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1 (language)
the term’s language code.
the person’s name.
nationality or nat
the person’s nationality, such as French or German.
occupation or occ
the persons occupation, such as banker or soldier.
occupation25 or occ25
more occupations.
wplink (Wikipedia link)
The title of the Wikipedia page about the person. If the Wikipedia page’s title is the same as the person’s name, use the value =.
sc (script template)
the script in which the name is written. Only necessary if it’s not written in the Latin alphabet.
tr (transliteration)
transliteration of the name, if it’s not written in the Latin alphabet.
the year the person was born.
the year the person died.
nocap (no capitalization)
Displays “after” instead of “After”.
nocat (no category)
prevents the entry from being added to Category:LANG eponyms.
alt (alternative text)
replaces “After nationality occupation”.


{{named-after|en|nationality=French|occupation=navigator|Louis Antoine de Bougainville|wplink=Louis_Antoine_de_Bougainville|nocat=1}}.

Named after French navigator Louis Antoine de Bougainville.

Possibly {{named-after|en|nocap=1|nationality=Greco-Egyptian|occupation=pharaoh|Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαῖος|wplink=Ptolemy|tr=Klaudios Ptolemaios|sc=polytonic|nocat=1}}.

Possibly named after Greco-Egyptian pharaoh Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαῖος (Klaudios Ptolemaios).