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Networked Pantheon: a Relational Database of Globally Famous People

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posted on 2020-10-30, 11:04 authored by Pablo Beytía, Janosch Schobin
Video 1 - What historical structure is implicit in the biographical repository of notable people in Wikipedia? This video uses the Networked Pantheon database (Beytía & Schobin 2020) to show some of the most basic historical patterns that biographies in Wikipedia generate. It shows the joint evolution of geographic, occupational, and network patterns in biographies of world-renowned people (those with biographies available in more than 25 languages).