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Vital articles is a list of subjects for which Wikipedia should have corresponding high-quality articles. It serves as a centralized watchlist to track the status of Wikipedia's most essential articles. Approximately one thousand articles on this page constitute the Level 3 list. This is one of eleven Level 4 sub-lists of ten thousand articles and is currently under construction.

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People (1976 articles)[edit]

Entertainers (115 articles)[edit]

Actors (45 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Fred Astaire
  2. B-Class article Amitabh Bachchan
  3. B-Class article Roberto Benigni
  4. B-Class article Former featured article Humphrey Bogart
  5. B-Class article Marlon Brando
  6. Start-Class article Richard Burbage
  7. Good article James Cagney
  8. Featured article Charlie Chaplin
  9. B-Class article Sean Connery
  10. Good article Gary Cooper
  11. C-Class article Robert De Niro
  12. C-Class article Gérard Depardieu
  13. Good article Clint Eastwood
  14. B-Class article Former featured article Henry Fonda
  15. B-Class article Clark Gable
  16. B-Class article David Garrick
  17. Featured article John Gielgud
  18. B-Class article Cary Grant
  19. B-Class article Alec Guinness
  20. C-Class article Tom Hanks
  21. C-Class article Delisted good article Kamal Haasan
  22. B-Class article Anthony Hopkins
  23. C-Class article Henry Irving
  24. C-Class article Derek Jacobi
  25. Start-Class article Shintaro Katsu
  26. C-Class article Edmund Kean
  27. C-Class article Buster Keaton
  28. B-Class article Gene Kelly
  29. C-Class article Klaus Kinski
  30. B-Class article Charles Laughton
  31. B-Class article Bruce Lee
  32. Start-Class article Jean Marais
  33. Start-Class article Marcello Mastroianni
  34. Good article Former featured article Ian McKellen
  35. C-Class article Toshiro Mifune
  36. C-Class article Jack Nicholson
  37. C-Class article Philippe Noiret
  38. Featured article Laurence Olivier
  39. C-Class article Peter O'Toole
  40. C-Class article Gregory Peck
  41. B-Class article Sidney Poitier
  42. Good article Rajinikanth
  43. B-Class article James Stewart
  44. Good article Spencer Tracy
  45. C-Class article John Wayne

Actresses (39 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Isabelle Adjani
  2. B-Class article Julie Andrews
  3. C-Class article Lauren Bacall
  4. B-Class article Ingrid Bergman
  5. B-Class article Sarah Bernhardt
  6. B-Class article Claudette Colbert
  7. Good article Joan Crawford
  8. Featured article Bette Davis
  9. B-Class article Doris Day
  10. B-Class article Judi Dench
  11. B-Class article Marlene Dietrich
  12. B-Class article Edith Evans
  13. B-Class article Greta Garbo
  14. Featured article Judy Garland
  15. Start-Class article Lillian Gish
  16. Start-Class article Setsuko Hara
  17. B-Class article Rita Hayworth
  18. B-Class article Audrey Hepburn
  19. Featured article Katharine Hepburn
  20. Start-Class article Isabelle Huppert
  21. C-Class article Grace Kelly
  22. Good article Deborah Kerr
  23. Featured article Vivien Leigh
  24. C-Class article Sophia Loren
  25. C-Class article Ida Lupino
  26. B-Class article Ethel Merman
  27. B-Class article Helen Mirren
  28. C-Class article Marilyn Monroe
  29. Start-Class article Jeanne Moreau
  30. C-Class article Vanessa Redgrave
  31. C-Class article Ginger Rogers
  32. Start-Class article Hanna Schygulla
  33. B-Class article Maggie Smith
  34. B-Class article Barbara Stanwyck
  35. C-Class article Meryl Streep
  36. B-Class article Elizabeth Taylor
  37. C-Class article Shirley Temple
  38. B-Class article Ellen Terry
  39. B-Class article Mae West

Dancers (8 articles)[edit]

Ballet (5 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Mikhail Baryshnikov
  2. C-Class article Margot Fonteyn
  3. C-Class article Vaslav Nijinsky
  4. B-Class article Rudolf Nureyev
  5. C-Class article Anna Pavlova

Modern (3 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Josephine Baker
  2. B-Class article Isadora Duncan
  3. C-Class article Martha Graham

