Notable people of the past and present.

Entity["Person",name] or

represents an entity of type "Person".

[prop]

gives the value of a specified property.

[{propi,}]

gives the value of a list of properties.

[prop,{qualivali,}]

gives the value of a specified property modified by qualifier rules quali->vali.

[Dated[prop,date]]

gives the value of a property associated with a particular date specification.

EntityClass["Person",{propispeci,}]

represents a class of entities with values of propi defined by speci.

Sample Entities

Properties

  • AlternateNamesother names
    AstrologicalSignastrological sign
    BirthDatedate of birth
    BirthPlaceplace of birth
    Brothersbrothers
    Childrenchildren
    ChineseZodiacSignChinese zodiac sign
    Daughtersdaughters
    DeathDatedate of death
    DeathPlaceplace of death
    Fatherfather
    FullNamefull name
    Gendergender
    Heightheight
    Husbandshusbands
    Imageimage
    MannedSpaceMissionsspace missions
    MathematicalAchievementsmathematical contributions
    Mothermother
    MovieAppearancesnotable film appearances
    MoviesDirectednotable film direction credits
    MoviesProducednotable film production credits
    MoviesWrittennotable film writing credits
    Namename
    NationalityCountriesnationality
    NetWorthnet worth
    NotableArtworksnotable artworks
    NotableAstronomicalDiscoveriesastronomical discoveries
    NotableBooksnotable books
    NotableChemistryProblemsfamous chemistry problems
    NotableFactsnotable facts
    NotableInventionsnotable inventions
    NotablePhysicsProblemsphysics contributions
    Occupationoccupation
    Parentsparents
    Siblingssiblings
    Sisterssisters
    Sonssons
    Spousesspouses
    Weightweight
    Wiveswives

Details

  • "Person" entities represent named individuals known to exist or believed to have existed in the past.
  • Some properties are available for the "Person" entity type as a whole and can be given using the form EntityValue["Person",property]. Such properties include:
  • "Properties"the list of available properties
    "PropertyCanonicalNames"the standard names of available properties
    "SampleEntities"a sample list of available entities (typically of length 10)
    "SampleEntityClasses"a sample list of available entity classes (typically of length 10)
    "EntityCount"number of entities available
    "Entities"the list of available entities
    "EntityCanonicalNames"the standard names of available entities
    "EntityClasses"the list of available entity classes
    "EntityClassCanonicalNames"the standard names of available entity classes
    "PropertyClasses"the list of available property classes
    "PropertyClassCanonicalNames"the standard names of available property classes
    "PropertyCount"number of properties available
  • The following annotations can be used in the third argument of EntityValue["Person",property,annotation]:
  • "Source"source information for the property
    "Date"the date associated with the entity-property value (if any)
    "EntityAssociation"an association of entities and entity-property values
    "PropertyAssociation"an association of properties and entity-property values
    "EntityPropertyAssociation"an association in which the specified entities are keys, and values are a nested association of properties and entity-property values
    "PropertyEntityAssociation"an association in which the specified properties are keys, and values are a nested association of entities and entity-property values
    "Dataset"a dataset in which the specified entities are keys, and values are an association of property names and entity-property values
  • The following annotations can be used in the second argument of EntityValue[property,annotation]:
  • "Qualifiers"the list of possible qualifiers for the property
    "QualifierValues"the list of possible values that can be given to each qualifier
    "DefaultQualifierValues"the list of default values for the property's qualifiers
    "Description"a brief textual description of the property
    "Definition"a detailed textual definition of the property
    "PhysicalQuantity"the physical quantity associated with the entity-property value
    "Unit"the unit associated with the entity-property value
  • A qualifier value of Automatic indicates that an applicable format of values can be used; e.g. for the "Date" qualifier, this includes a proper date or date span.

Examples

Basic Examples  (4)

Use for entity discovery:

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Find a property value for an entity:

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Retrieve a dataset of all available properties for an entity:

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Find notable people born in Cardiff who were more than 6 feet tall:

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