonic
  118. Firstclass306 (talk · contribs) 99% Political figures, mainly in the United States Congress.
  119. Fitindia (talk · contribs)
  120. Fjarlq (talk · contribs) – Science and history
  121. Fourthords (talk · contribs)
  122. FrostFairBlade (talk · contribs) - Biographies of Asians
  123. FunkyCanute (talk · contribs)
  124. Gaia Octavia Agrippa (talk · contribs) – Most military biographies, but i add infoboxes to any biography i can.
  125. Garrett.stephens (talk · contribs) I'll take stuff related to Santa Cruz hip culture and existential philosophers (misc. liberal arts things) for 500, Alex
  126. General George Marshall (talk · contribs) - Interested in 20th century military figures. Currently improving and expanding George C. Marshall's page.
  127. Geertivp (talk · contribs) - Wellknown Women
  128. GetDaFacts (talk · contribs) – popular culture, artists, poets & writers, filmmakers
  129. GimliDotNet (talk · contribs) - general s, including keeping tack of BLP violations on BB articles.
  130. Globg (talk · contribs) Adding birth and death dates and places.
  131. Go Phightins! (talk · contribs)- mostly politicians and athletes
  132. Gobonobo (talk · contribs) – US political biographies, women's history
  133. Gothicfilm (talk · contribs)
  134. Graham11 (talk · contribs)
  135. Grand'mere Eugene (talk · contribs) – Women artist, Women in Red/Physicists, and Oregon bios
  136. greghenderson2006 (talk · contribs) - I am very interested in American biographies and genealogy.
  137. 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.
  138. Halvorsen brian (talk · contribs) – I mainly work on sports (baseball) related bios.
  139. Ham II (talk · contribs) Contributions on what you might loosely group as 'art world figures' – artists and architects but also academics, museum directors etc.
  140. Hekerui (talk · contribs) Working mostly on U.S. politicians and musicians.
  141. Heuh0 (talk · contribs) Generally scientists, engineers, philosophers and entrepreneurs
  142. HitroMilanese (talk · contribs) Biography of sportster is my major:)
  143. Hjal (talk · contribs)--Hjal 07:34, 24 November 2006 (UTC)[reply]
  144. 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.
  145. Hardyisback11188 (talk · contribs) – Bollywood, Artist, bussinessman, startup, investment and other.
  146. Iamreallygoodatcheckers (talk · contribs)- Interested in local governments and local politicians. I am also interested in state legislators.
  147. IIVYLII (talk · contribs)- working on Paul Colin stubs
  148. Icem4k (talk · contribs) - Intrested in people of public interest.
  149. SemperDoctus (talk · contribs) - I'm interested in biographies of red linked articles not yet written for development to help fill in the gaps on notable but lesser known individuals IlliniGradResearch (talk) 01:15, 1 August 2009 (UTC)[reply]
  150. 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]
  151. Indylover2010 (talk · contribs) - I mostly make biographies of politicians of all nationalities.
  152. Innotata (talk · contribs) The odd biologist or obscure historical figure
  153. Isinbill (talk · contribs) – Most of the articles I have published are about people in the colonial Southwest and colonial Florida.
  154. XR98 (talk · contribs) Will be working on sportpersons, notable African and Asian leaders and Science-related persons
  155. Jack1956 (talk · contribs) – biographies of people I have known or who just interest me
  156. Jamesmcardle (talk · contribs) adding and elaborating photographer bios especially mid C20th and contemporary.
  157. Jane023 (talk · contribs)
  158. Janisterzaj (talk · contribs) Slovenian people.
  159. Javert2113 (talk · contribs) Politicians, mostly, but interesting folks from all areas may pique my interest.
  160. Jburke2005 (talk · contribs) I'm here to work on expanding the information available on my notable ancestors
  161. 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.
  162. Fourth ventricle (talk · contribs)
  163. JMSwtlk (talk · contribs) For now, interested in New England colonials.
  164. Joaquin008 (talk · contribs)
  165. Jobrjobr (talk · contribs) I have created professional biographies of illustrators associated with the film industry.
