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Data Error 554: Wikidata - Imprecise birth date

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Date: 14 Oct 2016
Location: Worldwidemap
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Description of Warning - 554: Wikidata - Imprecise birth date

Some WikiTree profiles are matched with a profile in WikiData see Space:Wikidata. This error indicates that the birth date in WikiTree is less precise compared to the birth date in WikiData e.g. 1814-00-00 compared to 1814-01-24.

Content of info column: Birth date, that is used in Wikidata.

Possible Causes

Birth date was entered approximately. It seems there are other sources for persons birth date.

Action Steps

This errors should be checked carefully. There are 3 possibilities of an error.

  • Wrong link to wikidata. Delete or correct the link on Wikidata. If you don't know how or don't want to edit wikidata, write a post in this G2G post and I will correct it. You can also mark error as false error.
  • Error in wikidata. Mark error as false error.
  • Error in wikitree. Correct data in wikitree and error should be gone on monday.

Check the birth date in Wikidata and try to find sources and then correct WikiTree birth date.

Warning Status

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If there are related errors for the profile, you will also see them on status page.

Full description is available on Status Help Page.

Questions and Discussions on this Warning

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You can also share your best practices, experiences, problems about this Warning by posting a questions in G2G. If you create a new G2G discussion for this Warning add tag data_doctors and db_error_554.

Technical Stuff

All profiles, that are connected to Wikidata are checked for imprecise birth date.

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