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 types:
Publisher:Wikidata non-official source

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.

Collections:in OpenSanctions Default
Source data:docs.google.com · CSV
Last changed:
Last checked: · updated daily

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
source.csvSource data10.78 KB
statistics.jsonDataset statistics559 B

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.

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:

Beny SteinmetzPersonIsrael · France
Ljubiša BearaPersonBosnia & Herzegovina
Rahim AdemiPersonCroatia
Bernard MadoffPersonUnited States
Momir TalićPersonBosnia & Herzegovina
Желко РажнатовичPersonYugoslavia
Zdravko TolimirPersonBosnia & Herzegovina
Donald TrumpPersonUnited States
Erik PrincePersonUnited States
Drago NikolićPersonYugoslavia
Haradin BalaPerson
Milivoj PetkovićPersonCroatia
Mladen MarkačPersonCroatia