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Purpose: MIDs and names of the 1M celebrities are released for algorithm training and data collection

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  • File format: text files, each line is an record containing 2 columns, delimited by TAB.
    • Column1: Freebase MID
    • Column2: “Name String”@Language
  • Some statistics:
    • # of line: 3,481,187
    • # of unique MIDs: 1,000,000
    • Total file size: 110MB


  1. The data is released for non-commercial research purpose only. You have to read and agree the MSR Data License Agreement before you downloading the data;
  2. Please contact us If you are a celebrity but do not want to be included in this data set. We will remove related entries by request;
  3. In all the related publications, please cite the paper "MS-Celeb-1M: A Dataset and Benchmark for Large Scale Face Recognition" and provide the link to
    @INPROCEEDINGS { guo2016msceleb,
        author = {Guo, Yandong and Zhang, Lei and Hu, Yuxiao and He, Xiaodong and Gao, Jianfeng},
        title = {M{S}-{C}eleb-1{M}: A Dataset and Benchmark for Large Scale Face Recognition},
        booktitle = {European Conference on Computer Vision},
        year = {2016},