- Wikipedia was started on January 10, 2001, by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger as part of an earlier online encyclopedia named Nupedia. On January 15, 2001, Wikipedia became a separate website of its own. It's a wiki that runs using the software MediaWiki (like all other Wikimedia Foundation projects).
Sep 11, 2021 · Wikipedia.org had only been launched nine months earlier by a digital ad entrepreneur named Jimmy Wales and a graduate student in philosophy named Larry Sanger.
2 days ago · The Wikimedia Foundation, which operates the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, said on Tuesday it has appointed social entrepreneur Maryana Iskander as its chief executive officer. Wikimedia's previous CEO Katherine Maher left the nonprofit foundation in April. (Catch all the Business News, Breaking News Events and Latest News Updates on The Economic Times .)
1 day ago · The United States is a federal republic and a representative democracy with three separate branches of government, including a bicameral legislature. It is a founding member of the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organization of American States, NATO, and other international organizations.
Sep 11, 2021 · The website/wiki is owned by Andrew Schlafly, the son of conservative donor Phyllis Schlafly. As a Wiki they are funded through donations and crowdsourcing. Analysis / Bias
Sep 14, 2021 · She will step into a void created by the April departure of former Wikimedia Foundation CEO Katherine Maher, who since taking the reins of the organization in 2014 had grown Wikipedia into one of ...
3 days ago · The following is a list providing an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.. The 206 listed states can be divided into three categories based on membership within the United Nations System: 193 member states, 2 observer states and 11 other states.