Linguists

Avraham Even-Shoshan

Avraham Even-Shoshan

1906 - 1984

Linguists

Victoria Fromkin

Victoria Fromkin

May 16, 1923 - February 19, 2000

Linguists

Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi

Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi

718 - 786

Arabian lexicographer and philologists

Murray Barnson Emeneau

Murray Barnson Emeneau

1904 - 2005

Linguists

Asko Parpola

Asko Parpola

1941 -

Linguists

Rahul Sankrityayan

Rahul Sankrityayan

April 9, 1893 - April 14, 1963

Indian linguist

Rolf Furuli

Rolf Furuli

19 December 1942 -

Linguists

John Russell Bartlett

John Russell Bartlett

October 23, 1805 - May 28, 1886

Linguists

John R. Ross

John R. Ross

May 7, 1938 -

American lingusit

Karl Brugmann

Karl Brugmann

1849 - 1919

German philologist

Wilhelm Schmidt (linguist)

Wilhelm Schmidt (linguist)

February 16, 1868 - February 10, 1954

German anthropologist

Samuel Bochart

Samuel Bochart

30 May 1599 - 16 May 1667

French Protestant theologian

Yuri Knorozov

Yuri Knorozov

1922 - 1999

russian Mesoamericanist

Sándor Kőrösi Csoma

Sándor Kőrösi Csoma

March 27, 1784 - April 11, 1842

Linguists

Hamid Hassani

Hamid Hassani

November 23, 1968 -

Linguists

Ljudevit Gaj

Ljudevit Gaj

8 August 1809 - 20 April 1872

Linguists

Adam Kendon

Adam Kendon

1934 -

Linguists

Algirdas Julien Greimas

Algirdas Julien Greimas

9 March 1917 - 27 February 1992

Linguists

Teun A. van Dijk

Teun A. van Dijk

May 7, 1943 -

Dutch linguist

Mahmud al-Kashgari

Mahmud al-Kashgari

1005 - 1102

Linguists

Barbara McNamara

Barbara McNamara

-

Linguists

Jaroslav Rudnyckyj

Jaroslav Rudnyckyj

1910 - October 19, 1995

Ukrainian Canadian linguist, lexicographer and author

Muhammad Shahidullah

Muhammad Shahidullah

July 10, 1885 - July 13, 1969

Bangladeshi linguist

Jan Baudouin de Courtenay

Jan Baudouin de Courtenay

13 March 1845 - 3 November 1929

Polish linguist and slavist

Ahmed Shawqi

Ahmed Shawqi

1869 - 1932

Egyptian linguist

Ōtsuki Fumihiko

Ōtsuki Fumihiko

October 15, 1847 - February 17, 1928

Japanese lexicographer, linguist, and historian

Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi

Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi

September 4, 1923 -

Urdu humorist

T. F. O'Rahilly

T. F. O'Rahilly

1883 - 1953

Irish linguist

Josiah Willard Gibbs, Sr.

Josiah Willard Gibbs, Sr.

30 April 1790 - 24 March 1861

Linguists

Fred Landman

Fred Landman

October 28, 1956 -

Israeli linguist

Wazir Agha

Wazir Agha

18 May 1922 - 7 September 2010

Urdu linguist

Sergei Anatolyevich Starostin

Sergei Anatolyevich Starostin

March 24, 1953 - September 30, 2005

soviet linguist

Johannes Oporinus

Johannes Oporinus

25 January 1507 - 6 July 1568

Linguists

Merritt Ruhlen

Merritt Ruhlen

1944 -

American linguist

Michel Thomas

Michel Thomas

February 3, 1914 - January 8, 2005

American linguist and language teacher

James D. McCawley

James D. McCawley

March 30, 1938 - April 10, 1999

Linguists

Meletius Smotrytsky

Meletius Smotrytsky

- 1633

Polish linguist

Tamara Shakryl

Tamara Shakryl

- 2004

Linguist; activist

Venceslaus Ulricus Hammershaimb

Venceslaus Ulricus Hammershaimb

March 25, 1819 - April 4, 1909

Faroese folklorist and linguist, Lutheran clergyman

Irene Heim

Irene Heim

-

Linguists

Mary Haas

Mary Haas

January 12, 1910 - May 17, 1996

American linguist; studied historical linguistics, North American languages, Thai