Comedians (18 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Abbott and Costello
  2. C-Class article Woody Allen
  3. B-Class article Delisted good article Lucille Ball
  4. C-Class article Mel Brooks
  5. C-Class article Lenny Bruce
  6. C-Class article Carol Burnett
  7. B-Class article George Carlin
  8. B-Class article Peter Cook
  9. C-Class article Bill Cosby
  10. Start-Class article Louis de Funès
  11. B-Class article Jackie Gleason
  12. C-Class article Delisted good article Laurel and Hardy
  13. B-Class article Steve Martin
  14. B-Class article Marx Brothers
  15. B-Class article Delisted good article Monty Python
  16. B-Class article Richard Pryor
  17. C-Class article Jerry Seinfeld
  18. B-Class article Robin Williams

Hosts and performers (5 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Johnny Carson
  2. Start-Class article Dick Clark
  3. B-Class article Harry Houdini
  4. B-Class article Marcel Marceau
  5. Start-Class article Ed Sullivan

Visual artists (108 articles)[edit]

Western painters and illustrators (64 articles)[edit]

Ancient era (2 articles)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Parrhasius
  2. Start-Class article Zeuxis

Medieval era (3 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Giotto
  2. C-Class article Hieronymus Bosch
  3. C-Class article Jan van Eyck

Renaissance to early modern era (17 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Delisted good article Caravaggio
  2. C-Class article Delisted good article Jacques-Louis David
  3. C-Class article Albrecht Dürer
  4. B-Class article Thomas Gainsborough
  5. Featured article El Greco
  6. C-Class article Francisco Goya
  7. C-Class article William Hogarth
  8. Good article Former featured article Leonardo da Vinci
  9. C-Class article Masaccio
  10. C-Class article Michelangelo
  11. B-Class article Nicolas Poussin
  12. B-Class article Raphael
  13. Good article Former featured article Rembrandt
  14. C-Class article Peter Paul Rubens
  15. C-Class article Titian
  16. C-Class article Former featured article Diego Velázquez
  17. B-Class article Johannes Vermeer

Modern era (painters) (32 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Paul Cézanne
  2. B-Class article Marc Chagall
  3. C-Class article Former featured article Salvador Dalí
  4. B-Class article Edgar Degas
  5. B-Class article Marcel Duchamp
  6. B-Class article Thomas Eakins
  7. C-Class article Paul Gauguin
  8. Good article Vincent van Gogh
  9. B-Class article Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
  10. B-Class article Frida Kahlo
  11. C-Class article Delisted good article Wassily Kandinsky
  12. B-Class article Paul Klee
  13. C-Class article René Magritte
  14. B-Class article Édouard Manet
  15. C-Class article Franz Marc
  16. C-Class article Henri Matisse
  17. C-Class article Delisted good article Piet Mondrian
  18. C-Class article Claude Monet
  19. B-Class article Edvard Munch
  20. B-Class article Georgia O'Keeffe
  21. C-Class article Pablo Picasso
  22. B-Class article Jackson Pollock
  23. B-Class article Frederic Remington
  24. B-Class article Pierre-Auguste Renoir
  25. Start-Class article Gerhard Richter
  26. B-Class article Diego Rivera
  27. Start-Class article Henri Rousseau
  28. C-Class article John Singer Sargent
  29. B-Class article Georges Seurat
  30. B-Class article Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
  31. C-Class article J. M. W. Turner
  32. B-Class article Andy Warhol

Cartoonists, comics artists, and illustrators (10 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Carl Barks
  2. Start-Class article Aubrey Beardsley
  3. B-Class article Will Eisner
  4. C-Class article Jean Giraud
  5. Good article Hergé
  6. B-Class article Jack Kirby
  7. Good article Winsor McCay
  8. B-Class article Norman Rockwell
  9. B-Class article Dr. Seuss
  10. C-Class article Osamu Tezuka

Other visual arts (39 articles)[edit]

Sculptors (7 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  2. B-Class article Joseph Beuys
  3. B-Class article Constantin Brâncuși
  4. C-Class article Donatello
  5. Start-Class article Alberto Giacometti
  6. Featured article Henry Moore
  7. Good article Auguste Rodin

