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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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    Gilbert Lazard 1920

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    Gleb Matveychuk 1981

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    Gregory D. S. Anderson

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    Güzin Dino 1910

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    Hans Bauer 1878

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    Haruo Aoki

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    Hermann Teuchert 1880

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    Hilde Eynikel 1949

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    Hugo Schuchardt 1842

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    Irene Heim

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    Ivan Mažuranić 1814

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    Ivan Slaveykov 1853

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    James Joachim Hurtak 1940

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    James Waite Dickson

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    Jennifer MacDonald

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    Jerzy Michal Bozyk 1941

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    Joan Bybee 1945

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    John A. Lucy

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    John Fryer 1839

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    Joshua T. Katz

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    Kaanhan Argüt 1989

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    Karl V. Teeter 1929

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    Kees Versteegh 1947

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    Kenneth Wexler

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    Kita Chkhenkeli 1895

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    Kornelis ter Laan 1871

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    Kristiina Ross

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    Ksenia Kepping 1937

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    Larry Ward 1944

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    Louis Gauchat 1866

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