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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Unknown/doc.

This template can be used in the "source" or "author" parameters of the {{Information}} to render the word "unknown" in the language specified in the user's preferences. Use {{other date|?}} for unknown dates.


{{unknown |1= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 Type of the unknown entity – some languages use different forms of the word "unknown" for different types. Possible values:
  • 'author'
  • 'location'
  • 'place'
  • 'source'
  • 'date', 'year' (pointing to {{other date|unknown}})
empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users


To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please edit the template and add a row to the "{{LangSwitch|}}" construct. It takes the form "|xx= Your translation " (xx being the code of your language)