Surnames/tags: notables notable_knockouts
Each week we put up two Notables whose profiles need some TLC for community members to collaborate on. This includes adding/improving a biography, adding sources, connecting the notable to the Tree, adding photos, etc.
- Henrietta Edwards
- Joseph Stalin
- Humphrey Bogart
- Coburn Haskell
- Christian Metz
- Dorothy Arzner
- Homer Adolph Plessy
- Steven Spielberg
- Margret Rey (wife of HA Rey, both of Curious George fame), no profile
- General George S Patton
- Boxer Jack Johnson (couldn't track down a profile; looked using wives since there were so many with same name)
- Jimi Hendrix
- Ludwig Beethoven
- Heath Ledger
- John Denver
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
| Date Posted|| Notable|| Knockout|
|12/08/16||John Lennon||KO'd JD Salinger 12/08/16|
|12/08/16||J.D. Salinger||KO'd by Team Lennon; improvement completed 12/08/16|
|12/15/16||Ty Cobb||KO'd Yogi Berra 12/29/16|
|12/15/16||Yogi Berra||KO'd by Team Cobb; needs to be connected|
|12/29/16||Casey Affleck||needs bio, some details|
|12/29/16||Joel Edgerton||needs bio, connection|
|12/29/16||Andrew Garfield||needs bio, connection|
|12/29/16||Viggo Mortensen||needs bio|
|12/29/16||Denzel Washington||needs bio, connection|
|12/29/16||Jessica Chastain||needs bio, connection|
|12/29/16||Isabelle Huppert||needs bio, connection|
|12/29/16||Ruth Negga||needs bio, connection|
|12/29/16||Natalie Portman||needs bio, connection, image|
In an effort to improve our Notables profiles, we're starting up a weekly challenge called "Notable Knockouts".
Each Thursday we'll post two Notables profiles that are in need of some major TLC.
To be considered a knockout the profile has to:
- Have a detailed biography with in line citations (a bio that isn't copied from somewhere else).
- Have quality sources from somewhere other than just Wikipedia.
- Have at least one image.
- Be connected to the Global Tree.
Bonus improvements, if you want to go above and beyond, could include things like:
- Editing the person's Wikipedia profile to include links to their WikiTree profile.
- Add WikiTree ID to WikiData
- Adding relevant categories and/or templates.
- Adding to their family connections.
Once a profile reaches Knockout status, we have a nifty Notable Knockouts template we can add to the comments section.
The Challenge: We want to make this fun so we thought we'd try having teams. Each profile is posted as an answer below. If you want to work on Team Lennon, post under that answer. If you want to work on Team Salinger, post under that answer. Each "team" can communicate there about who is working on what part of the profile. Yay, collaboration!
Team members that work on the profile that reaches Knockout status first will get a fun template in the comments section of their profiles.
Note: The profile that doesn't win will move on to compete in the next Knockout!
The two Knockouts in the ring are:
Help make our Notables profiles noteworthy!
Follow the tag notable_knockouts to get updates when new Knockouts are posted!
Connection Combat Options
- Notable Knockouts: Team Beethoven vs. Team Mozart Feb 2, 2017.
- Notable Knockouts: Team Hayworth vs. Team Stapleton Jan 12, 2017.
- Notable Knockouts: Golden Globes Special Edition I Dec 30, 2016.
- Notable Knockouts: Team Berra vs. Team Cobb! Dec 15, 2016.
- Notable Knockouts Challenge: John Lennon and J.D. Salinger Dec 8, 2016.
Images: 4 Collaboration
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