Architects (22 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Alvar Aalto
  2. Start-Class article Tadao Ando
  3. C-Class article Le Corbusier
  4. B-Class article Buckminster Fuller
  5. Good article Antoni Gaudí
  6. B-Class article Frank Gehry
  7. B-Class article Walter Gropius
  8. Start-Class article Zaha Hadid
  9. Start-Class article Imhotep
  10. C-Class article Philip Johnson
  11. B-Class article Louis Kahn
  12. C-Class article Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  13. B-Class article Frederick Law Olmsted
  14. C-Class article Oscar Niemeyer
  15. C-Class article Andrea Palladio
  16. Featured article I. M. Pei
  17. B-Class article Mimar Sinan
  18. B-Class article Louis Sullivan
  19. B-Class article Vitruvius
  20. B-Class article Christopher Wren
  21. C-Class article Frank Lloyd Wright
  22. Start-Class article Peter Zumthor

Designers (4 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Marcel Breuer
  2. C-Class article Coco Chanel
  3. Start-Class article Charles and Ray Eames
  4. B-Class article Raymond Loewy

Photographers (5 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Ansel Adams
  2. B-Class article Henri Cartier-Bresson
  3. B-Class article Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky
  4. B-Class article Man Ray
  5. B-Class article Edward Weston

Instrument makers (1 article)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Antonio Stradivari

Non-Western traditions (5 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Hokusai
  2. B-Class article Hiroshige
  3. Start-Class article Kanō Masanobu
  4. Start-Class article Sesshū Tōyō
  5. Start-Class article Shitao

Writers (251 articles)[edit]

Ancient (15 articles)[edit]

Post-classical (28 articles)[edit]

Early modern (27 articles)[edit]

Modern (181 articles)[edit]

Africa (7 articles)[edit]

  1. Featured article Chinua Achebe
  2. C-Class article Ben Okri
  3. C-Class article Naguib Mahfouz
  4. B-Class article Wole Soyinka
  5. Start-Class article Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
  6. B-Class article J. M. Coetzee
  7. B-Class article Nadine Gordimer

Americas (50 articles)[edit]

US and Canada (42 articles)

  1. C-Class article Former featured article Isaac Asimov
  2. C-Class article Margaret Atwood
  3. C-Class article Saul Bellow
  4. C-Class article Ray Bradbury
  5. Start-Class article Raymond Chandler
  6. B-Class article Philip K. Dick
  7. Featured article Emily Dickinson
  8. B-Class article T. S. Eliot
  9. B-Class article Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. C-Class article William Faulkner
  11. C-Class article F. Scott Fitzgerald
  12. B-Class article Robert Frost
  13. B-Class article Allen Ginsberg
  14. Start-Class article Dashiell Hammett
  15. B-Class article Delisted good article Nathaniel Hawthorne
  16. C-Class article Former featured article Robert A. Heinlein
  17. Featured article Ernest Hemingway
  18. B-Class article Langston Hughes
  19. C-Class article Former featured article Henry James
  20. B-Class article Jack Kerouac
  21. B-Class article Stephen King
  22. B-Class article Ursula K. Le Guin
  23. B-Class article Jack London
  24. B-Class article Herman Melville
  25. B-Class article Arthur Miller
  26. B-Class article Margaret Mitchell
  27. B-Class article Toni Morrison
  28. C-Class article Vladimir Nabokov
  29. B-Class article Sylvia Plath
  30. Featured article Edgar Allan Poe
  31. Featured article Ezra Pound
  32. C-Class article Former featured article Thomas Pynchon
  33. Good article J. D. Salinger
  34. Start-Class article Isaac Bashevis Singer
  35. B-Class article John Steinbeck
  36. B-Class article Wallace Stevens
  37. C-Class article Harriet Beecher Stowe
  38. B-Class article Mark Twain
  39. B-Class article Kurt Vonnegut
  40. B-Class article Alice Walker
  41. C-Class article Edith Wharton
  42. Good article Walt Whitman

Latin America (8 articles)

  1. Start-Class article Jorge Amado
  2. B-Class article Delisted good article Jorge Luis Borges
  3. B-Class article Alejo Carpentier
  4. Good article Gabriel García Márquez
  5. Start-Class article Machado de Assis
  6. B-Class article José Martí
  7. C-Class article Pablo Neruda
  8. Featured article Mario Vargas Llosa

Asia (15 articles)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Chinghiz Aitmatov
  2. C-Class article Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
  3. B-Class article Ghalib
  4. C-Class article Kahlil Gibran
  5. B-Class article Former featured article Muhammad Iqbal
  6. B-Class article Yasunari Kawabata
  7. Start-Class article Lao She
  8. Start-Class article Lu Xun
  9. B-Class article Yukio Mishima
  10. B-Class article Haruki Murakami
  11. Start-Class article Natsume Sōseki
  12. C-Class article Kenzaburō Ōe
  13. B-Class article Orhan Pamuk
  14. C-Class article Premchand
  15. Featured article Rabindranath Tagore

