Does a Wikipedia article automatically switch to the past tense when its subject has died?

– Xochielt Sanchez

Answer by Daniel Kinzler:

No.

You'd be amazed how little on wikipedia is automatic. The magic is just lots and lots and lots of awesome people doing more or less boring stuff every day. For nothing but the fun of it.

Does a Wikipedia article automatically switch to the past tense when its subject has died?

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