Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky
07 December 1928, American
Linguist
Enoch PowellEnoch Powell
16 June 1912, British
 

Steven PinkerSteven Pinker
18 September 1954, Canadian, American
Psychologist, Linguists

Roland BarthesRoland Barthes
12 November 1915, French
French Literary Theorist & Philosopher

Ferdinand de SaussureFerdinand de Saussure
26 November 1857, Swiss
Linguist

Katharine GunKatharine Gun
1974 AD, British
Linguist
Jamie HynemanJamie Hyneman
25 September 1956, American
Television presenter, Journalist, Linguist,

John McWhorterJohn McWhorter
06 October 1965, American
Linguist

Girish KarnadGirish Karnad
19 May 1938, Indian
Linguist, Author, Film director, Actor,
Julius NyerereJulius Nyerere
13 April 1922, Tanzanian
Linguist, Politician, Translator

Jon EliaJon Elia
14 December 1931, Pakistani
Linguist, Philosopher, Poet, Literary critic
Anne CarsonAnne Carson
21 June 1950, Canadian
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Writer, University

Jean-François LyotardJean-François Lyotard
10 August 1924, French
Philosopher, Philologist, Writer, Linguist,

Muhammad Tahir-ul-QadriMuhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
19 February 1951, Pakistani
Linguist, Politician, Translator, Writer

Roman JakobsonRoman Jakobson
11 October 1896, Russian
Linguist

J. L. AustinJ. L. Austin
26 March 1911, British
Philosopher
Amos OzAmos Oz
04 May 1939, Israeli
Writer, Linguist, Journalist, Novelist,

Michael HallidayMichael Halliday
13 April 1925, Australian, British
Linguist

S.I. HayakawaS.I. Hayakawa
18 July 1906, Canadian, American
Politician

Luce IrigarayLuce Irigaray
03 May 1930, Belgian, French
Philosopher, Linguist, University teacher,
Valentin InzkoValentin Inzko
22 May 1949, Austrian
Linguist, Diplomat

Robert BlyRobert Bly
23 December 1926, American
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Writer
William LabovWilliam Labov
04 December 1927, American
Linguist

Nirmal VermaNirmal Verma
03 April 1929, Indian
Linguist, Translator, Writer, Literary critic

Yasmina RezaYasmina Reza
01 May 1959, French
Actor, Linguist, Translator, Playwright, Novelist,
Dell HymesDell Hymes
07 June 1927, American
Anthropologist, Linguist, University teacher,

Zellig HarrisZellig Harris
23 October 1909, American
Linguist
Michel ThomasMichel Thomas
03 February 1914, Polish
Linguist

Sol PlaatjeSol Plaatje
09 October 1876, South African
Journalist

Michael VentrisMichael Ventris
12 July 1922, British
Linguist, Architect, Historian, Archaeologist
Niki KarimiNiki Karimi
10 November 1971
Actor, Linguist, Film director, Translator,

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Zhou YouguangZhou Youguang
13 January 1906, Chinese
Chinese economist and linguist
Wolfgang IserWolfgang Iser
22 July 1926, German
Linguist, Writer, University teacher, Literary

Arthur WaleyArthur Waley
19 August 1889, British
Translator

Nikolai TrubetzkoyNikolai Trubetzkoy
16 April 1890, Russian
Linguist

Joseph GreenbergJoseph Greenberg
28 May 1915, American
Linguist
Sandra RoelofsSandra Roelofs
23 December 1968, Georgian, Dutch
Diplomat
Teun A. van DijkTeun A. van Dijk
07 May 1943
Linguist, University teacher, Sociologist

Yuri KnorozovYuri Knorozov
19 November 1922, Russian
Linguist

John Rupert FirthJohn Rupert Firth
17 June 1890, British
Linguist

William StokoeWilliam Stokoe
21 July 1919, American
Linguist
Gregory RabassaGregory Rabassa
09 March 1922, American
Translator

Charles Kay OgdenCharles Kay Ogden
01 June 1889, British
Linguist

Harry JohnstonHarry Johnston
12 June 1858, British
Botanist

Surendranath DasguptaSurendranath Dasgupta
30 September 1887, Indian
Scholar

Reynold A. NicholsonReynold A. Nicholson
18 August 1868, British
Translator
Guillermo Cabrera InfanteGuillermo Cabrera Infante
22 April 1929, Cuban, Spanish, British
Linguist, Screenwriter, Translator, Essayist,

