Famous Russian Linguists

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 1 Roman Jakobson

Roman Jakobson
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: October 11, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: July 18, 1982

 2 Yuri Knorozov

Yuri Knorozov
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: November 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Soviet Union
Died: March 31, 1999

 3 Nikolai Trubetzkoy

Nikolai Trubetzkoy
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: April 16, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: June 25, 1938
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 4 Yuri Lotman

Yuri Lotman
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: February 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: October 28, 1993

 5 Tatyana Chernigovskaya

Tatyana Chernigovskaya
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: February 7, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 6 Valentin Voloshinov

Valentin Voloshinov
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: June 18, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 13, 1936

 7 Vyacheslav Ivanov

Vyacheslav Ivanov
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Famous As: Philologist
Birthdate: August 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: October 7, 2017
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 8 Dmitry Likhachov

Dmitry Likhachov
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: November 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 30, 1999

 9 Natalia O'Shea

Natalia O'Shea
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Famous As: Harpist
Birthdate: September 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 10 Matrena Vakhrusheva

Matrena Vakhrusheva
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: April 12, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karym, Russia
Died: January 1, 2000

 11 Semyon Alapin

Semyon Alapin
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Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: November 19, 1856
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 15, 1923

 12 Mikhail Gasparov

Mikhail Gasparov
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Famous As: Philologist
Birthdate: April 13, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 7, 2005

 13 Nicholas Marr

Nicholas Marr
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: January 6, 1865
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kutaisi, Georgia
Died: December 20, 1934

 14 Viktor Vinogradov

Viktor Vinogradov
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: January 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zaraysk, Russia
Died: October 4, 1969

 15 Gabdulkhay Akhatov

Gabdulkhay Akhatov
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Famous As: Linguist known for foundation of the modern Tatar dialectological and phraseological research schools
Birthdate: September 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Staroe Aimanovo, Russia
Died: November 25, 1986

 16 Efim Etkind

Efim Etkind
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Famous As: Translator
Birthdate: February 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: November 22, 1999

 17 Bagrat Shinkuba

Bagrat Shinkuba
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 12, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abkhazia, Georgia
Died: February 25, 2004

 18 Izmail Sreznevsky

Izmail Sreznevsky
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Famous As: Philologist
Birthdate: June 13, 1812
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yaroslavl, Russia
Died: February 21, 1880