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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. This is one of eleven Level 4 sub-lists of ten thousand articles and is currently under construction.

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Article assessment up to date as of 6 September 2017. Of the 2,004 articles, 754 are B-Class article B-class, 697 are C-Class article C-class, 247 are Start-Class article Start-class, 163 are Good article Good, and 144 are Featured article Featured.

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People (2005 articles)[edit]

Entertainers (97 articles)[edit]

Actors (36 articles)[edit]

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

Actresses (35 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. B-Class article Bette Davis
  9. B-Class article Doris Day
  10. B-Class article Judi Dench
  11. C-Class article Marlene Dietrich
  12. B-Class article Greta Garbo
  13. C-Class article Former featured article Delisted good article Judy Garland
  14. C-Class article Lillian Gish
  15. Start-Class article Setsuko Hara
  16. B-Class article Rita Hayworth
  17. B-Class article Audrey Hepburn
  18. Featured article Katharine Hepburn
  19. Start-Class article Isabelle Huppert
  20. C-Class article Grace Kelly
  21. Good article Deborah Kerr
  22. Featured article Vivien Leigh
  23. C-Class article Sophia Loren
  24. B-Class article Madhubala
  25. B-Class article Ethel Merman
  26. Featured article Marilyn Monroe
  27. C-Class article Jeanne Moreau
  28. C-Class article Ginger Rogers
  29. Start-Class article Hanna Schygulla
  30. B-Class article Barbara Stanwyck
  31. Good article Meryl Streep
  32. C-Class article Elizabeth Taylor
  33. B-Class article Shirley Temple
  34. B-Class article Ellen Terry
  35. B-Class article Mae West

Dancers and choreographers (9 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 (4 articles)[edit]

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

Comedians (13 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Abbott and Costello
  2. B-Class article Delisted good article Lucille Ball
  3. C-Class article Lenny Bruce
  4. C-Class article Carol Burnett
  5. C-Class article George Carlin
  6. B-Class article Peter Cook
  7. C-Class article Bill Cosby
  8. Start-Class article Louis de Funès
  9. C-Class article Delisted good article Laurel and Hardy
  10. B-Class article Marx Brothers
  11. B-Class article Delisted good article Monty Python
  12. B-Class article Richard Pryor
  13. B-Class article Robin Williams

Hosts and performers (4 articles)[edit]

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

Visual artists (112 articles)[edit]

Western painters and illustrators (65 articles)[edit]

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. B-Class article Sandro Botticelli
  2. C-Class article Delisted good article Caravaggio
  3. C-Class article Delisted good article Jacques-Louis David
  4. C-Class article Albrecht Dürer
  5. B-Class article Thomas Gainsborough
  6. Featured article El Greco (Level 3)
  7. C-Class article Francisco Goya
  8. C-Class article William Hogarth
  9. Good article Former featured article Leonardo da Vinci (Level 3)
  10. C-Class article Masaccio
  11. B-Class article Nicolas Poussin
  12. B-Class article Raphael
  13. Good article Former featured article Rembrandt (Level 3)
  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) (35 articles)[edit]

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

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

  1. Start-Class article Aubrey Beardsley
  2. Good article M. C. Escher
  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. B-Class article Osamu Tezuka

Other visual arts (41 articles)[edit]

Sculptors (8 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. C-Class article Alberto Giacometti
  6. C-Class article Michelangelo (Level 3)
  7. Featured article Henry Moore
  8. Good article Auguste Rodin

Architects (21 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Alvar Aalto
  2. C-Class article Tadao Ando
  3. C-Class article Filippo Brunelleschi
  4. C-Class article Le Corbusier
  5. B-Class article Buckminster Fuller
  6. Good article Antoni Gaudí
  7. B-Class article Frank Gehry
  8. B-Class article Walter Gropius
  9. B-Class article Zaha Hadid
  10. C-Class article Imhotep
  11. C-Class article Philip Johnson
  12. B-Class article Louis Kahn
  13. C-Class article Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  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