Europe (108 articles)[edit]

Central Europe (9 articles)

  1. Good article Adam Mickiewicz
  2. C-Class article France Prešeren
  3. C-Class article Ismail Kadare
  4. B-Class article Ivan Cankar
  5. C-Class article Joseph Conrad
  6. Start-Class article Sándor Petőfi
  7. Good article Henryk Sienkiewicz
  8. B-Class article Taras Shevchenko
  9. B-Class article Elie Wiesel

Russia (20 articles)

  1. Good article Anna Akhmatova
  2. C-Class article Joseph Brodsky
  3. C-Class article Mikhail Bulgakov
  4. B-Class article Ivan Bunin
  5. Featured article Anton Chekhov
  6. B-Class article Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  7. C-Class article Maxim Gorky
  8. Start-Class article Nikolay Karamzin
  9. C-Class article Nikolai Gogol
  10. Start-Class article Mikhail Lermontov
  11. C-Class article Vladimir Mayakovsky
  12. Start-Class article Nikolay Nekrasov
  13. B-Class article Boris Pasternak
  14. C-Class article Delisted good article Alexander Pushkin
  15. Start-Class article Mikhail Sholokhov
  16. C-Class article Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  17. C-Class article Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
  18. C-Class article Leo Tolstoy
  19. B-Class article Ivan Turgenev
  20. C-Class article Fyodor Tyutchev

Western Europe (37 articles)

  1. C-Class article Hans Christian Andersen
  2. C-Class article Antonin Artaud
  3. Featured article Honoré de Balzac
  4. B-Class article Charles Baudelaire
  5. B-Class article Karen Blixen
  6. C-Class article Bertolt Brecht
  7. C-Class article Albert Camus
  8. C-Class article Alexandre Dumas
  9. C-Class article Umberto Eco
  10. B-Class article Gustave Flaubert
  11. Featured article Anne Frank
  12. B-Class article Federico García Lorca
  13. C-Class article André Gide
  14. C-Class article Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  15. B-Class article Brothers Grimm
  16. C-Class article Knut Hamsun
  17. B-Class article Heinrich Heine
  18. C-Class article Hermann Hesse
  19. C-Class article Delisted good article Victor Hugo
  20. C-Class article Henrik Ibsen
  21. B-Class article Eugène Ionesco
  22. Featured article Franz Kafka
  23. C-Class article Selma Lagerlöf
  24. C-Class article Astrid Lindgren
  25. C-Class article Thomas Mann
  26. C-Class article Fernando Pessoa
  27. C-Class article Luigi Pirandello
  28. C-Class article Marcel Proust
  29. C-Class article Arthur Rimbaud
  30. B-Class article Rainer Maria Rilke
  31. C-Class article José Saramago
  32. B-Class article Friedrich Schiller
  33. Start-Class article Stendhal
  34. C-Class article August Strindberg
  35. Good article Tristan Tzara
  36. C-Class article Jules Verne
  37. C-Class article Émile Zola

UK and Ireland (42 articles)

  1. Good article W. H. Auden
  2. B-Class article Jane Austen
  3. B-Class article Former featured article Samuel Beckett
  4. B-Class article William Blake
  5. Featured article Enid Blyton
  6. C-Class article Charlotte Brontë
  7. B-Class article Anthony Burgess
  8. C-Class article Lord Byron
  9. C-Class article Lewis Carroll
  10. B-Class article Delisted good article Agatha Christie
  11. B-Class article Arthur C. Clarke
  12. C-Class article Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  13. B-Class article Roald Dahl
  14. B-Class article Charles Dickens
  15. C-Class article Delisted good article Arthur Conan Doyle
  16. C-Class article George Eliot
  17. C-Class article Thomas Hardy
  18. C-Class article Aldous Huxley
  19. Featured article James Joyce
  20. B-Class article John Keats
  21. B-Class article Former featured article Rudyard Kipling
  22. Good article Philip Larkin
  23. C-Class article Delisted good article C. S. Lewis
  24. B-Class article Delisted good article Alan Moore
  25. B-Class article V. S. Naipaul
  26. Start-Class article Seán O'Casey
  27. B-Class article George Orwell
  28. Featured article Harold Pinter
  29. C-Class article Salman Rushdie
  30. C-Class article Walter Scott
  31. Good article George Bernard Shaw
  32. C-Class article Percy Bysshe Shelley
  33. B-Class article Robert Louis Stevenson
  34. Featured article John Millington Synge
  35. Good article Dylan Thomas
  36. Featured article J. R. R. Tolkien
  37. B-Class article H. G. Wells
  38. Good article Oscar Wilde
  39. Featured article Mary Wollstonecraft
  40. C-Class article William Wordsworth
  41. C-Class article Virginia Woolf
  42. Featured article W. B. Yeats

