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List of Famous Linguists

List of famous linguists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top linguists in the world? This includes the most prominent linguists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable linguists is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic linguists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned linguists.

Use every item on this list for yours, from Noam Chomsky to Larry Wall.

From reputable, prominent, and well known linguists to the lesser known linguists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the linguist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous linguists ever?" and "What are the names of famous linguists?" then you're in the right place. (160 items)
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    Abraham Yahuda 1877

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    Alan Nussbaum

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    Aleksandr Strakhov 1948

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    Aleš Svoboda 1941

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    Alexander Mackay 1833

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    Alf Lombard 1902

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    Amanda Brotchie

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    André Kaminker 1888

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    Angus McIntosh 1914

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    Asrar Alam

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    Braj Kachru 1931

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    Carl Goldbeck 1830

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    Caryn Antonini

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    Chaim Nahum 1872

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    Charles J. Fillmore 1929

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    Charles Pickering Bowditch 1842

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    Chris Lonsdale 1958

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    Claudia S. Vigodskaya 1904

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