These are the 15 most-edited articles from Wikipedia's first 15 years

Evan Bartlett@ev_bartlett
Saturday 16 January 2016 14:00
Science and Tech

Wikipedia celebrated its 15th birthday this week.

The online encyclopedia, which anyone can edit, has helped countless students in last-minute essay panics, kept civil servants entertained and is now home to a mind-boggling 5,053,647 articles.

In a blog post on Thursday, the site revealed the most-edited pages in its short history.

Here's the top 15 from Wikipedia's first 15 years, with the figures showing the number of times each page has been amended:

1. George W Bush - 45,862

2. List of WWE Personnel - 42,836

3. United States - 35,742

4. Wikipedia - 33,958

5. Michael Jackson - 26,152

6. Catholic Church - 26,421

7. List of programs broadcast by ABS-CBN - 25,188

8. Jesus - 25,084

9. Barack Obama - 24,708

10. Adolf Hitler - 24,612

11. Britney Spears - 23,802

12. World War II - 23,739

13. Deaths in 2013 - 22,529

14. The Beatles - 22,399

15. India - 22,271

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