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Larry Sanger

Larry SangerAKA Lawrence Mark Sanger

Born: 16-Jul-1968
Birthplace: Bellevue, WA

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Encyclopaedist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Founder of Wikipedia

Co-founded online encyclopedia Wikipedia, for which he was a paid employee. He has since left, joining the Digital Universe Foundation in 2005. From there he took a leave of absence the following year, founding "Citizendium", a fork of Wikipedia with more stringent editing rules and a much smaller group of authors working on it. Lately, there seems to be a move to discard the legacy Wikipedia content and start Citizendium with fresh articles.

    University: BA Philosophy, Reed College (1991)
    University: PhD Philosophy, Ohio State University (2000)

    Digital Universe Foundation Director of Distributed Content Programs (2005-06)
    Wikipedia Co-Founder (2001-02)
    Citizendium Founder (2006-)

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