  166. 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.
  167. 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.
  168. Jokestress (talk · contribs) I have created hundreds of biographies, primarily from red links.
  169. Jonyungk (talk · contribs)
  170. Joshua Issac (talk · contribs) 02:43, 12 November 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  171. JPRiley (talk · contribs) American architects, engineers and landscape architects of the 19th and 20th centuries.
  172. Juan de Bolas (talk · contribs) Primarily Jamaican political bios, as well as physicists and mathematicians
  173. Julius177 (talk · contribs) – Targeting well-researched figures with inexplicably poor coverage on Wikipedia, especially foreign military and political figures
  174. Jusdafax (talk · contribs) As of 2016 I've been likely to work on a wide range from political to music figures to historical bios.
  175. Justus Nussbaum (talk · contribs) – All sorts of culture people: writers, musicians, artists, researchers, journalists. Mostly contemporaries, I'm not a historian!
  176. LavenhamHistorian (talk · contribs) Baronets, Peers, English public schools and Zimbabwe/Rhodesia
  177. 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.
  178. Kekki1978 (talk · contribs) Most interested in Twentieth Century musicians
  179. KenBailey (talk · contribs) Some WWII PoWs, Trade Unionists, Scientists and others
  180. KenWalker (talk · contribs) — So far I have been working on current and past Canadian political figures, particularly BC (where I am) and Sask.--KenWalker | Talk 07:22, 10 August 2006 (UTC)[reply]
  181. 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
  182. KFFOWLER (talk · contribs) - My background is in U.S. professional theater, acting, directing, producing
  183. KGV (talk · contribs)
  184. Kierzek (talk · contribs) Biographies WWII figures and US History.
  185. Kirbanzo (talk · contribs) - I often combat vandalism on biographies, and I'm interested in biographical articles.
  186. Kimon (talk · contribs)
  187. Kingboyk (talk · contribs) 17:47, 30 July 2006 (UTC) I've written and contributed to many biographical articles so I may as well sign up.[reply]
  188. Kj cheetham (talk · contribs) Mostly scientists
  189. 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*)
  190. Indubitably (talk · contribs) I work mostly with references/citations. Ensuring they are adequate, accurate, and properly formatted, particularly for quotes and claims.
  191. LadyofShalott (talk · contribs) assorted people who interest me or whose bios catch my eye
  192. LadyRose2001 (talk · contribs) I do alot of actresses and actors bios. Mostly classic stars from 1930's to 1960's.
  193. Leszek Jańczuk (talk · contribs) I have written 8 articles and I intend create them more
  194. Joshua Scott (talk · contribs) aka Joshua Scott. Working mostly on referencing unreferenced BLPs from the backlog. Happy to help with other things.
  195. Lightbluerain (talk · contribs) I like writing and reading biographical articles.
  196. Lisztrachmaninovfan (talk · contribs)
  197. 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.
  198. Ramitmahajan (talk · contribs) Created some biographies and got them to DYK
  199. Lquilter (talk · contribs) Working to add biographies of notable female scientists.
  200. L235 (talk · contribs)
  201. Libertybison (talk · contribs)
  202. Hekerui (talk · contribs) Working mostly on U.S. politicians and musicians.
  203. LuckyWiki26 (talk · contribs) (Have already written several biography stubs, plan to focus on American politicians)
  204. Iamreallygoodatcheckers (talk · contribs) working to and create biographies of politicians
  205. Macdonald-ross (talk · contribs) biogs of natural historians and biological scientists.
  206. Magnoliasouth (talk · contribs) Able to help with general formatting, grammar and overall improvement of articles. I prefer historical biographies.
