The Wikipedia 20: The Most Edited In History

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It is hard to believe that Wikipedia has turned 20. If it were a person, it would already be old enough to drink in all of Canada and would be just a year off from being able to do so in the United States. In celebration of Wikipedia’s birthday, I have compiled a list of the top 20 articles that the editorial community has been most interested in in the site’s 20 year history.

Most of these are unsurprising, though number one has switched with number 2 since 2015. Shall we begin?

20. Climate change

19. List of current UFC fighters

18. Britney Spears

17. India

16. The Undertaker

15. World War II

14. Roger Federer

13. ATP Tour records

12. Adolf Hitler

11. Barack Obama

10. Catholic Church

9. List of programs broadcast by ABS-CBN

8. Deaths in 2020

7. Jesus

6. Michael Jackson

5. Donald Trump

4. Wikipedia

3. United States

2. George W. Bush

  1. List of WWE personnel

What’s next?

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