Template:Death date and age

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Returns a person's date of death and age at that date.

Do NOT use this template when the person's exact date of birth or death is disputed or unknown.

Syntax

To display the death date with age

{{Death date and age|year of death|month of death|day of death|year of birth|month of birth|day of birth|additional parameters}}
Format
{{Death date and age|yyyy|mm|dd|yyyy|mm|dd|df=yes}}
{{Death date and age|yyyy|mm|dd|yyyy|mm|dd|mf=yes}}

Examples

{{Death date and age|1993|2|24|1941|4|12|df=yes}}
returns 24 February 1993 (aged 51)
{{Death date and age|1993|2|24|1941|4|12|mf=yes}}
returns February 24, 1993 (aged 51)

Note: The template will appear broken when the parameters are left blank.

Day First (df) and Month First options

The df (day first) parameter indicates the intended date format to display. It is switched on by setting it to "y" or "yes" e.g. df=yes or df=y.

The default output of this template is the month before the day (American-based style). This default may not be appropriate in pages about people from parts of the world where the day precedes the month in a date (e.g. Europe). In such cases the parameter df should be set.

It is possible to use similar parameter "mf" to stress the month-first format so that relying on the default does not lead an editor or bot to change the format to an unintended value; however, it is ignored by the template itself. (So, should both parameters be mistakenly used at once, df takes precedence.)

Examples:

{{Death date and age|1993|2|24|1941|4|12|df=yes}}
displays "24 February 1993 (aged 51)"
{{Death date and age|1993|2|24|1941|4|12|mf=yes}}
displays "February 24, 1993 (aged 51)"

See also