Indicates whether or not the contributor described in the element was deceased when the document or document component was published.

With the Element

Value Meaning
no The contributor was living when the document was published.
yes The contributor had died by the time the document was published.
Restriction: @deceased is an optional attribute; there is no default.


<contrib contrib-type="author" deceased="yes">
<name><surname initials="P">Poe</surname>
<given-names initials="EA">Edgar Allan</given-names>