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This template is used to configure the articles found in the Selected person or Selected biography section found on most Wikipedia Portal main pages. Use it on the article pages that are linked to the Selected person sub-page, e.g. Portal:Foo/Selected person/1. For the quickest and easiest way to create the Portal:Foo/Selected bar sub-page and related article links, use one of the {{Numbered subpages}} templates.

Template layoutसम्पाद्यताम्

{{Selected biography
| image   = 
| size    = 
| side    =
| caption = 
| name    = 
| born    =  <!--- Required if using "died" --->
| died    = 
| text    =  <!--- Required --->
| link    =  <!--- Required --->
| page    =
}}

Additionally, the following templates can be used in the born and died fields:

For the born field:

For the died field:

Usageसम्पाद्यताम्

It is unnecessary to include braces, quotation marks or other wiki-markup in the template. The |text= field does allow the use of wiki-markup at the contributor's discretion.

  • image - Places an image relating to the subject of the article on the left side of the section.
  • size - Sets the image size, if left out or left blank it will default to 250px.
  • side - Set the location of the image here, it will default to left if no side is specified. Use right or center as the variable.
  • caption- Creates a caption for the image.
  • name - Adds the name of the person at the top left corner of the article, automatically bolded
  • born - Adds the person's birth date, format is at contributor's discretion. Requires the name field.
  • died - Adds the person's death date, format is at contributor's discretion. Requires the born and name fields.
  • text - A brief summary of the subject.
  • link - Sets the link in the Read more... that points to the full article.

Examplesसम्पाद्यताम्

Long formसम्पाद्यताम्

The long form of this template places the subjects name immediately to the left of the portrait and gives you the option of adding birth and death years. If the |born= field is not included, the template will not include the |died= field.

{{Selected biography
| image   = Mark Twain, Brady-Handy photo portrait, Feb 7, 1871, cropped.jpg
| size    = 
| caption = Mark Twain, detail of photo by [[Mathew Brady]], February 7, 1871
| name    = Samuel Langhorne Clemens
| born    = {{birth date|1835|11|30}}
| died    = {{death date and age|1910|4|21|1835|11|30}}
| text    = Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by the [[pen name]] '''Mark Twain''', ...
| link    = Mark Twain
}}

Will yield this:

Mark Twain, detail of photo by Mathew Brady, February 7, 1871
Samuel Langhorne Clemens
b. (१८३५-वाचनिकदोषः : < इत्येतत् अनपेक्षितं चिह्नम् ।-३०)३०, १८३५ – d. २१, १९१०(१९१०-वाचनिकदोषः : अनपेक्षितम् उद्गारचिह्नम ४-२१) (आयुः ७४)

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Twain is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, During his lifetime, Twain became a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists and European royalty.

Twain enjoyed immense public popularity, and his keen wit and incisive satire earned him praise from both critics and peers. American author William Faulkner called Twain "the father of American literature."

More selected biographies... Read more...

Because the |name= field formats the subject's name so that it is in bold text, it is suggested that you do not put the subject's name in bold in the text of the article.

Short formसम्पाद्यताम्

{{Selected biography
| image   = Mark Twain, Brady-Handy photo portrait, Feb 7, 1871, cropped.jpg
| size    = 
| side    = right
| caption = Mark Twain, detail of photo by [[Mathew Brady]], February 7, 1871
| text    = '''Samuel Langhorne Clemens''', better known by the [[pen name]] '''Mark Twain''', ...
| link    = Mark Twain
}}

Will yield this:

Mark Twain, detail of photo by Mathew Brady, February 7, 1871
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Twain is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, During his lifetime, Twain became a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists and European royalty.

Twain enjoyed immense public popularity, and his keen wit and incisive satire earned him praise from both critics and peers. American author William Faulkner called Twain "the father of American literature."

More selected biographies... Read more...

See alsoसम्पाद्यताम्

Main portal creation templates
Main portal page formatting templates
Templates that configure links
These templates are used to format the articles on the sub-pages

{{Selected X}} - Generic template for situations not listed below.

Related templates

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