Oceania (1 article)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Banjo Paterson

Journalists (14 articles)[edit]

Musicians and composers (172 articles)[edit]

Western art music (68 articles)[edit]

Composers (47 articles)[edit]

Medieval and Renaissance (4 articles)

  1. B-Class article Guillaume de Machaut
  2. Featured article Josquin des Prez
  3. C-Class article Guillaume Dufay
  4. B-Class article Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Baroque (4 articles)

  1. B-Class article Delisted good article Johann Sebastian Bach
  2. B-Class article George Frideric Handel
  3. B-Class article Claudio Monteverdi
  4. B-Class article Antonio Vivaldi

Classical (3 articles)

  1. B-Class article Ludwig van Beethoven
  2. B-Class article Joseph Haydn
  3. B-Class article Former featured article Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Romantic (20 articles)

  1. B-Class article Hector Berlioz
  2. B-Class article Johannes Brahms
  3. B-Class article Anton Bruckner
  4. Featured article Frédéric Chopin
  5. C-Class article Antonín Dvořák
  6. Featured article Edward Elgar
  7. Good article Gilbert and Sullivan
  8. B-Class article Franz Liszt
  9. Featured article Gustav Mahler
  10. Good article Felix Mendelssohn
  11. B-Class article Modest Mussorgsky
  12. Featured article Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
  13. C-Class article Gioachino Rossini
  14. B-Class article Franz Schubert
  15. C-Class article Robert Schumann
  16. Good article Johann Strauss II
  17. C-Class article Richard Strauss
  18. Featured article Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  19. B-Class article Giuseppe Verdi
  20. Featured article Richard Wagner

20th century (12 articles)

  1. C-Class article Béla Bartók
  2. Featured article Benjamin Britten
  3. B-Class article Aaron Copland
  4. B-Class article Claude Debussy
  5. C-Class article Giacomo Puccini
  6. Good article Sergei Prokofiev
  7. B-Class article Sergei Rachmaninoff
  8. B-Class article Maurice Ravel
  9. B-Class article Arnold Schoenberg
  10. Featured article Dmitri Shostakovich
  11. B-Class article Jean Sibelius
  12. C-Class article Former featured article Igor Stravinsky

Avant-garde (4 articles)

  1. B-Class article Pierre Boulez
  2. B-Class article John Cage
  3. B-Class article Philip Glass
  4. Good article Karlheinz Stockhausen

Pedagogues (1 article)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Nadia Boulanger

Performers (20 articles)[edit]

Cellists (2 articles)

  1. B-Class article Pablo Casals
  2. C-Class article Mstislav Rostropovich

Conductors (3 articles)

  1. B-Class article Leonard Bernstein
  2. C-Class article Herbert von Karajan
  3. C-Class article Arturo Toscanini

Pianists (4 articles)

  1. B-Class article Glenn Gould
  2. B-Class article Vladimir Horowitz
  3. B-Class article Sviatoslav Richter
  4. C-Class article Arthur Rubinstein

Singers (9 articles)

  1. B-Class article Marian Anderson
  2. B-Class article Maria Callas
  3. B-Class article Enrico Caruso
  4. B-Class article Plácido Domingo
  5. C-Class article Kiri Te Kanawa
  6. B-Class article Birgit Nilsson
  7. B-Class article Luciano Pavarotti
  8. C-Class article Leontyne Price
  9. B-Class article Joan Sutherland

Violinists (2 articles)

  1. B-Class article Niccolò Paganini
  2. Start-Class article Itzhak Perlman

Non-Western art music (6 articles)[edit]

Carnatic classical (2 articles)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Muthuswami Dikshitar
  2. Start-Class article Tyagaraja

