Find out more about the greatest British Linguists, including Percy Bysshe Shelley, Susie Dent, Enoch Powell, Max Müller and Harriet Martineau.
Enoch PowellEnoch Powell
16 June 1912
Percy Bysshe ShelleyPercy Bysshe Shelley
04 August 1792
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Writer, Playwright,

Susie DentSusie Dent
21 September 1967
Lexicographer, Linguist

Max MüllerMax Müller
06 December 1823

Michael HallidayMichael Halliday
13 April 1925
Linguist, Philosopher, Educationist, University

J. L. AustinJ. L. Austin
26 March 1911
Philosopher, Educationist, Linguist, University
Mary SomervilleMary Somerville
26 December 1780
Mathematician, Linguist, Translator, Astronomer,

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

Michael VentrisMichael Ventris
12 July 1922
Linguist, Architect, Historian, Archaeologist

Guillermo Cabrera InfanteGuillermo Cabrera Infante
22 April 1929
Linguist, Screenwriter, Translator, Essayist,
Alexander John EllisAlexander John Ellis
14 June 1814
Linguist, Musicologist, Music theorist,

William JonesWilliam Jones