Lawrence Mark "Larry" Sanger (/sæŋɜːr/;[1] born Julie 16, 1968[2]) is an American Internet project developer, co-foonder o Wikipaedia, an the foonder o Citizendium.[3][4][5] He grew up in Anchorage, Alaska.[4] Frae an early age he haes been interestit in filosofie.[6] Sanger receivit a Bachelor o Airts in filosofie frae Reed College in 1991 an a Doctor o Filosofie in filosofie frae Ohio State Varsity in 2000.[7] Maist o his filosofical wirk haes focused on epistemology, the theory o knawledge.[6]

Larry Sanger
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Sanger in July 2006
BornLawrence Mark Sanger
(1968-07-16) 16 Julie 1968 (age 52)
Bellevue, Washington, U.S.
ResidenceColumbus, Ohio, U.S.
Alma materReed College (BA)
Ohio State Varsity (MA, PhD)
ThriftInternet project developer
Kent forCo-foondin Wikipaedia


  1. Western History for Kids, Part 1 - ancient and medieval - Sanger Academy on YouTube, video taken from Sanger's official educational YouTube channel, pronunciation confirmed around 0:10, accessed May 7, 2016
  2. Jennifer Joline Anderson (2011). Wikipedia: The Company and Its Founders (1 ed.). Abdo Group. p. 20. ISBN 1617148121.
  3. Walker, Lauren (December 16, 2014). "'Wikipedia for News' Becomes Open to the Public". Newsweek. Retrieved December 16, 2014.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Chillingworth, Mark (November 27, 2006). "Expert edition". Information World Review. Retrieved Mairch 25, 2007.
  5. Anderson, Nate (November 21, 2007). "Larry Sanger says "tipping point" approaching for expert-guided Citizendium wiki". Ars Technica. Retrieved November 21, 2007.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Roush, Wade (Januar 2005). "Larry Sanger's Knowledge Free-for-All". Technology Review. Retrieved Mairch 25, 2007.
  7. Sanger, Larry. "Larry Sanger – Education". Retrieved Mairch 25, 2007.

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