List of Wikipedia people

The list of Wikipedia people includes notable editors, founders, and functionaries of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales, former Wikimedia Foundation executive director Katherine Maher, and other Wikipedians at Wikimania 2017

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Faizul Latif Chowdhury
 
Danese Cooper

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Siân Evans, McKensie Mack, Michael Mandiberg, and Jacqueline Mabey (left to right) of Art+Feminism

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  • Tomasz Ganicz, former president of Wikimedia Polska (2007–2018)
  • Sue Gardner, former executive director, Wikimedia Foundation (2007–2014)
  • David Gerard, author about cryptocurrencies
  • Susan Gerbic, founder and leader of the Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia (GSoW) project
  • Mike Godwin, former general counsel for the Wikimedia Foundation (2007–2010)

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James Heilman

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Maryana Iskander, chief executive officer of the Wikimedia Foundation
  • Maryana Iskander, chief executive officer of the Wikimedia Foundation (2022–present)

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Justin Knapp

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Andrew Lih

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Emna Mizouni

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Felix Nartey

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Steven Pruitt

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Former Wikimedia Foundation executive director Lila Tretikov

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  • Volodymyr Vakulenko (1972–2022), Ukrainian literary figure who was murdered during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine
  • Oscar van Dillen, first chairperson of the Dutch chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation
  • Luis Villa, an American attorney and programmer who worked for the Wikimedia Foundation

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Adrianne Wadewitz

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  • Taha Yasseri, associate professor of sociology at University College Dublin, Ireland

See also edit

References edit

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