Famous Russian Linguists

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 1 
Roman Jakobson
(Linguist)
Roman Jakobson
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Birthdate: October 11, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: July 18, 1982
 2 
Yuri Knorozov
(Linguist)
Yuri Knorozov
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Birthdate: November 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Soviet Union
Died: March 31, 1999
 3 
Nikolai Trubetzkoy
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Birthdate: April 16, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: June 25, 1938
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 4 
Yuri Lotman
(Historian)
Yuri Lotman
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Birthdate: February 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: October 28, 1993
 5 
Tatyana Chernigovskaya
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Birthdate: February 7, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
 6 
Valentin Voloshinov
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Birthdate: June 18, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 13, 1936
 7 
Vyacheslav Ivanov
(Philologist)
Vyacheslav Ivanov
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Birthdate: August 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: October 7, 2017
 8 
Dmitry Likhachov
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Birthdate: November 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 30, 1999
 9 
Natalia O'Shea
2
Birthdate: September 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
 10 
Matrena Vakhrusheva
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Birthdate: April 12, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karym, Russia
Died: January 1, 2000
 11 
Semyon Alapin
(Chess player)
Semyon Alapin
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Birthdate: November 19, 1856
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 15, 1923
 12 
Nicholas Marr
(Historian)
Nicholas Marr
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Birthdate: January 6, 1865
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kutaisi, Georgia
Died: December 20, 1934
 13 
Mikhail Gasparov
(Philologist)
Mikhail Gasparov
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Birthdate: April 13, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 7, 2005
 14 
Viktor Vinogradov
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Birthdate: January 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zaraysk, Russia
Died: October 4, 1969
 15 
Gabdulkhay Akhatov
(Linguist known for foundation of the modern Tatar dialectological and phraseological research schools)
Gabdulkhay Akhatov
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Birthdate: September 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Staroe Aimanovo, Russia
Died: November 25, 1986
 16 
Efim Etkind
(Translator)
Efim Etkind
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Birthdate: February 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: November 22, 1999
 17 
Bagrat Shinkuba
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Birthdate: May 12, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abkhazia, Georgia
Died: February 25, 2004
 18 
Izmail Sreznevsky
(Philologist)
Izmail Sreznevsky
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Birthdate: June 13, 1812
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yaroslavl, Russia
Died: February 21, 1880