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List of Famous Linguists

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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.

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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. (62 items)
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  1. 26
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    Joan Bybee

    1945 More
  2. 27
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    1911 More
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    John Fryer

    1839 More
  4. 29
    1965 More
  5. 30
    1611 More
  6. 31
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    Joshua T. Katz

  7. 32
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    1873 More
  8. 33
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    Karl V. Teeter

    1929 More
  9. 34
    1878 More
  10. 35
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  11. 36
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    Kenneth Wexler

  12. 37
    1954 More
  13. 38
    1404 More
  14. 39
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    1949 More
  15. 40
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    1910 More
  16. 41
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    1939 More
  17. 42
    1925 More
  18. 43
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    Michael Kenstowicz

  19. 44
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    1945 More
  20. 45
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    1909 More
  21. 46
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    1956 More
  22. 47
    1928 More
  23. 48
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    1952 More
  24. 49
    1944 More
  25. 50
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    Robert L. Oswalt

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