$Revision: 1615 $

$Date: 2002-06-10 21:20:20 -0400 (Mon, 10 Jun 2002) $

personname — The personal name of an individual


Content Model

personname ::=


Common attributes

Parameter Entities

The following parameter entities contain personname:

Parameter Entities


The personname identifies the personal name of an individual.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context.


The following elements occur in personname: firstname, honorific, lineage, othername, surname.

See Also

author, authorblurb, authorgroup, collab, collabname, contrib, corpauthor, editor, othercredit, personblurb.


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<para>Starting in DocBook 4.2, personal names, like
can be marked-up inline.</para>

Starting in DocBook 4.2, personal names, like Albert Einstein can be marked-up inline.