Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky
07 December 1928
Linguist
Steven PinkerSteven Pinker
18 September 1954
Psychologist, Linguists

Noah WebsterNoah Webster
16 October 1758
Lexicographer

Jamie HynemanJamie Hyneman
25 September 1956
Television presenter, Journalist, Linguist,

John McWhorterJohn McWhorter
06 October 1965
Linguist

S.I. HayakawaS.I. Hayakawa
18 July 1906
Politician
Jean HersholtJean Hersholt
12 July 1886
Film actor, Actor, Linguist, Writer, Translator

Robert BlyRobert Bly
23 December 1926
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Writer

Edward SapirEdward Sapir
26 January 1884
Anthropologist, Linguist, Sociolinguist,
William LabovWilliam Labov
04 December 1927
Linguist

Benjamin Lee WhorfBenjamin Lee Whorf
24 April 1897
Anthropologist, Linguist
Dell HymesDell Hymes
07 June 1927
Anthropologist, Linguist, University teacher,

Leonard BloomfieldLeonard Bloomfield
01 April 1887
linguist

Zellig HarrisZellig Harris
23 October 1909
Linguist

Joseph GreenbergJoseph Greenberg
28 May 1915
Linguist

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

Martha Carey ThomasMartha Carey Thomas
02 January 1857
Linguist

Ella Cara DeloriaElla Cara Deloria
31 January 1889
Educator

Mario PeiMario Pei
16 February 1901
Linguist
Edward RobinsonEdward Robinson
10 April 1794
Translator

Kenneth Lee PikeKenneth Lee Pike
09 June 1912
Linguist
William Dwight WhitneyWilliam Dwight Whitney
09 February 1827
Linguist

Mary HaasMary Haas
23 January 1910
Linguist

Luis MardenLuis Marden
25 January 1913
Photographer
Samuel KirklandSamuel Kirkland
01 December 1741
Missionary

Frederic G. CassidyFrederic G. Cassidy
10 October 1907
Linguist
John R. SwantonJohn R. Swanton
19 February 1873
Anthropologist

John Russell BartlettJohn Russell Bartlett
23 October 1805
Historian

A.V. Williams JacksonA.V. Williams Jackson
09 February 1862
Specialist
Sydney LambSydney Lamb
04 May 1929
Professor

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Hans KurathHans Kurath
13 December 1891
Linguist
Robert M. LaughlinRobert M. Laughlin
29 May 1934
Anthropologist

James Owen DorseyJames Owen Dorsey
31 October 1848
Ethnologist

Alfred TozzerAlfred Tozzer
04 July 1877
Anthropologist

Cara Dunne-YatesCara Dunne-Yates
17 March 1970
Lawyer
George Oliver CurmeGeorge Oliver Curme
14 January 1860
Grammarian
Charles Hall GrandgentCharles Hall Grandgent
14 November 1862
Scholar