core + bib (Bibliographic Extension): terms relating to books and bibliography.

Person

Canonical URL: http://schema.org/Person

Thing > Person

A person (alive, dead, undead, or fictional).

Usage: Over 1,000,000 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Person
additionalName Text An additional name for a Person, can be used for a middle name.
address PostalAddress  or
Text 
Physical address of the item.
affiliation Organization An organization that this person is affiliated with. For example, a school/university, a club, or a team.
alumniOf EducationalOrganization  or
Organization 
An organization that the person is an alumni of.
Inverse property: alumni.
award Text An award won by or for this item. Supersedes awards.
birthDate Date Date of birth.
birthPlace Place The place where the person was born.
brand Brand  or
Organization 
The brand(s) associated with a product or service, or the brand(s) maintained by an organization or business person.
children Person A child of the person.
colleague Person  or
URL 
A colleague of the person. Supersedes colleagues.
contactPoint ContactPoint A contact point for a person or organization. Supersedes contactPoints.
deathDate Date Date of death.
deathPlace Place The place where the person died.
duns Text The Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number for identifying an organization or business person.
email Text Email address.
familyName Text Family name. In the U.S., the last name of an Person. This can be used along with givenName instead of the name property.
faxNumber Text The fax number.
follows Person The most generic uni-directional social relation.
funder Organization  or
Person 
A person or organization that supports (sponsors) something through some kind of financial contribution.
gender GenderType  or
Text 
Gender of the person. While http://schema.org/Male and http://schema.org/Female may be used, text strings are also acceptable for people who do not identify as a binary gender.
givenName Text Given name. In the U.S., the first name of a Person. This can be used along with familyName instead of the name property.
globalLocationNumber Text The Global Location Number (GLN, sometimes also referred to as International Location Number or ILN) of the respective organization, person, or place. The GLN is a 13-digit number used to identify parties and physical locations.
hasOccupation Occupation The Person's occupation. For past professions, use Role for expressing dates.
hasOfferCatalog OfferCatalog Indicates an OfferCatalog listing for this Organization, Person, or Service.
hasPOS Place Points-of-Sales operated by the organization or person.
height Distance  or
QuantitativeValue 
The height of the item.
homeLocation ContactPoint  or
Place 
A contact location for a person's residence.
honorificPrefix Text An honorific prefix preceding a Person's name such as Dr/Mrs/Mr.
honorificSuffix Text An honorific suffix preceding a Person's name such as M.D. /PhD/MSCSW.
isicV4 Text The International Standard of Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC), Revision 4 code for a particular organization, business person, or place.
jobTitle Text The job title of the person (for example, Financial Manager).
knows Person The most generic bi-directional social/work relation.
knowsAbout Text  or
Thing  or
URL 
Of a Person, and less typically of an Organization, to indicate a topic that is known about - suggesting possible expertise but not implying it. We do not distinguish skill levels here, or yet relate this to educational content, events, objectives or JobPosting descriptions.
knowsLanguage Language  or
Text 
Of a Person, and less typically of an Organization, to indicate a known language. We do not distinguish skill levels or reading/writing/speaking/signing here. Use language codes from the IETF BCP 47 standard.
makesOffer Offer A pointer to products or services offered by the organization or person.
Inverse property: offeredBy.
memberOf Organization  or
ProgramMembership 
An Organization (or ProgramMembership) to which this Person or Organization belongs.
Inverse property: member.
naics Text The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for a particular organization or business person.
nationality Country Nationality of the person.
netWorth MonetaryAmount  or
PriceSpecification 
The total financial value of the person as calculated by subtracting assets from liabilities.
owns OwnershipInfo  or
Product 
Products owned by the organization or person.
parent Person A parent of this person. Supersedes parents.
performerIn Event Event that this person is a performer or participant in.
publishingPrinciples CreativeWork  or
URL 
The publishingPrinciples property indicates (typically via URL) a document describing the editorial principles of an Organization (or individual e.g. a Person writing a blog) that relate to their activities as a publisher, e.g. ethics or diversity policies. When applied to a CreativeWork (e.g. NewsArticle) the principles are those of the party primarily responsible for the creation of the CreativeWork.

