Wikidata:WikiProject Fictional universes

Fictional universesEdit


The goal of this project is to build good practices related to fictional universes in Wikidata and to express statements and models about them.


Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
fictional analog ofP1074Itemused to link an entity or class of entities appearing in a creative work with the analogous entity or class of entities in the real worldfictional spacecraft <fictional analog of> spacecraft-
inspired byP941Itemartistic inspiration: work, human, place or event which inspired this creative work or fictional entityThe Matrix <inspired by> Alice's Adventures in Wonderland-
from narrative universeP1080Itemfictional universe: subject's fictional entity is in the object narrative. See also P1441 (present in work) and P1445 (fictional universe described in)Frodo Baggins <from narrative universe> Tolkien's legendarium-
present in workP1441Itemwork: this (fictional or fictionalized) entity or person appears in that work as part of the narration (use P2860 for works citing other works, P361/P1433 for works being part of other works, P1343 for entities described in non-fictional accounts)Irina Nikolayevna Arkadina <present in work> The Seagullcharacters
takes place in fictional universeP1434Itemfictional universe: the subject is a work describing a fictional universe, i.e. whose plot occurs in this universe.Firefly <takes place in fictional universe> Serenityversefictional universe described in
fictional universe described inP1445Itemwork and fictional universe: to link a fictional universe with a work that describes it: <universe> "described in the work:" <work>Serenityverse <fictional universe described in> Fireflytakes place in fictional universe
home worldP1165Itemfictional location: home planet or natural satellite for a fictional character or speciesRomulan <home world> Romulus-
narrative locationP840Itemnarrative location: the narrative of the work is set in this locationPaul et Virginie <narrative location> Mauritius Island-
main subjectP921Itemtopic, matter, topic of a work and Subject: primary topic of a work (see also P180: depicts)Marina <main subject> Rocco Granata-
first appearanceP4584Itemfirst appearance: work in which a fictional/mythical character or entity first appearedSherlock Holmes <first appearance> A Study in Scarlet-
narrative ageP6249Quantityfictional character: age of a fictional character (use qualifiers like P1441 (present in work) to restrict the age to a certain work)Bart Simpson <narrative age> 10 years old-

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Notes about fictional universesEdit

Useful queriesEdit

#How many objects belongs to specific fictional universe?
SELECT ?value ?valueLabel ?ct ?sampleitem ?sampleitemLabel
    SELECT ?value (count(*) as ?ct) (SAMPLE(?item) as ?sampleitem)
      ?item wdt:P1080 ?value
    GROUP BY ?value
    ORDER BY DESC(?ct)
  SERVICE wikibase:label { bd:serviceParam wikibase:language "[AUTO_LANGUAGE],en" }
ORDER BY DESC(?ct) ASC(?value)
Try it!