Designers (4 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article Marcel Breuer
  2. C-Class article Coco Chanel
  3. C-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

Urban planners (2 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Robert Moses
  2. B-Class article Frederick Law Olmsted

Non-Western traditions (6 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Hokusai (Level 3)
  2. B-Class article Hiroshige
  3. Start-Class article Kanō Masanobu
  4. C-Class article Sesshū Tōyō
  5. Start-Class article Shitao
  6. Start-Class article Wang Xizhi

Writers (256 articles)[edit]

Ancient (17 articles)[edit]

Post-classical (29 articles)[edit]

Early modern (28 articles)[edit]

Modern (182 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 (52 articles)[edit]

US and Canada (43 articles)

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

Latin America (9 articles)

  1. Start-Class article Jorge Amado
  2. B-Class article Delisted good article Jorge Luis Borges
  3. B-Class article Alejo Carpentier
  4. C-Class article Carlos Fuentes
  5. Good article Gabriel García Márquez
  6. Start-Class article Machado de Assis
  7. B-Class article José Martí
  8. C-Class article Pablo Neruda
  9. 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 (Level 3)
  5. B-Class article Former featured article Muhammad Iqbal
  6. B-Class article Yasunari Kawabata
  7. Start-Class article Lao She
  8. C-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. B-Class article Former featured article Rabindranath Tagore

Europe (106 articles)[edit]

Central Europe (8 articles)

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

Russia (19 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. C-Class article Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Level 3)
  7. C-Class article Maxim Gorky
  8. C-Class article Nikolai Gogol
  9. C-Class article Mikhail Lermontov
  10. C-Class article Vladimir Mayakovsky
  11. Start-Class article Nikolay Nekrasov
  12. B-Class article Boris Pasternak
  13. C-Class article Delisted good article Alexander Pushkin
  14. Start-Class article Mikhail Sholokhov
  15. C-Class article Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  16. C-Class article Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
  17. C-Class article Leo Tolstoy (Level 3)
  18. B-Class article Ivan Turgenev
  19. C-Class article Fyodor Tyutchev

Western Europe (38 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 (Level 3)
  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 (Level 3)
  23. C-Class article Selma Lagerlöf
  24. C-Class article Astrid Lindgren
  25. C-Class article Thomas Mann
  26. C-Class article Guy de Maupassant
  27. C-Class article Fernando Pessoa
  28. C-Class article Luigi Pirandello
  29. C-Class article Marcel Proust
  30. C-Class article Arthur Rimbaud
  31. B-Class article Rainer Maria Rilke
  32. C-Class article José Saramago
  33. B-Class article Friedrich Schiller
  34. Start-Class article Stendhal
  35. C-Class article August Strindberg
  36. Good article Tristan Tzara
  37. C-Class article Jules Verne
  38. C-Class article Émile Zola

UK and Ireland (41 articles)

  1. Good article W. H. Auden
  2. Good 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 William Golding
  18. B-Class article Thomas Hardy
  19. C-Class article Aldous Huxley
  20. Featured article James Joyce (Level 3)
  21. B-Class article John Keats
  22. B-Class article Former featured article Rudyard Kipling
  23. C-Class article Delisted good article C. S. Lewis
  24. B-Class article V. S. Naipaul
  25. Start-Class article Seán O'Casey
  26. B-Class article George Orwell
  27. Featured article Harold Pinter
  28. C-Class article Salman Rushdie
  29. C-Class article Walter Scott
  30. Featured article George Bernard Shaw
  31. Featured article Mary Shelley
  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. C-Class article William Wordsworth
  40. B-Class article Virginia Woolf (Level 3)
  41. Featured article W. B. Yeats

Oceania (2 articles)[edit]

  1. Start-Class article Banjo Paterson
  2. B-Class article Patrick White

Journalists (15 articles)[edit]

Musicians and composers (160 articles)[edit]

Western art music (67 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 Du Fay
  4. B-Class article Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Baroque (4 articles)

