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The following is a sample layout for biographical articles. It may be subst'd into a new article by:

  1. copying {{subst:biography}} and pasting it into a new article
  2. save the article with the subject's name
  3. editing the article to reflect facts on the subject

The following material will automatically appear in the new article when the above instructions are followed.



Subject's popular name (b. birthyear – d. deathyear) can be a lead-in to the subject's real, formal, or extended name. Describe the subject's nationality and profession(s) in which the subject is most notable. Provide a description of the subject's major contributions in the immediately relevant field(s) of notable expertise.[1]

Contents

[edit] Biography

Ensure that the following sections are organized by year. For instance, the section Marriage and children might be presented before or after the Expanded descriptions, and vice versa.

[edit] Early life

Explain the subject's early life historically using a journalistic style.[2]

[edit] Marriage and children

If the subject married and produced offspring, describe the marriage and list the immediate offspring.

[edit] Expanded description

If an event that occurred in the life of the subject requires further explanation, elaborate.

[edit] Expanded description

If an event that occurred in the life of the subject requires further explanation, elaborate.

[edit] Death and afterward

[If applicable] Legacy If any, describe.


[edit] Philosophical and/or political views

If any, describe.[3]


[edit] Awards

(If any)


[edit] Trivia

  • This is an example.


[edit] References

  1. Last, first (date). Name of page. Page xx. Publisher: xxxx
  2. Last, first (date). Name of page. Page xx. Publisher: xxxx
  3. Last, first (date). Name of page. Page xx. Publisher: xxxx

Include a bibliography reference listed in MLA format.


[edit] See also

List related internal (BattleTechWiki) articles in alphabetical order. Common nouns are listed first. Proper nouns follow.


[edit] External links

List official websites, organizations named after the subject, and other interesting yet relevant websites. No spam.


Delete this comment and the category below that is not relevant.

Ex: If this were an article about [[Hanse Davion]], delete [[Category:PeopleReal]].

[[Category:Characters|{{PAGENAME}}]] [[Category:PeopleReal|{{PAGENAME}}]]