Dmitry LikhachovDmitry Likhachov
28 November 1906, Russian
Linguist
Karl BühlerKarl Bühler
27 May 1879, German
German psychologist

Ella Cara DeloriaElla Cara Deloria
31 January 1889, American
Educator

Wilhelm SchmidtWilhelm Schmidt
16 February 1868, Austrian
Linguist
Jan Niecisław Baudouin de CourtenayJan Niecisław Baudouin de Courtenay
13 March 1845, Polish
Linguist

Sir George Abraham GriersonSir George Abraham Grierson
07 January 1851, British
Linguist
Martha Carey ThomasMartha Carey Thomas
02 January 1857, American
Linguist

Alexis KagameAlexis Kagame
15 May 1912, Rwandan
Philosopher

Peter LadefogedPeter Ladefoged
17 September 1925, British
Linguist

Sir Edward Howard MarshSir Edward Howard Marsh
18 November 1872, British
Translator

Mouloud MammeriMouloud Mammeri
28 December 1917, Algerian
Writer
Julius PokornyJulius Pokorny
12 June 1887, Austrian
Linguist

Mario PeiMario Pei
16 February 1901, Italian, American
Linguist

David Samuel MargoliouthDavid Samuel Margoliouth
17 October 1858, British
Orientalist

Bedřich HroznýBedřich Hrozný
06 May 1879, Czech
Orientalist
Kenneth Lee PikeKenneth Lee Pike
09 June 1912, American
Linguist

Peter HebblethwaitePeter Hebblethwaite
30 September 1930, British
Priest
Antoine MeilletAntoine Meillet
11 November 1866, French
Linguist

Sophus BuggeSophus Bugge
05 January 1833, Norwegian
Philologist

Archibald SayceArchibald Sayce
25 September 1846, British
Assyriologist
Tanya ReinhartTanya Reinhart
23 July 1943, Israeli
Linguist

Vilém MathesiusVilém Mathesius
03 August 1882, Czech
Linguist
Mary HaasMary Haas
23 January 1910, American
Linguist

Arne Evensen GarborgArne Evensen Garborg
25 January 1851, Norwegian
Writer

Graziadio Isaia AscoliGraziadio Isaia Ascoli
16 July 1829, Italian
Linguist
Sylvain LéviSylvain Lévi
28 March 1863, French
Orientalist

Kuno MeyerKuno Meyer
20 December 1858, German
Scholar
Louis CouturatLouis Couturat
17 January 1868, French
Logician

Karl BrugmannKarl Brugmann
16 March 1849, German
Linguist

Luis MardenLuis Marden
25 January 1913, American
Photographer

John R. SwantonJohn R. Swanton
19 February 1873, American
Anthropologist
Holger PedersenHolger Pedersen
07 April 1867, Danish
Linguist
Frederic G. CassidyFrederic G. Cassidy
10 October 1907, American
Linguist

Nicholas MarrNicholas Marr
06 January 1865, Russian
Historian

Jacob WackernagelJacob Wackernagel
11 December 1853, Swiss
Linguist

Paul RobertPaul Robert
19 October 1910, Algerian
French lexicographer
Julio Caro BarojaJulio Caro Baroja
13 November 1914, Spanish
Anthropologist

Jerzy KuryłowiczJerzy Kuryłowicz
26 August 1895, Polish, Ukrainian
Linguist

Lennart HellsingLennart Hellsing
05 June 1919, Swedish
Linguist, Poet, Writer, Translator, Children's

August LeskienAugust Leskien
08 July 1840, German
Linguist

Baltasar Lopes da SilvaBaltasar Lopes da Silva
23 April 1907, Cape Verdean
Author
Matteo BartoliMatteo Bartoli
22 November 1873, Croatian, Italian
Linguist

A.V. Williams JacksonA.V. Williams Jackson
09 February 1862, American
Specialist
Bagrat ShinkubaBagrat Shinkuba
12 May 1917, Georgian, Russian
Writer

Carl MeinhofCarl Meinhof
23 July 1857, German, Polish
Linguist
Henri-Alexandre JunodHenri-Alexandre Junod
17 May 1863, Swiss
Missionary
Rudolf ThurneysenRudolf Thurneysen
14 March 1857, Swiss
Linguist