Wikidata Entities of Interest

Persons of interest profiles from Wikidata, the structured data version of Wikipedia.

Inclusion in this list is managed by the OpenSanctions team. It is currently used for experimentation, but scheduled to become part of our integration with Wikidata.

Data overview

Entity count:133 target entities · 133 searchable entities · 133 total
Entity types:

Wikidata is a free and open knowledge base that can be read and edited by both humans and machines. It acts as central storage for the structured data of its Wikimedia sister projects including Wikipedia, Wikivoyage, Wiktionary, Wikisource, and others.

Source data:docs.google.com (CSV)
Collections:in Due Diligence List
Last changed:

Bulk download

Downloads contain the full set of entities contained in this dataset. You can fetch a simplified tabular form, or detailed, structured data in JSON format. Updated files will be provided once a day at the same location.

File nameExport typeSize
entities.ftm.jsonFollowTheMoney entities52 kB
source.csvSource data11 kB
targets.nested.jsonTargets as nested JSON52 kB
targets.simple.csvTargets as simplified CSV17 kB

Help: Using the data · format reference · identifier use · commercial licensing

Using the API

You can query the data in this dataset via the application programming interface (API) endpoints below. Please read the introduction for documentation and terms of service. See also: OpenAPI Specification (JSON)

Use the Reconciliation API in OpenRefine:
For full-text search, use the /search endpoint:
For entity matching, use the /match endpoint:

Recent additions

The following targeted entities have been added to this data source most recently:

Aleksandr DUGINPersonRussia · Soviet Union
Sergei Viktorovich LAVROVPersonRussia · Soviet Union
Aleksej Aleksandovic MORDAŠOVPersonRussia · Soviet Union
Pjotr Olegovič AVENPersonRussia · United Kingdom · Latvia · Soviet Union
KOVALCHUK Yuri ValentinovichPersonRussia · Soviet Union
Dmitry Sergeyvich PESKOVPersonTurkey · Russia · Soviet Union
Alisher USMANOVPersonRussia · Uzbekistan · Monaco · United Kingdom · Soviet Union
Aleksandr Vasil'yevich BortnikovPersonRussia · Soviet Union
Nikolaj Petrovič TOKAREVPersonRussia · Kazakhstan · Soviet Union
Mikhail Maratovic FRIDMANPersonRussia · Ukraine · United Kingdom · Israel · Soviet Union
Sergei CHEMEZOVPersonRussia · Soviet Union
ROTENBERG Roman BorisovichPersonFinland · Russia · United Kingdom
Boris Romanovič ROTENBERGPersonFinland · Russia · Soviet Union
Arkady Romanovich ROTENBERGPersonRussia · Soviet Union
Boris Borisovich ROTENBERGPersonFinland · Russia · United Kingdom
Saddam Hussein AL-TIKRITIPersonIraq
Milan BabićPersonSerbia
Momir TalićPersonBosnia & Herzegovina
Željko RažnatovićPersonYugoslavia
Miroslav DeronjićPersonBosnia & Herzegovina
Slobodan MILOSEVICPersonSerbia · Serbia and Montenegro · Yugoslavia
Janko BobetkoPersonCroatia