  1. B-Class article Delisted good article Johann Sebastian Bach (Level 3)
  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 (Level 3)
  2. B-Class article Joseph Haydn
  3. B-Class article Former featured article Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Level 3)

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 (Level 3)
  5. B-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. B-Class article Gioachino Rossini
  14. B-Class article Franz Schubert
  15. B-Class article Robert Schumann
  16. Good article Johann Strauss II
  17. C-Class article Richard Strauss
  18. Featured article Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  19. Good article Giuseppe Verdi
  20. Featured article Richard Wagner (Level 3)

20th century modern (12 articles)

  1. B-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. Featured article Maurice Ravel
  9. B-Class article Arnold Schoenberg
  10. Featured article Dmitri Shostakovich
  11. Good article Jean Sibelius
  12. B-Class article Former featured article Igor Stravinsky (Level 3)

Avant-garde/postmodern (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 (19 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 (1 article)

  1. B-Class article Niccolò Paganini

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

Western Jazz (12 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Former featured article Louis Armstrong (Level 3)
  2. C-Class article Former featured article Miles Davis
  3. B-Class article Duke Ellington
  4. C-Class article Ella Fitzgerald
  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 Charlie Parker
  12. B-Class article Django Reinhardt

Latin (3 articles)[edit]

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

Flamenco (1 article)[edit]

  1. Good article Paco de Lucía

Western 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

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. B-Class article Dolly Parton
  7. B-Class article Les Paul
  8. Good article Hank Williams

Western popular music (87 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article ABBA
  2. B-Class article Bing Crosby
  3. C-Class article Stephen Foster
  4. Featured article Michael Jackson
  5. Good article Former featured article Madonna
  6. Good article Miriam Makeba
  7. Good article Bob Marley
  8. B-Class article Delisted good article Joni Mitchell
  9. Good article Frank Sinatra
  10. B-Class article Barbra Streisand

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

Western blues, R&B, and soul (8 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. B-Class article Diana Ross
  8. C-Class article Stevie Wonder

Rock (23 articles)[edit]

  1. Featured article The Beatles (Level 3)
  2. C-Class article The Beach Boys
  3. Good article Black Sabbath
  4. Featured article Bob Dylan
  5. Good article Chuck Berry
  6. Featured article David Bowie
  7. B-Class article Delisted good article Eric Clapton
  8. B-Class article The Doors
  9. Featured article Jimi Hendrix
  10. C-Class article Buddy Holly
  11. B-Class article Janis Joplin
  12. Good article Led Zeppelin
  13. C-Class article Little Richard
  14. Featured article John Lennon
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  16. Featured article Elvis Presley (Level 3)
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  21. Good article The Who
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  23. Featured article Frank Zappa

Western electronic music (2 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Brian Eno
  2. B-Class article Kraftwerk

Funk (2 articles)[edit]

  1. C-Class article James Brown
  2. B-Class article Prince

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  1. B-Class article Delisted good article Tupac Shakur

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Philosophers (66 articles)[edit]

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Social scientists, economists and political writers (45 articles)[edit]

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Hinduism (18 articles)[edit]

Buddhism (15 articles)[edit]

  1. B-Class article Gautama Buddha (Level 3)
  2. B-Class article 14th Dalai Lama
  3. C-Class article Nagarjuna (Level 3)
  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. B-Class article Dōgen
  2. B-Class article Kūkai

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  1. B-Class article Abraham (Level 3)
  2. C-Class article Daniel
  3. B-Class article David
  4. B-Class article Elijah
  5. B-Class article Ezra
  6. Good article Isaac
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  9. B-Class article Jacob
  10. B-Class article Joseph
  11. B-Class article Moses (Level 3)
  12. C-Class article Solomon

Judaism (6 articles)[edit]

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

Christianity (59 articles)[edit]

New Testament figures (8 articles)

  1. Featured article Jesus (Level 3)
  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 (Level 3)
  7. C-Class article Saint Peter
  8. B-Class article John the Apostle