Hindustani classical (2 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Ali Akbar Khan
  2. Good article Ravi Shankar

Qawwali (1 article)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Persian traditional (1 article)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Mohammad-Reza Shajarian

Folk and popular music (98 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article ABBA
  2. C-Class article Bee Gees
  3. B-Class article Cher
  4. B-Class article Bing Crosby
  5. Featured article Michael Jackson
  6. C-Class article Elton John
  7. B-Class article Kraftwerk
  8. Good article Former featured article Madonna
  9. B-Class article Miriam Makeba
  10. Good article Bob Marley
  11. B-Class article Delisted good article Joni Mitchell
  12. B-Class article Prince
  13. B-Class article Diana Ross
  14. B-Class article Frank Sinatra
  15. B-Class article Barbra Streisand
  16. C-Class article Stevie Wonder

Composers and songwriters (3 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Brian Eno
  2. C-Class article Stephen Foster
  3. B-Class article Vangelis

Non-English language singers (10 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Charles Aznavour
  2. B-Class article Jacques Brel
  3. C-Class article Serge Gainsbourg
  4. C-Class article Umm Kulthum
  5. B-Class article Lata Mangeshkar
  6. C-Class article Nana Mouskouri
  7. B-Class article Édith Piaf
  8. C-Class article Alla Pugacheva
  9. C-Class article Teresa Teng
  10. B-Class article Vladimir Vysotsky

Afrobeat (1 article)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Fela Kuti

Blues and soul (7 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Ray Charles
  2. B-Class article Sam Cooke
  3. B-Class article Aretha Franklin
  4. B-Class article Delisted good article Marvin Gaye
  5. B-Class article Robert Johnson
  6. B-Class article B.B. King
  7. Good article Otis Redding

Flamenco (1 article)[edit]

  1. Good article Paco de Lucía

American folk and country (8 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Joan Baez
  2. B-Class article Former featured article Johnny Cash
  3. B-Class article Patsy Cline
  4. B-Class article Former featured article Woody Guthrie
  5. B-Class article Bill Monroe
  6. C-Class article Dolly Parton
  7. B-Class article Les Paul
  8. Good article Hank Williams

Funk (1 article)[edit]

  1. C-Class article James Brown

Hip-hop and rap (1 article)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Delisted good article Tupac Shakur

Jazz (14 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Former featured article Louis Armstrong
  2. B-Class article John Coltrane
  3. C-Class article Former featured article Miles Davis
  4. B-Class article Duke Ellington
  5. B-Class article George Gershwin
  6. B-Class article Benny Goodman
  7. B-Class article Delisted good article Billie Holiday
  8. Start-Class article Antônio Carlos Jobim
  9. B-Class article Scott Joplin
  10. B-Class article Glenn Miller
  11. B-Class article Jelly Roll Morton
  12. B-Class article Charlie Parker
  13. B-Class article Django Reinhardt
  14. B-Class article Art Tatum

Latin (3 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Celia Cruz
  2. Start-Class article João Gilberto
  3. Start-Class article Julio Iglesias

Musical comedy and lyricists (6 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Irving Berlin
  2. B-Class article Jerome Kern
  3. B-Class article Cole Porter
  4. Start-Class article Rodgers and Hammerstein
  5. B-Class article Stephen Sondheim
  6. B-Class article Andrew Lloyd Webber

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  2. Good article Aerosmith
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  4. C-Class article The Beach Boys
  5. Good article Black Sabbath
  6. Featured article Bob Dylan
  7. Good article Chuck Berry
  8. Featured article David Bowie
  9. B-Class article Delisted good article Eric Clapton
  10. B-Class article The Doors
  11. Featured article Jimi Hendrix
  12. C-Class article Buddy Holly
  13. B-Class article Janis Joplin
  14. Good article Led Zeppelin
  15. C-Class article Little Richard
  16. Featured article John Lennon
  17. Featured article Metallica
  18. Featured article Nirvana (band)
  19. Featured article Pink Floyd
  20. Featured article Elvis Presley
  21. B-Class article Delisted good article Queen
  22. B-Class article The Rolling Stones
  23. C-Class article Delisted good article Bruce Springsteen
  24. Featured article U2
  25. Good article The Who
  26. B-Class article Delisted good article Neil Young
  27. Featured article Frank Zappa

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Hinduism (18 articles)[edit]

