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Peppercat Legislators

Members of national parliaments from around the world, as present in Wikidata.

Targets:53,616 People
Publisher:Peppercat.org

Peppercat is a community project with the goal of making sure that information about politicians in Wikidata is always up-to-date. They maintain a fleet of hundreds of scrapers that compare official web sites against the Wikidata database.

Information:peppercat.org
Source data:raw.githubusercontent.com (CSV)
Collections:included in Due Diligence List · Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs)
Last changed:

Peppercat Legislators collects membership information about national-level legislatures from Wikidata. This dataset attempts to replicate the contents of EveryPolitician based on the information uploaded to Wikidata. In the future, the crawlers that have previously been used to build EveryPolitician will be replaced by ones that will update Wikidata to reflect the information presented on national parliamentary web sites.

Peppercat Legislators includes target entities in the following countries. Read about countries...

CodeCountryTargets
cnChina5455
gbUnited Kingdom3508
euEuropean Union2816
deGermany2328
frFrance2271
esSpain2093
uaUkraine2028
itItaly1929
inIndia1624
usUnited States1422
noNorway1416
seSweden1344
roRomania1238
czCzech Republic1205
caCanada1125
nlNetherlands1028
suhhSoviet Union981
krSouth Korea974
idIndonesia874
huHungary846
brBrazil827
trTurkey811
ghGhana779
arArgentina720
zaSouth Africa715
plPoland711
jpJapan683
phPhilippines661
pkPakistan651
ieIreland641
chSwitzerland632
dkDenmark631
auAustralia610
grGreece591
atAustria567
ilIsrael508
ptPortugal504
beBelgium475
fiFinland457
maMorocco436
lvLatvia426
keKenya402
tzTanzania399
bdBangladesh395
eeEstonia393
npNepal357
gb-sctScotland348
ltLithuania325
amArmenia321
pePeru307
gb-nirNorthern Ireland301
myMalaysia263
tnTunisia259
lkSri Lanka258
cshhCzechoslovakia256
nzNew Zealand242
byBelarus234
gb-wlsWales234
clChile232
mdMoldova228
isIceland199
mwMalawi196
sgSingapore194
cyCyprus193
siSlovenia193
zmZambia184
mxMexico180
hrCroatia180
tdChad155
ddEast Germany154
luLuxembourg151
azAzerbaijan146
alAlbania133
ruRussia121
hkHong Kong SAR China112
yucsYugoslavia105
mtMalta88
wsSamoa84
btBhutan77
bgBulgaria74
sbSolomon Islands67
skSlovakia58
mcMonaco54
rsSerbia46
ngNigeria46
ttTrinidad & Tobago45
coColombia42
bzBelize41
irIran41
toTonga41
uyUruguay40
kiKiribati40
giGibraltar40
lcSt. Lucia38
zwZimbabwe34
ecEcuador33
liLiechtenstein32
geGeorgia29
baBosnia & Herzegovina26
tvTuvalu26
aoAngola25
nuNiue21
adAndorra20
cdCongo - Kinshasa16
foFaroe Islands15
pyParaguay15
egEgypt13
svEl Salvador12
twTaiwan12
knSt. Kitts & Nevis11
dzAlgeria10
kgKyrgyzstan9
smSan Marino9
boBolivia8
mzMozambique8
ugUganda8
tcTurks & Caicos Islands7
neNiger7
glGreenland7
aiAnguilla7
joJordan7
csxxSerbia and Montenegro6
mvMaldives6
cuCuba6
xkKosovo5
gtGuatemala5
cmCameroon5
mnMongolia5
bsBahamas5
snSenegal5
jmJamaica4
bwBotswana4
kzKazakhstan4
nrNauru4
fjFiji4
soSomalia4
lrLiberia4
sySyria3
mkNorth Macedonia3
imIsle of Man3
awAruba3
veVenezuela3
naNamibia3
vuVanuatu3
bbBarbados2
kpNorth Korea2
uzUzbekistan2
psPalestinian Territories2
md-pmrTransnistria2
htHaiti2
axÅland Islands2
iqIraq2
paPanama2
gmGambia2
kwKuwait2
gwGuinea-Bissau1
gqEquatorial Guinea1
gaGabon1
etEthiopia1
erEritrea1
dmDominica1
djDjibouti1
cy-trncNorthern Cyprus1
afAfghanistan1
muMauritius1
crCosta Rica1
tgTogo1
tlTimor-Leste1
cn-xzTibet1
ciCôte d’Ivoire1
kyCayman Islands1
bjBenin1
bfBurkina Faso1
vnVietnam1

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 OpenRefine Reconciliation API, by entering this URL in the tool:

For full-text search, use the /search endpoint:

For entity matching, use the /match endpoint:

See also: OpenAPI Specification (JSON)

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