Bodil Biørn

Norway and Armenia come together to bring Bodil Biørn’s historic photographs online

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Over 180 memories of Armenian history are now available to everyone in the world, free of charge, thanks to a collaborative project between Wikimedia Norge (Norway), Wikimedia Armenia—both independent Wikimedia affiliate organizations—and the National Archives of Norway. All of the photographs were taken by Norwegian missionary and nurse Bodil Biørn (1871–1960), who proselytized within modern-day….

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Community digest; Wikipedians around the world celebrate Wikipedia’s 17th anniversary

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Every January, Wikipedians around the world celebrate the birthday of Wikipedia. This year, as Wikipedia is turning 17, we took a look at the celebrations held around the world by the Wikipedia communities.

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