Buddhism (15 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Gautama Buddha
  2. B-Class article 14th Dalai Lama
  3. C-Class article Nagarjuna
  4. C-Class article Padmasambhava

Chinese Buddhism (5 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Bodhidharma
  2. Start-Class article Kumārajīva
  3. Start-Class article Huiyuan
  4. Start-Class article Zhiyi
  5. Start-Class article Huineng

Indian Buddhism (4 articles)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Ananda
  2. Start-Class article Maudgalyayana
  3. Start-Class article Sariputta
  4. Start-Class article Vasubandhu

Japanese Buddhism (2 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Dōgen
  2. B-Class article Kūkai

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  1. B-Class article Abraham
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  3. B-Class article David
  4. B-Class article Elijah
  5. B-Class article Ezra
  6. Good article Isaac
  7. Start-Class article Isaiah
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  9. B-Class article Jacob
  10. B-Class article Joseph (patriarch)
  11. B-Class article Moses
  12. C-Class article Solomon

Judaism (6 articles)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Baal Shem Tov
  2. C-Class article Akiva ben Joseph
  3. C-Class article Judah Loew ben Bezalel
  4. C-Class article Maimonides
  5. B-Class article Rashi
  6. Start-Class article Vilna Gaon

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  1. Featured article Jesus
  2. C-Class article Mary (mother of Jesus)
  3. C-Class article Mary Magdalene
  4. C-Class article John the Baptist
  5. B-Class article Judas Iscariot
  6. B-Class article Paul the Apostle
  7. C-Class article Saint Peter
  8. B-Class article John the Apostle

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  1. B-Class article Arius
  2. C-Class article Athanasius of Alexandria
  3. B-Class article Basil of Caesarea
  4. Good article Clement of Alexandria
  5. C-Class article Cyril of Alexandria
  6. B-Class article Former featured article Gregory of Nazianzus
  7. Good article Gregory of Nyssa
  8. Good article John Chrysostom
  9. C-Class article John of Damascus
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  12. Start-Class article Patriarch Nikon of Moscow
  13. Start-Class article Origen

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  1. C-Class article Ambrose
  2. C-Class article Benedict of Nursia
  3. Start-Class article Bonaventure
  4. C-Class article Columba
  5. B-Class article Francis of Assisi
  6. C-Class article Saint George
  7. C-Class article Jan Hus
  8. B-Class article Ignatius of Loyola
  9. B-Class article Irenaeus
  10. C-Class article Jerome
  11. B-Class article John of the Cross
  12. B-Class article Delisted good article Mother Teresa
  13. C-Class article Tertullian
  14. C-Class article Tomás de Torquemada
  15. C-Class article John Wycliffe
  16. C-Class article Francis Xavier

Popes (6 articles)

  1. C-Class article Pope Clement I
  2. B-Class article Pope Gregory I
  3. B-Class article Delisted good article Pope John Paul II
  4. B-Class article Pope Leo I
  5. B-Class article Pope Paul VI
  6. B-Class article Pope Pius IX

Protestantism (13 articles)

  1. B-Class article Jacobus Arminius
  2. B-Class article Karl Barth
  3. Start-Class article Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  4. Featured article John Calvin
  5. Featured article Thomas Cranmer
  6. B-Class article Billy Graham
  7. Featured article John Knox
  8. B-Class article Delisted good article Martin Luther
  9. C-Class article Philipp Melanchthon
  10. Start-Class article Menno Simons
  11. C-Class article Charles Spurgeon
  12. C-Class article John Wesley
  13. Featured article Huldrych Zwingli

Others (2 articles)

  1. C-Class article Mary Baker Eddy
  2. Good article Joseph Smith

Islam (18 articles)[edit]

  1. Good article Muhammad
  2. B-Class article Fatimah
  3. Start-Class article Khadija bint Khuwaylid

Shia Islam (3 articles)

  1. B-Class article Ali
  2. Start-Class article Husayn ibn Ali
  3. Start-Class article Ja'far al-Sadiq

Sunni Islam (8 articles)

  1. Start-Class article Ahmad ibn Hanbal
  2. C-Class article Abū Ḥanīfa
  3. Start-Class article Malik ibn Anas
  4. B-Class article Muhammad al-Bukhari
  5. Stub-Class article Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj
  6. Start-Class article Al-Shafi‘i
  7. B-Class article Ibn Taymiyyah
  8. Start-Class article Al-Nawawi

Others (4 articles)

