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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.

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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. (160 items)
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    Gilbert Lazard age 95

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    Gleb Matveychuk age 34

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    Died at 76 (1904-1980)

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    Gregory D. S. Anderson

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    Güzin Dino Died at 103 (1910-2013)

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    Hans Bauer Died at 59 (1878-1937)

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    Haruo Aoki

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    Died at 77 (1932-2009)

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    Died at 44 (1749-1793)

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    Hermann Teuchert Died at 92 (1880-1972)

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    Hilde Eynikel age 66

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    Died at 73 (1935-2008)

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    Hugo Schuchardt Died at 85 (1842-1927)

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    Irene Heim

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    Ivan Mažuranić Died at 76 (1814-1890)

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    Died at 64 (1949-2013)

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    Ivan Slaveykov Died at 48 (1853-1901)

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    James Joachim Hurtak age 75

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    Died at 47 (1848-1895)

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    James Waite Dickson

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    Died at 54 (1761-1815)

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    Jennifer MacDonald

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    Jerzy Michal Bozyk age 74

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    Joan Bybee age 70

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    John A. Lucy

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    Died at 98 (1911-2009)

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    John Fryer Died at 89 (1839-1928)

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    Died at 74 (1611-1685)

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    Joshua T. Katz

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    Died at 93 (1873-1966)

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    Kaanhan Argüt age 26

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    Karl V. Teeter Died at 78 (1929-2007)

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    Died at 70 (1878-1948)

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    Kees Versteegh age 68

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    Kenneth Wexler

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    Kita Chkhenkeli Died at 68 (1895-1963)

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    Kornelis ter Laan

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    Kristiina Ross

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    Ksenia Kepping Died at 65 (1937-2002)

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    Larry Ward Died at 63 (1944-2007)

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    Died at 68 (1404-1472)

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    Louis Gauchat Died at 76 (1866-1942)

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