Braj Kachru

Braj Kachru

1932 -

Indian linguist

Li Fang-Kuei

Li Fang-Kuei

20 August 1902 - 21 August 1987

Linguists

Morris Halle

Morris Halle

1923 -

Latvian-American linguist

Ján Kollár

Ján Kollár

29 July 1793 - 24 January 1852

Linguists

Uriel Weinreich

Uriel Weinreich

23 May 1926 - 30 March 1967

American linguist

Norman Fairclough

Norman Fairclough

1941 -

Linguists

Louis Couturat

Louis Couturat

January 17, 1868 - August 3, 1914

Linguists

Geoffrey K. Pullum

Geoffrey K. Pullum

March 8, 1945 -

Linguists

David Crystal

David Crystal

6 July 1941 -

Linguists

Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron

Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron

7 December 1731 - 17 January 1805

French orientalist

Stephan Endlicher

Stephan Endlicher

24 June 1804 - 28 March 1849

Austrian botanist, linguist and numismatist

Sibawayh

Sibawayh

-

Iranian linguist

Walter Henry Medhurst

Walter Henry Medhurst

29 April 1796 - 24 January 1857

Missionary in China

Ray Jackendoff

Ray Jackendoff

January 23, 1945 -

American linguist

Émile Benveniste

Émile Benveniste

27 March\May 1902 - 1976

Linguists

Vatroslav Jagić

Vatroslav Jagić

July 6, 1838 - August 5, 1923

Slavic philologist

Jan Miodek

Jan Miodek

June 7, 1946 -

Linguists

Peter H. Salus

Peter H. Salus

-

American computer programmer

Ezekiel Cheever

Ezekiel Cheever

January 25, 1614 - August 21, 1708

Linguists

Humayun Azad

Humayun Azad

April 28, 1947 - August 11, 2004

Linguists

Vladimir Dal

Vladimir Dal

November 10, 1801 - September 22, 1872

Linguists

Sequoyah

Sequoyah

1767 - 1843

Cherokee linguist

Alexander Gode

Alexander Gode

October 30, 1906 - August 10, 1970

American linguist

Monier Monier-Williams

Monier Monier-Williams

12 November 1819 - 11 April 1899

Linguist (Sanskrit) and dictionary compiler

Pavle Ivić

Pavle Ivić

December 1, 1924 - 1999

Serbian linguist

Charles Kay Ogden

Charles Kay Ogden

1889 - 1957

English linguist, philosopher, writer

Yevgeny Polivanov

Yevgeny Polivanov

28 February 1891 - 25 January 1938

Linguists

David Salo

David Salo

1969 -

American linguist

Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda

Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda

1879 - March 9, 1956

Lexicographer, Linguist and Satirist

Richard Coates

Richard Coates

16 April 1949 -

English linguist

Hugh MacDiarmid

Hugh MacDiarmid

11 August 1892 - 9 September 1978

Linguists

Bedřich Hrozný

Bedřich Hrozný

May 6, 1879 - December 12, 1952

Czech linguist

William Taylor (man of letters)

William Taylor (man of letters)

1765 - 1836

British linguist

Samuel Martin (linguist)

Samuel Martin (linguist)

29 January 1924 - 28 November 2009

Linguists

August Schleicher

August Schleicher

19 February 1821 - 6 December 1868

German philologist

Chao Yuen Ren

Chao Yuen Ren

3 November 1892 - 25 February 1982

Chinese American linguist and composer

Zhang Binglin

Zhang Binglin

December 25, 1868 - June 14, 1936

Chinese linguist

Vladislav Ardzinba

Vladislav Ardzinba

May 14, 1945 - March 4, 2010

Linguists

Thomas Francis Wade

Thomas Francis Wade

25 August 1818 - 31 July 1895

British linguist

François Just Marie Raynouard

François Just Marie Raynouard

8 September 1761 - 27 October 1836

Linguists

Charles Berlitz

Charles Berlitz

November 20, 1914 - December 18, 2003

Linguists

Prince Michael of Kent

Prince Michael of Kent

4 July 1942 -

Grandson of George V

Håkon Melberg

Håkon Melberg

January 1, 1911 - November 4, 1990

Linguists

Adele Goldberg (linguist)

Adele Goldberg (linguist)

November 9, 1963 -

Linguists

John Grinder

John Grinder

January 10, 1940 -

Linguists

Vuk Stefanović Karadžić

Vuk Stefanović Karadžić

7 November 1787 - 7 February 1864

Linguists

Stephen Krashen

Stephen Krashen

1941 -

Linguists

Anna Wierzbicka

Anna Wierzbicka

1938 -

Polish linguist

Paul Pimsleur

Paul Pimsleur

October 17, 1927 - June 22, 1976

Linguists

M. A. R. Barker

M. A. R. Barker

1929 - 2012

Linguist, scholar, author and game designer.

John Goldsmith

John Goldsmith

1951 -

Linguists

George Lakoff

George Lakoff

May 24, 1941 -

Linguists

Roman Jakobson

Roman Jakobson

October 11, 1896 - July 18, 1982

Russian linguist

Otto Jespersen

Otto Jespersen

July 16, 1860 - April 30, 1943

Danish linguist

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky

December 7, 1928 -

linguist, psychologist, and activist

Michael Halliday

Michael Halliday

13 April 1925 -

Linguists

Leonard Bloomfield

Leonard Bloomfield

April 1, 1887 - April 18, 1949

American linguist

Larry Wall

Larry Wall

September 27, 1954 -

programmer, linguist, and creator of Perl

Kenneth Lee Pike

Kenneth Lee Pike

June 9, 1912 - December 31, 2000

American linguist


Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine