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Converts a text in the form "Name(s) Surname" to the form "Surname, Name(s)", removing all diacritics in the process.


  • {{LastName}} returns the contents of {{PAGENAME}} after processing it.

Syntax with an optional parameter:

This template is meant to be used in conjunction with the magic word DEFAULTSORT inside Composer and User pages, delivering to it an appropriate sort key.

  • {{DEFAULTSORT:{{LastName}}}}

In the cases in which the template returns an invalid sort key, as for example "Rue, Pierre de la", use a textual key instead:

  • {{DEFAULTSORT:La Rue, Pierre de}}