Pre-Schism (21 articles)

  1. C-Class article Ambrose
  2. B-Class article Arius
  3. C-Class article Athanasius of Alexandria
  4. B-Class article Basil of Caesarea
  5. C-Class article Benedict of Nursia
  6. Good article Clement of Alexandria
  7. C-Class article Cyril of Alexandria
  8. C-Class article Saint George
  9. B-Class article Former featured article Gregory of Nazianzus
  10. Good article Gregory of Nyssa
  11. B-Class article Irenaeus
  12. C-Class article Jerome
  13. Good article John Chrysostom
  14. C-Class article John of Damascus
  15. B-Class article Saints Cyril and Methodius
  16. B-Class article Saint Nicholas
  17. Start-Class article Origen
  18. C-Class article Tertullian
Popes (3 articles)
  1. C-Class article Pope Clement I
  2. B-Class article Pope Gregory I
  3. B-Class article Pope Leo I

Catholic Church (14 articles)

  1. B-Class article Anselm of Canterbury
  2. C-Class article Bonaventure
  3. B-Class article Francis of Assisi
  4. C-Class article Jan Hus
  5. B-Class article Ignatius of Loyola
  6. B-Class article John of the Cross
  7. B-Class article Delisted good article Mother Teresa
  8. B-Class article Teresa of Ávila
  9. C-Class article Tomás de Torquemada
  10. C-Class article John Wycliffe
  11. C-Class article Francis Xavier
Popes (3 articles)
  1. C-Class article Pope John XXIII
  2. B-Class article Delisted good article Pope John Paul II
  3. B-Class article Pope Pius IX

Orthodox Church (2 articles)

  1. Start-Class article Patriarch Nikon of Moscow
  2. B-Class article Grigori Rasputin

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 Jonathan Edwards
  7. B-Class article Billy Graham
  8. Featured article John Knox
  9. B-Class article Delisted good article Martin Luther (Level 3)
  10. Start-Class article Philip Melanchthon
  11. B-Class article Desmond Tutu
  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 (19 articles)[edit]

  1. Good article Muhammad (Level 3)
  2. Start-Class article Aisha
  3. B-Class article Fatimah
  4. C-Class article Khadija bint Khuwaylid

Shia Islam (3 articles)

  1. B-Class article Ali
  2. C-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 Abu Hanifa
  3. Start-Class article Malik ibn Anas
  4. B-Class article Muhammad al-Bukhari
  5. Start-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 (7 articles)[edit]

Jainism (1 article)[edit]

  1. Good article Mahavira

New religious movements (3 articles)[edit]

  1. Good article Bahá'u'lláh
  2. B-Class article Helena Blavatsky
  3. Good article Aleister Crowley

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 (498 articles)[edit]

Ancient (73 articles)[edit]

Africa (13 articles)[edit]

Asia (29 articles)[edit]

Europe (31 articles)[edit]

Post-classical (129 articles)[edit]

Africa (7 articles)[edit]

Asia (47 articles)[edit]

Europe (75 articles)[edit]

Eastern Europe (32 articles)

  1. C-Class article Stefan Dušan
  2. Good 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. Start-Class article Theodora

Hungary (4 articles)

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

Poland and Lithuania (6 articles)

  1. B-Class article Bolesław I the Brave
  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 (43 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 (9 articles)

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

Germany (2 articles)

  1. B-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. C-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. C-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 Prince Henry the Navigator
  6. C-Class article Isabella I of Castile

Early modern period (113 articles)[edit]

Africa (4 articles)[edit]

Americas (14 articles)[edit]

Asia (42 articles)[edit]

Europe (52 articles)[edit]

Modern (183 articles)[edit]

Africa (29 articles)[edit]

Americas (41 articles)[edit]

Asia (50 articles)[edit]

Europe (62 articles)[edit]

Oceania (1 article)[edit]

  1. B-Class article John Curtin

Military leaders and theorists (50 articles)[edit]

Rebels, revolutionaries and activists (54 articles)[edit]