  1. Start-Class article Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab
  2. C-Class article Al-Ghazali
  3. C-Class article Ibn Arabi
  4. Start-Class article Mulla Sadra

Others (5 articles)[edit]

Bahá'í (1 article)[edit]

  1. Good article Bahá'u'lláh

Jainism (1 article)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Mahavira

Sikhism (2 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Guru Gobind Singh
  2. B-Class article Guru Nanak

Zoroastrianism (1 article)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Zoroaster

Politicians and leaders (480 articles)[edit]

Ancient (71 articles)[edit]

Africa (13 articles)[edit]

Asia (27 articles)[edit]

Europe (31 articles)[edit]

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Africa (7 articles)[edit]

Americas (1 article)[edit]

Asia (45 articles)[edit]

Europe (74 articles)[edit]

Eastern Europe (32 articles)

  1. C-Class article Stephen Uroš IV Dušan of Serbia
  2. C-Class article Stephen III of Moldavia
  3. B-Class article Svatopluk I of Moravia
  4. C-Class article Vlad the Impaler

Bulgaria (5 articles)

  1. Start-Class article Krum
  2. C-Class article Boris I of Bulgaria
  3. Featured article Simeon I of Bulgaria
  4. B-Class article Samuel of Bulgaria
  5. B-Class article Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria

Byzantine Empire (6 articles)

  1. Good article Justinian I
  2. Good article Heraclius
  3. Start-Class article Basil II
  4. Start-Class article Leo III the Isaurian
  5. Featured article Manuel I Komnenos
  6. C-Class article Irene of Athens

Hungary (4 articles)

  1. Good article Stephen I of Hungary
  2. Good article Béla IV of Hungary
  3. C-Class article Louis I of Hungary
  4. C-Class article Matthias Corvinus

Poland and Lithuania (6 articles)

  1. C-Class article Bolesław I Chrobry
  2. Start-Class article Casimir III the Great
  3. B-Class article Gediminas
  4. Featured article Władysław II Jagiełło
  5. B-Class article Mieszko I of Poland
  6. B-Class article Vytautas

Russia (7 articles)

  1. C-Class article Alexander Nevsky
  2. Start-Class article Daniel of Galicia
  3. Start-Class article Dmitry Donskoy
  4. C-Class article Ivan III of Russia
  5. Start-Class article Vladimir the Great
  6. Featured article Sviatoslav I of Kiev
  7. B-Class article Yaroslav the Wise

Western Europe (42 articles)

  1. B-Class article Cnut the Great
  2. C-Class article Margaret I of Denmark

England and Scotland (7 articles)

  1. C-Class article Alfred the Great
  2. Good article Edward I of England
  3. A-Class article Good article Henry II of England
  4. Featured article John, King of England
  5. C-Class article Richard I of England
  6. C-Class article Robert the Bruce
  7. Featured article William the Conqueror

France (8 articles)

  1. C-Class article Delisted good article Charlemagne
  2. B-Class article Charles Martel
  3. C-Class article Clovis I
  4. C-Class article Louis the Pious
  5. C-Class article Louis IX of France
  6. C-Class article Louis XI of France
  7. B-Class article Philip II of France
  8. C-Class article Philip IV of France

Germany (2 articles)

  1. Start-Class article Charles the Fat
  2. Start-Class article Henry the Lion

Holy Roman Empire (6 articles)

  1. B-Class article Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor
  2. B-Class article Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor
  3. C-Class article Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
  4. Start-Class article Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
  5. B-Class article Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor
  6. Start-Class article Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor

Italy (7 articles)

  1. C-Class article Cosimo de' Medici
  2. C-Class article Lorenzo de' Medici
  3. B-Class article Robert Guiscard
  4. B-Class article Roger II of Sicily
  5. C-Class article Girolamo Savonarola
  6. Start-Class article Theoderic the Great
  7. Start-Class article Totila

Papal States (4 articles)

  1. C-Class article Pope Alexander VI
  2. C-Class article Pope Boniface VIII
  3. B-Class article Pope Gregory VII
  4. C-Class article Pope Innocent III

Spain and Portugal (6 articles)

  1. C-Class article Abd al-Rahman I
  2. C-Class article Abd-ar-Rahman III
  3. C-Class article Afonso I of Portugal
  4. B-Class article Ferdinand II of Aragon
  5. C-Class article Henry the Navigator
  6. C-Class article Isabella I of Castile

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