List of famous interpreters, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top interpreters in the world? This includes the most prominent interpreters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable interpreters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic interpreters 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 interpreters.
List below includes Sacagawea, Kirsty Sword Gusmão and more people.From reputable, prominent, and well known interpreters to the lesser known interpreters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the interpreter field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous interpreters ever?" and "What are the names of famous interpreters?" then you're in the right place. (12 items)
Kirsty Sword Gusmão is married to Xanana Gusmão, Prime Minister and former President of Timor-Leste. She is the founding director of the Alola Foundation, which seeks to improve the lives of women in Timor-Leste, a nation with one of the world's lowest per capita GDPs. ...moresee more on Kirsty Sword Gusmão
Sacagawea, also Sakakawea or Sacajawea, was a Lemhi Shoshone woman who accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition as an interpreter and guide during their exploration of the Western United States. With the expedition, she traveled thousands of miles from North Dakota to the Pacific Ocean between 1804 and 1806. ...moresee more on Sacagawea
Jonathan Mark Weiss is an American scholar of French literature and social science whose extensive publications include literary and theatre criticism, essays on Franco-American relations, a short story, and most recently the biography of Irène Némirovsky. Weiss is currently NEH Class of 1940 Distinguished Professor of Humanities, emeritus, in the Department of French and Italian at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Weiss currently lives in Dijon, France with his wife, Dace. ...moresee more on Jonathan M. Weiss
Eugene Botkin, also Yevgeny Sergeyevich Botkin was the court physician for Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra and, while in exile with the family, sometimes treated the hemophilia-related complications of the Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich of Russia. Botkin went into exile with the Romanovs following the Russian Revolution of 1917 and was murdered with the family at Ekaterinburg on 17 July 1918. Like them, he was canonized as a passion-bearer by the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia in 1981. ...moresee more on Eugene Botkin