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Living people on EN wiki who are dead on other wikis[edit]

The following individuals who are in the scope of this project are showing to be alive on the English wiki, but deceased on another language wiki:

  1. Alena Reichová: cs:Úmrtí 2011
  2. Arnošt Kreuz: fr:Date de décès inconnue (XXe siècle)
  3. Josef Matouš: no:Dødsfall i 1999 / pl:Zmarli w 1999
  4. Zdeněk Kárník: cs:Úmrtí 2011 / de:Gestorben 2011

Please help to find reliable sources to confirm if these individuals are alive or dead, or correct any mis-categorization on the relevant foreign-language article(s). Please see WP:LIVINGDEAD for more info and raise any issues on the talkpage. Thanks. Lugnuts Dick Laurent is dead 18:06, 14 June 2014 (UTC)

I've updated three articles, but I can't find any solid confirmation that the ski jumper Josef Matouš died. --Vejvančický (talk / contribs) 06:26, 15 June 2014 (UTC)

Languages in censuses and Race and ethnicity in censuses[edit]

Pleas add information about this country to this articles.--Kaiyr (talk) 07:39, 29 July 2014 (UTC)

Czech language[edit]

Anyone who feels comfortable doing so may want to go over Czech language and check for inaccuracies/omissions, a native speaker's eyes would be good too. It's up for GA review at the moment. – filelakeshoe (t / c) 14:22, 30 July 2014 (UTC)

Please note[edit]

Czechia from the 1920s.

The English Wikipedia and the name of the article Czech Republic is mentioned in a today's article at novinky.cz (Czech) There seems to be a civic initiative promoting the shorter name of our country - Czechia. Here is their official website, for your information. Members of the initiative are said to write informed posts on the topic Czechia for the Internet encyclopedia Wikipedia, but its administrators delete their contributions immediately. "Articles there did not survive more than five minutes," complained Čižmářová (one of the contributors and members of the initiative [1]). I would like to point out that there is the article Name of the Czech Republic, which mentions the initiative and also various points of view around the issue. The article is open to editing and improvements. But we are not a platform to promote someone's initiatives and personal goals, we record only established facts. And it is fact that Czechia is not established as the name of the Czech Republic in the English speaking areas, at least at the moment. --Vejvančický (talk / contribs) 08:43, 24 August 2014 (UTC)

Agreed. I have added a link to the relevant article's talk page, for the record. C679 10:51, 24 August 2014 (UTC)
Yeah, those "informed articles" were just essays of extensive soapboxing which approached the issue from a "let us explain why everyone is wrong" standpoint. Also, anyone using Miloš Zeman as an authority on English usage should be taken out and shot, since he can't even string a coherent sentence together in the language. The bottom line is simple, we'll rename the article when Czechia becomes the common name. – filelakeshoe (t / c) 11:09, 24 August 2014 (UTC)
I guess that one of their contributions was the repeatedly deleted article Czechia - the name dispute, see Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Czechia - the name dispute, infested by SPA accounts obviously from the Czechia Civic Initiative. Now they present us like censors in the Czech media. --Vejvančický (talk / contribs) 11:14, 24 August 2014 (UTC)
@Cloudz679: just for the record, the news article completely fails to mention the article Name of the Czech Republic, instead giving the wrong impression that any article on this subject is immediately deleted. It might be more appropriate to move the template to Talk:Czech Republic but that page has quite a lot of templates on it. – filelakeshoe (t / c) 11:17, 24 August 2014 (UTC)