This document provides the semantic definition for the GEDCOM X Event data type for use in structured data (e.g. RDFa, Microdata, JSON-LD, etc.). This data type is specified by the GEDCOM X Conceptual Model.

This data type extends the data type.


A historical event.


property expected type description
Properties from Event
type EventType The type of the event.
date Date The date of this event.
place PlaceReference The place of this event.
role EventRole The roles played in this event.
Properties from Subject
evidence EvidenceReference References to the evidence being referenced for this subject.
media SourceReference References to multimedia resources associated with this subject.
identifier Identifier The list of identifiers for the subject.
Properties from Conclusion
confidence ConfidenceLevel The level of confidence the contributor has about the data.
attribution Attribution Attribution metadata for a conclusion.
source SourceReference The source references for a conclusion.
note Note Notes about a person.