While such policies are most typically expressed in natural language, sometimes related information (e.g. indicating a funder) can be expressed using schema.org terminology.

relatedTo Person The most generic familial relation.
seeks Demand A pointer to products or services sought by the organization or person (demand).
sibling Person A sibling of the person. Supersedes siblings.
sponsor Organization  or
Person 
A person or organization that supports a thing through a pledge, promise, or financial contribution. e.g. a sponsor of a Medical Study or a corporate sponsor of an event.
spouse Person The person's spouse.
taxID Text The Tax / Fiscal ID of the organization or person, e.g. the TIN in the US or the CIF/NIF in Spain.
telephone Text The telephone number.
vatID Text The Value-added Tax ID of the organization or person.
weight QuantitativeValue The weight of the product or person.
workLocation ContactPoint  or
Place 
A contact location for a person's place of work.
worksFor Organization Organizations that the person works for.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
identifier PropertyValue  or
Text  or
URL 
The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. Schema.org provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
URL 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Wikidata entry, or official website.
subjectOf CreativeWork  or
Event 
A CreativeWork or Event about this Thing..
Inverse property: about.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of Person may appear as values for the following properties

PropertyOn TypesDescription
accountablePerson CreativeWork Specifies the Person that is legally accountable for the CreativeWork.
acquiredFrom OwnershipInfo The organization or person from which the product was acquired.
actor Clip  or
CreativeWorkSeason  or
Episode  or
Event  or
Movie  or
MovieSeries  or
RadioSeries  or
TVSeries  or
VideoGame  or
VideoGameSeries  or
VideoObject 
An actor, e.g. in tv, radio, movie, video games etc., or in an event. Actors can be associated with individual items or with a series, episode, clip. Supersedes actors.
agent Action The direct performer or driver of the action (animate or inanimate). e.g. John wrote a book.
alumni EducationalOrganization  or
Organization 
Alumni of an organization.
inverse property: alumniOf.
athlete SportsTeam A person that acts as performing member of a sports team; a player as opposed to a coach.
attendee Event A person or organization attending the event. Supersedes attendees.
author CreativeWork  or
Rating 
The author of this content or rating. Please note that author is special in that HTML 5 provides a special mechanism for indicating authorship via the rel tag. That is equivalent to this and may be used interchangeably.
awayTeam SportsEvent The away team in a sports event.
bccRecipient Message A sub property of recipient. The recipient blind copied on a message.
borrower LendAction A sub property of participant. The person that borrows the object being lent.
broker Invoice  or
Order  or
Reservation  or
Service 
An entity that arranges for an exchange between a buyer and a seller. In most cases a broker never acquires or releases ownership of a product or service involved in an exchange. If it is not clear whether an entity is a broker, seller, or buyer, the latter two terms are preferred. Supersedes bookingAgent.
buyer SellAction A sub property of participant. The participant/person/organization that bought the object.
candidate VoteAction A sub property of object. The candidate subject of this action.
ccRecipient Message A sub property of recipient. The recipient copied on a message.
character CreativeWork Fictional person connected with a creative work.
children Person A child of the person.
coach SportsTeam A person that acts in a coaching role for a sports team.
colleague Person A colleague of the person. Supersedes colleagues.
competitor SportsEvent A competitor in a sports event.
composer Event  or
MusicComposition 
The person or organization who wrote a composition, or who is the composer of a work performed at some event.
contributor CreativeWork  or
Event 
A secondary contributor to the CreativeWork or Event.
copyrightHolder CreativeWork The party holding the legal copyright to the CreativeWork.
creator CreativeWork  or
UserComments 
The creator/author of this CreativeWork. This is the same as the Author property for CreativeWork.
creditedTo MusicRelease The group the release is credited to if different than the byArtist. For example, Red and Blue is credited to "Stefani Germanotta Band", but by Lady Gaga.
customer Invoice  or
Order 
Party placing the order or paying the invoice.
director Clip  or
CreativeWorkSeason  or
Episode  or
Event  or
Movie  or
MovieSeries  or
RadioSeries  or
TVSeries  or
VideoGame  or
VideoGameSeries  or
VideoObject 
