Ferdinand de SaussureFerdinand de Saussure
26 November 1857, Swiss
Linguist
Percy Bysshe ShelleyPercy Bysshe Shelley
04 August 1792, British
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Writer, Playwright,

Mary SomervilleMary Somerville
26 December 1780, British, Scottish
Mathematician, Linguist, Translator, Astronomer,

Harriet MartineauHarriet Martineau
12 June 1802, British
Linguist, Journalist, Economist, Historian,

L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
15 December 1859, Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,

Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
09 October 1881, German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,
Roman JakobsonRoman Jakobson
11 October 1896, Russian
Linguist

Jean HersholtJean Hersholt
12 July 1886, Danish, American
Film actor, Actor, Linguist, Writer, Translator

Maithili Sharan GuptMaithili Sharan Gupt
03 August 1886, Indian
Linguist, Poet, Politician, Translator
Wilhelm GrimmWilhelm Grimm
24 February 1786, German
Lexicographer, Anthropologist, Librarian, Writer,

Edward SapirEdward Sapir
26 January 1884, Polish, American
Anthropologist, Linguist, Sociolinguist,
Charles-Valentin AlkanCharles-Valentin Alkan
30 November 1813, French
Composer, Pianist, Linguist, Translator, Music

Rahul SankrityayanRahul Sankrityayan
09 April 1893, Indian
Linguist, Author, Autobiographer, Biographer

Benjamin Lee WhorfBenjamin Lee Whorf
24 April 1897, American
Anthropologist, Linguist

Max BrodMax Brod
27 May 1884, Czech, Israeli
Linguist, Composer, Pianist, Novelist, Translator,

Sol PlaatjeSol Plaatje
09 October 1876, South African
Journalist
Hermann GrassmannHermann Grassmann
15 April 1809
Mathematician, Physicist, Linguist, High school

Arthur WaleyArthur Waley
19 August 1889, British
Translator

Erich AuerbachErich Auerbach
09 November 1892, German
Linguist, Librarian, Writer, University teacher,

Bartolomé MitreBartolomé Mitre
26 June 1821, Argentinian
Soldier, Linguist, Journalist, Historian,
Isabelo de los ReyesIsabelo de los Reyes
07 July 1864, Filipino
Linguist, Journalist, Trade unionist

John Rupert FirthJohn Rupert Firth
17 June 1890, British
Linguist
Karl Richard LepsiusKarl Richard Lepsius
23 December 1810, German, Prussian
Egyptologist

Benjamin FondaneBenjamin Fondane
14 November 1898, French, Romanian
Linguist, Poet, Librarian, Film director,

Surendranath DasguptaSurendranath Dasgupta
30 September 1887, Indian
Scholar
Charles Kay OgdenCharles Kay Ogden
01 June 1889, British
Linguist

Julius PokornyJulius Pokorny
12 June 1887, Austrian
Linguist
Henrik WergelandHenrik Wergeland
17 June 1808, Norwegian
Writer

Gonçalves DiasGonçalves Dias
10 August 1823, Brazilian
Poet

Monteiro LobatoMonteiro Lobato
18 April 1882, Brazilian
Linguist, Journalist, Writer, Publisher,
Harry JohnstonHarry Johnston
12 June 1858, British
Botanist

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Reynold A. NicholsonReynold A. Nicholson
18 August 1868, British
Translator
Alexander John EllisAlexander John Ellis
14 June 1814, British
Linguist, Musicologist, Music theorist,

Fleeming JenkinFleeming Jenkin
25 March 1833, British
Engineer

Karl BühlerKarl Bühler
27 May 1879, German
German psychologist

Adam Kazimierz CzartoryskiAdam Kazimierz Czartoryski
01 December 1734, Polish
Aristocrat
Păstorel TeodoreanuPăstorel Teodoreanu
30 July 1894, Romanian
Linguist, Lawyer
Mărgărita Miller-VerghyMărgărita Miller-Verghy
01 January 1865, Romanian
Nurse, Linguist, Writer, Literary historian,

Ștefan Octavian IosifȘtefan Octavian Iosif
11 September 1875, Romanian
Linguist

Hermann Günther GrassmannHermann Günther Grassmann
15 April 1809, German, Polish
Polymath