  207. Maias (talk · contribs) – mainly biologists, naturalists, explorers and wildlife artists, especially those with Asian or Australasian significance
  208. DENAMAX (talk · contribs) Maxim Stoyalov
  209. Maneesh2312 (talk · contribs) interested in Indian boigraphiesUser permanently blocked
  210. Mantanmoreland (talk · contribs) I done a few, so join I doUser permanently blocked
  211. Mar4d (talk · contribs) – Mostly interested in creating and improving biographies of notable Pakistani personalities
  212. Margor.88 (talk · contribs) Brian Skerry Bio page
  213. Mark Miller (talk · contribs)
  214. Markworthen (talk · contribs)
  215. Martinscriminalcode (talk · contribs)
  216. 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
  217. Masterpiece2000 (talk · contribs) I have created biographies of economists, politicians, psychologists, and other notable people.User permanently blocked
  218. Rachel Thorn (talk · contribs) Japanese manga artists (the older the better), prewar Japanese children's and women's magazine illustrators.
  219. MaynardClark (talk · contribs) – I have worked on hundreds of biography articles, many of them Harvard Faculty and journalists.
  220. Mbcoats (talk · contribs) I am usually working on Texas figures, with a focus on arts and politics.
  221. MChew (talk · contribs) Japanese military & literary figures, Russo-Japanese War military
  222. 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.
  223. Mesmeilleurs (talk · contribs)
  224. MeumInfernum (talk · contribs) Former Latin and Roman history/culture student interested in improving sources and information in various topics.
  225. Michael Goodyear (talk · contribs)
  226. 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.
  227. Michael riber jorgensen (talk · contribs) I can help out with anything, but mainly (Northern) European stuff. I use the signature dllu.
  228. Michaelh2001 (talk · contribs) My main focus, as my recent s show, will be the proper categorization of recent deaths. When someone with a Wikipedia page dies, often the early s are sloppy or incomplete. I aim to fix that! :-) AlaskaMike (talk) 22:27, 20 January 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  229. MichelCastagne (talk · contribs) Novelists.
  230. Micov (talk · contribs) – Photographer, and writer for newspaper, fact-checker of Bios, also writes about New England country music.User permanently blocked
  231. Micnous (talk · contribs)
  232. MiddleAgedBanana (talk · contribs) Pro athletes, musicians, and actors.
  233. Mill 1 (talk · contribs) – Improving the deaths lists; working my way back from 2005. Incidently creating bio's based on WP:MWA
  234. M G Tuffen (talk · contribs) Mostly actors, particularly those in sci-fi genre
  235. Mission (talk · contribs) Wikifying; formatting; copying: all improvements to already written bios.
  236. Mkettleson (talk · contribs) Fact- and source-checking, copy-ing, Wikipedia policy compliance on notability
  237. Mlajum (talk · contribs) Working on biographies of Africans
  238. Mohmd81 (talk · contribs) Interested in contributing to biographies of journalists, especially women journalist
  239. MrLinkinPark333 (talk · contribs) Primarily sportspeople, musicians, and award winners/hall of famers
  240. MrMeAndMrMe (talk · contribs) Trying to improve biography stubs, I particularially do ones that are close to home
  241. User-multi error: "MRRaja001" is not a valid project or language code (help).
  242. Mtjannetta (talk · contribs) Working on bios of lesser-known silent film stars, directors, writers
  243. MurielMary (talk · contribs) Women, especially historical figures from New Zealand
  244. Muhammad Shafayet Hossain (talk · contribs) - Working on bios of architects and artists.
  245. Musdan77 (talk · contribs) I've been working on biographies almost from the beginning (8 years now), mostly musicians, then actors, and others.
  246. Ms Kabintie (talk · contribs)  - Keen on Biographies of women in Kenya, human rights activists, actors and women in Media
  247. Mycranthebigman (talk · contribs) Alaska fan
  248. NMKNvonMassow (talk · contribs) English/German Jazz philosophizer with strong Theatre/Film background.
  249. Nannochloropsis (talk · contribs) New England biographies
  250. Nataev (talk · contribs) Working on biographies of Uzbeks
  251. Natsubee (talk · contribs) – usually working on biographies of Ghanaians.
  252. NBA Fan44 (talk · contribs) Mostly working biographies of former NBA players
  253. NavinS (talk · contribs) I usually working on Kannada, Karnataka related biographies and articles.
  254. Neuralia (talk · contribs) Interested in science biographies
  255. Nerguy (talk · contribs) Improving Jewish biographies
  256. Netoholic (talk · contribs) – working on the infobox and standardization of article layout
  257. Nightenbelle (talk · contribs)
  258. NightWolf1223 (talk · contribs)
  259. Noswall59 (talk · contribs) - I am interested in biographies of British politicians, businessmen and noblemen from the 18th-20th centuries. Joined on 28 April 2014.