A director of e.g. tv, radio, movie, video gaming etc. content, or of an event. Directors can be associated with individual items or with a series, episode, clip. Supersedes directors.
editor CreativeWork Specifies the Person who edited the CreativeWork.
employee Organization Someone working for this organization. Supersedes employees.
endorsee EndorseAction A sub property of participant. The person/organization being supported.
followee FollowAction A sub property of object. The person or organization being followed.
follows Person The most generic uni-directional social relation.
founder Organization A person who founded this organization. Supersedes founders.
funder CreativeWork  or
Event  or
Organization  or
Person 
A person or organization that supports (sponsors) something through some kind of financial contribution.
grantee DigitalDocumentPermission The person, organization, contact point, or audience that has been granted this permission.
homeTeam SportsEvent The home team in a sports event.
illustrator Book The illustrator of the book.
instructor CourseInstance A person assigned to instruct or provide instructional assistance for the CourseInstance.
knows Person The most generic bi-directional social/work relation.
landlord RentAction A sub property of participant. The owner of the real estate property.
lender BorrowAction A sub property of participant. The person that lends the object being borrowed.
loser WinAction A sub property of participant. The loser of the action.
lyricist MusicComposition The person who wrote the words.
member Organization  or
ProgramMembership 
A member of an Organization or a ProgramMembership. Organizations can be members of organizations; ProgramMembership is typically for individuals. Supersedes musicGroupMember.
inverse property: memberOf.
musicBy Clip  or
Episode  or
Movie  or
MovieSeries  or
RadioSeries  or
TVSeries  or
VideoGame  or
VideoGameSeries  or
VideoObject 
The composer of the soundtrack.
offeredBy Offer A pointer to the organization or person making the offer.
inverse property: makesOffer.
opponent ExerciseAction A sub property of participant. The opponent on this action.
organizer Event An organizer of an Event.
parent Person A parent of this person. Supersedes parents.
participant Action Other co-agents that participated in the action indirectly. e.g. John wrote a book with Steve.
performer Event A performer at the event—for example, a presenter, musician, musical group or actor. Supersedes performers.
producer CreativeWork The person or organization who produced the work (e.g. music album, movie, tv/radio series etc.).
provider BusTrip  or
CreativeWork  or
Flight  or
Invoice  or
ParcelDelivery  or
Reservation  or
Service  or
TrainTrip 
The service provider, service operator, or service performer; the goods producer. Another party (a seller) may offer those services or goods on behalf of the provider. A provider may also serve as the seller. Supersedes carrier.
publisher CreativeWork The publisher of the creative work.
recipient AuthorizeAction  or
CommunicateAction  or
DonateAction  or
GiveAction  or
Message  or
PayAction  or
ReturnAction  or
SendAction  or
TipAction 
A sub property of participant. The participant who is at the receiving end of the action.
relatedTo Person The most generic familial relation.
reviewedBy WebPage People or organizations that have reviewed the content on this web page for accuracy and/or completeness.
seller BuyAction  or
Demand  or
Flight  or
Offer  or
Order 
An entity which offers (sells / leases / lends / loans) the services / goods. A seller may also be a provider. Supersedes merchant.
sender Message  or
ReceiveAction 
A sub property of participant. The participant who is at the sending end of the action.
sibling Person A sibling of the person. Supersedes siblings.
sponsor CreativeWork  or
Event  or
MedicalStudy  or
Organization  or
Person 
A person or organization that supports a thing through a pledge, promise, or financial contribution. e.g. a sponsor of a Medical Study or a corporate sponsor of an event.
spouse Person The person's spouse.
toRecipient Message A sub property of recipient. The recipient who was directly sent the message.
translator CreativeWork  or
Event 
Organization or person who adapts a creative work to different languages, regional differences and technical requirements of a target market, or that translates during some event.
underName Reservation  or
Ticket 
The person or organization the reservation or ticket is for.
winner LoseAction A sub property of participant. The winner of the action.

Available properties in extensions

More specific Types available in extensions

Acknowledgement

This class contains derivatives of IPTC rNews properties. rNews is a data model of publishing metadata with serializations currently available for RDFa as well as HTML5 Microdata. More information about the IPTC and rNews can be found at rnews.org.

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