  260. Nzd (talk · contribs) Most of my content creation relates to association football bios.
  261. OCNative (talk · contribs) My main focuses are United States (with an emphasis on California) politicians, judges, and other government figures.
  262. Olibroman (talk · contribs) My main focus is on academics.User permanently blocked
  263. Ohiohistorygeek (talk · contribs) Mostly interested in people and places in Ohio history. Also geography, martial arts and books.
  264. Orville (talk · contribs)
  265. Osioni (talk · contribs) – created, expanded many articles/biographies on Irish history, turn of 19th/20th century.
  266. otr500 (talk · contribs)  Varied interest in Wikipedia which includes history and biographies. Intend to rate articles that are lagging.
  267. Oughtta Be Otters (talk · contribs) Generally interested in contemporary and historical women and minoritized peoples.
  268. Paleorthid (talk · contribs) Interested in natural scientists.
  269. Parsedan (talk · contribs) Interested in microhistory.
  270. Parkwells (talk · contribs) 19th-century women and minorities, people on the frontier; have also worked on many other articles
  271. PC78 (talk · contribs) Some South Korean actors, but also anything else that takes my interest
  272. Pdcook (talk · contribs) – I am mostly interested in creating/ing 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.
  273. Penale52 (talk · contribs)
  274. 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.
  275. Peterkingiron (talk · contribs) My interest is mainly industrial and transport history. In that context, I have contributed or ed a few articles.
  276. Phase4 (talk · contribs) I've inaugurated quite a few articles and biographies, and have ed 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
  277. Philip Cross (talk · contribs) Most of my contributions to WP are to biographies, so adding myself to this list seems perfectly natural.
  278. Philosopher (talk · contribs) – Politics and Government workgroup.
  279. 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.
  280. Piotrus (talk · contribs) I write a lot of bio articles, and I'll try to help with the B-class reviews.
  281. Pokerplayer513 (talk · contribs)
  282. Polluxian (talk · contribs) – Bio's of Sportspersons.
  283. Demagoras (talk · contribs) – It's fun and helpful for others, that's all
  284. Presidentman (talk · contribs)
  285. Cyberarchivist (talk · contribs)- Working on tech biographies.
  286. Proscribe (talk · contribs)
  287. Purplebackpack89 (talk · contribs) – Improving American Bios
  288. Pvosta (talk · contribs) – working on biographies of Belgians.
  289. Spheromakquanta (talk · contribs)-Musicians,Bollywood actors ,Playback singers,Physics related article,Biology
  290. Qqqqqq (talk · contribs) – Politics and Government workgroup.
  291. QuintusPetillius (talk · contribs) I have written a few biographies on ancient Scots from the Clan Munro.
  292. GreenOrca (talk) 21:10, 13 November 2013 (UTC) Interested in writing quality biographies[reply]
  293. Ramonthomas (talk) 11:13, 2 April 2019 (UTC) Writing biographies of mostly South African people[reply]
  294. 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.
  295. Ray3055 (talk · contribs) – Interested in creating pages for scientists, academics, and others that have made a difference.
  296. Rconroy (talk · contribs) – I write biographies of pianists and, occasionally, contribute to biographies of composers. Otherwise harmless.
  297. Reechard (talk · contribs) – Um, I'm a pianist, composer and writer.
  298. 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]
  299. Researcher1944 (talk · contribs) - Military and military aviation biographies, usually WW2, improved several but prefer to write new biographies.
  300. Rickyurs (talk · contribs) Biographies of personalities connected with films and television.
  301. RLamb (talk · contribs) – Minor persons and topics, usually 19th c., I come across while browsing.
  302. rlhardesty (talk · contribs) – varied interests, will be popping up hither and yon. Glacierman 19:59, 22 December 2006 (UTC)[reply]
  303. RoyalObserver (talk · contribs) - History & Political science student who focuses on Canadian Military Personnel and Politicians
  304. Runner1928 (talk · contribs) - Americans in underrepresented regions of the country
  305. 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.
  306. Rusted AutoParts (talk · contribs) – Actively beginning to contribute
  307. Rwberndt (talk · contribs) – Working on biographies of brass instrument manufacturers and virtuoso performers.
  308. BranStark (talk · contribs) – have been actively contributing to biographies related to movie/tv stars and singers
  309. Navenp (talk) 16:15, 30 September 2021 (UTC)[reply]
  310. S.dedalus (talk · contribs) I specialize in composers, but will do a musician or two in a pinch.
  311. Samir (talk · contribs) – physicians and Canadians
  312. Samee (talk · contribs)
  313. Samuel.dellit (talk · contribs)  – Focused on History of broadcasting in Australia but creating and expanding biographies of key individuals as encountered
  314. SamWilson989 (talk · contribs) - attempting to empty this category: - and keep it empty.
  315. Sandhuman66 (talk · contribs) - focused on historical British educationists and educational theorists
  316. Sangdeboeuf (talk · contribs)
  317. SanLeone (talk · contribs)
  318. Sarahj2107 (talk · contribs) – I'm mostly interested in scientists or science related academics
  319. Scribblingwoman (talk · contribs) – Women writers (18thc UK) are my main interest.
  320. Seacactus 13 (talk · contribs)
  321. Sentient Planet (talk · contribs) Animal rights activists, murderers and musicians
  322. Sgfoote (talk · contribs) – articles and biographies related to Guernsey
  323. Shari Garland (talk · contribs) - translation from Russian, articles and biographies in the Russian Nuclear R & D category.
  324. Shruti14 (talk · contribs) am interested in several fields
  325. Shtove (talk · contribs) – wrote most of the articles in the category.
  326. Silver seren (talk · contribs) I am and will contribute to paleontologists.
  327. Silverwhistle (talk · contribs) Mediæval (Outremer, Montferrat); 18C Scots military personnel. Have already ed, expanded and created some pages.
  328. Sjones23 (talk · contribs) – I will help anywhere I can, especially those of musicians, composers, voice actors and actors.
  329. Leftism (talk · contribs) I've contributed to 2 FAs, both Formula One drivers (Damon Hill and Alain Prost.
  330. Skyerise (talk · contribs) - musicians
  331. SMcCandlish (talk · contribs) – main organizer of WikiProject Cue sports and do a lot of work on the bio articles in that field.
  332. 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.
  333. Spicemix (talk · contribs) Enjoy making articles more readable and more scholarly.
  334. Spinster300 (talk · contribs) I work on biographies on the requested articles WikiProject.
  335. Spohrer (talk · contribs) Enjoy category open source advocates, systems thinkers. (talk) 24:00 12 June 2018 (UTC)
  336. SVilla (talk · contribs)I am interested in Geoscientists
  337. ssriram_mt (talk · contribs) S Sriram(talk - my page - contribs) 19:38, 26 November 2011 (UTC)ssriram_mt- Indian Politicians.[reply]
  338. Squatch347 (talk · contribs) Military biographies and academic finance.
  339. Staeiou (talk · contribs)
  340. Staxringold (talk · contribs) Learned quite a bit on bio NPOV in working up Wesley Clark to featured status, happy to help wherever (going to start with the backlog on assessment). Staxringold talkcontribs 23:20, 19 March 2007 (UTC)[reply]
  341. Strawberry4Ever (talk · contribs) I can update articles with references to library books that I've checked out.
  342. Sun Creator (talk · contribs) – 12:56, 10 September 2009 (UTC) Assessment templates[reply]
  343. SuperSwift (talk · contribs) Nigerian women, politicians, academics, artists and making women red in general.
  344. 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.
  345. Sylvia Dziuba (talk · contribs) entrepreneurs, artists, designers, writers, academics.
  346. Synthfiend (talk · contribs) Working on addition and improvement of notable designers, inventors, and artists related to synthesizers and electronic music.
  347. Tachs (talk · contribs) Likes to work on biographies and India related articles
  348. Renamed user TifCc304BWT1ScjI967iwC82 (talk · contribs)
  349. TartarTorte (talk · contribs) Interest in BLPs and ensuring they have reliable sourcing.
  350. Tattoodwaitress (talk · contribs) Interest in bio's re: crime, and/or alcohol/drug addiction and 12 step
  351. Tenpop421 (talk · contribs) – Mostly interested in British biography, adapting articles from the Dictionary of National Biography.
  352. The Gnome (talk · contribs): Anything! Bring it on.
  353. The man from Gianyar (talk · contribs): Mainly Indonesians
  354. TheMightyGeneral (talk · contribs) mainly military personnel bios, but not exclusively. Focused on Georgian, Imperial Russian-and Soviet Georgian bios primarily.
  355. TheSubmarine (talk · contribs) – Historical/Political figures
  356. TheTechnician27 (talk · contribs) – 1800s US political history
  357. TheVirginiaHistorian (talk · contribs) – primary interest in US history: politics and ideas, society and migrations, cultures and change
  358. TiMike (talk · contribs) Primarily concentrating on golf, Philadelphia, and colleges.
  359. Tinucherian (talk · contribs) – Mostly interested in writing and improving Indian personalities but can definitely help in Assessment as I do for multiple projects
  360. Toddst1 (talk · contribs) Many colonial american biographies, american politicians and modern journalists
  361. TomCat4680 (talk · contribs) U.S. Presidents and politicians, historical figures, current members of the media.
  362. TommyBoy (talk · contribs), I have created multiple biography articles, mostly related to politics and government.
  363. TonyBallioni (talk · contribs), I am willing to help in anyway possible
  364. Tonymartin (talk · contribs), American history. History of American slavery. Colonial and Civil War era.
  365. 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.
  366. Toodles The Grey (talk · contribs), Biographies of academics, journalists, and anyone else I feel like.
  367. TulipsAndSunshine (talk · contribs) I'm interested in biographies of writers, artists and musicians.
  368. Sailawen (talk · contribs) Will assess history and Americans.
  369. Username901 (talk · contribs) - Interested in ancient biographies
  370. Utilizer (talk · contribs) Notables in film and music history.
  371. Varnent (talk · contribs) Interested in people involved with the LGBT community.
  372. VegaDark (talk · contribs) I've written several already (mostly on sportspersons) and plan on writing more.
  373. Vensatry (talk · contribs) I have written several BLPs mostly on Indian actors
  374. Vicedomino (talk · contribs) have worked on several Roman Catholic cardinals and Popes. Interested in history (ancient and medieval).
  375. Vidharris (talk · contribs) Interested in writers, engineers and medical scientist biographies.
  376. vonfraginoff (talk · contribs) Editing and tagging.
  377. Weissepedia (talk · contribs) German Resisters of World War II, Holocaust Survivors, historical biographies
  378. Wei4Earth (talk · contribs) Politicians.
  379. Woebegone (talk · contribs) Politicians, journalists, writers, and academics.
  380. 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.
  381. Wikinaija (talk · contribs) focusing on biographies, articles and images.
  382. 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
  383. Wikimandia (talk · contribs) — work mostly on peerage and historic bios, but will fix any article I come across
  384. Willthacheerleader18 (talk · contribs) focusing mostly on creating articles for wives and daughters of peers
  385. Xaviershorts (talk · contribs) American stage managers of the 19th and 20th centuries
  386. Xenxax (talk · contribs) – areas of interest: art, film, literature, history, culture ...
  387. SNUGGUMS (talk · contribs)
  388. Yinglong999 (talk · contribs) Wushu taolu and sanda athletes.
  389. 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 literature[reply]
  390. Zppix (talk · contribs) -Interested in biographies in general
  391. SusanLesch (talk · contribs) mostly inactive
  392. Jawad Haqbeen (talk · contribs) areas of interest, science and technology



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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.

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