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Linguist - Notable Birthdays

Noam ChomskyDec 7, 1928

Linguist - Birthdays
Date Event
1575-08-15

Bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650)

1588-04-15

Claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist

1732-08-08

Johann C Adelung, German linguist/librarian

1753-08-17

Josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828)

1759-10-13

Ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian)

1764-01-01

John Kinker, Dutch linguist/philosopher/poet (Minderjarige Zangster)

1764-02-15

Jens I Baggesen, Danish writer/linguist (Danske V'rker)

1774-06-23

Matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling)

1774-09-17

Joseph Caspar Mezzofanti, Cardinal/linguist (understood 70 languages)

1805-10-23

John Russell Bartlett, American linguist (d. 1886)

1813-01-04

Louis L Bonaparte, English/French linguist/senator

1813-11-29

Franz von Miklosich, Slovenian linguist (d. 1891)

1815-03-13

James Curtis Hepburn, American missionary and linguist (d. 1911)

1820-04-16

Georg Curtius, German classical linguist

1820-11-09

Matthias de Vries, Dutch linguist (spelling)

1827-03-08

Wilhelm Bleek, German linguist (d. 1875)

1828-04-27

Gerben Colmjon, Dutch Frisian linguist/publisher

1829-01-03

Konrad Duden, German linguist (Der grosse Duden)

1830-07-17

Eelco Refer, linguist (Dictionary for the Dutch translator)

1833-04-06

Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskrit, Old Javan)

1838-02-16

Arnoldus Pannevis, South African ship's doctor/linguist

1841-07-04

Edward Gailliard, Flemish linguist/archaeologicalist

1843-07-29

Johannes Schmidt, German linguist (d. 1901)

1852-02-16

William Scarborough, Macon Ga, linguist/author (Birds of Aristophanes)

1857-11-26

Ferdinand de Saussure, Swiss linguist (d. 1913)

1858-07-09

Franz Boas, anthropologist/linguist (Mind of Primitive Man)

1859-12-15

Ludwik L Zamenhof, Russian Poland, physician/linguist (Esperanto)

1860-07-16

Jens Otto Harry Jespersen, linguist/philologist

1863-03-11

Wobbe de Vries, Dutch linguist

1863-05-05

Frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs)

1863-09-06

Rodolfo Lenz, German/Chilian linguist (El Papiamento)

1865-02-04

Charles Bally, Swiss linguist (Le langage et la vie)

1865-09-15

Nicolaus Adriani, linguist (Middle-Celebes languages)

1865-10-18

Arie de Jong, Dutch linguist (d. 1957)

1865-12-19

Hermann Hirt, Magdeburg Prussia, linguist (Indo-European Grammar)

1868-02-16

Wilhelm Schmidt, German anthropologist/linguist (Anthropos)

1869-01-18

Willem De Vreese, Flemish linguist/biblographer

1869-12-19

Eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer)

1873-10-22

Gustaf John Ramstedt, Finland-Swedish linguist and diplomat (d. 1950)

1873-12-22

Matteo Giulio Bartoli, Austria-Hungary, linguist

1876-08-15

Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist

1879-07-03

Alfred Korzybski, Polish linguist (d. 1950)

1881-06-01

Charles Kay Ogden, English writer and linguist (d. 1957)

1882-01-12

Jakob Jud, Swiss linguist/etymologist

1884-01-26

Edward Sapir, Germany, linguist/antropologist (indians)

1887-04-01

Leonard Bloomfield, US linguist

1891-08-02

Viktor Maksimovich Zhirmunsky, Russian literary historian, linguist (d. 1971)

1892-05-16

Coenraad B van Haeringen, linguist/etymologist (Dutch Dictionary)

1896-10-11

Roman Jakobson, linguist/Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language)

1897-04-24

Benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist (or 1797)

1898-03-14

Arnold Chikobava, Georgian linguist (d. 1985)

1899-02-25

Leo J Weisgerber, German linguist

1903-04-09

Willem Pee, Belgian linguist

1905-08-20

Jean Gebser, German-born author, linguist, and poet (d. 1973)

1906-10-30

Alexander Gode, German-American linguist (d. 1970)

1909-06-01

Hans Vogt, Norwegian linguist (d. 1986)

1909-10-12

Zellig S Harris, US linguist

1912-06-12

Jameel Jalibi, Pakistani scholar, writer, and Urdu linguist

1912-09-23

Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Pakistani researcher, critic and linguist (d. 2005)

1913-07-25

John Cairncross, linguist (5th Man)

1914-06-03

Eugene Fuller, polymath/linguist

1915-05-28

Joseph Greenberg, American linguist (d. 2001)

1917-12-15

Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, linguist and writer of Pakistan (d. 2005)

1919-09-19

Harry Shorto, linguist

1923-09-17

John Hale, linguist

1928-12-07

Noam Chomsky, linguist (founded transformational grammar)

1929-05-04

Sidney Lamb, American linguist

1935-04-22

Christopher Ball, linguist/warden (Keble College-Oxford)

1937-12-03

Binod Bihari Verma, Indian linguist

1944-06-26

Ruth Kempson, linguist (SOAS)

1947-05-23

Bernard Comrie, English linguist

1950-02-24

G J M Gazdar, computational linguist

1967-02-11

Scott Shay, American linguist

Linguist - Notable Weddings

Noam ChomskyDec 24, 1949

Linguist - Weddings
Date Event
1940-01-02

Archibald Campbell Mzoliza Jordan, Xhosa writer, linguist and academic and outspoken critic of the South African National Party government's Bantu Education policy, marries Priscilla Phyllis Ntantla.

1949-12-24

Linguist Noam Chomsky (21) weds Carol Doris Schatz (19)

Linguist - Deaths
Date Event
440-02-17

St. Mesrop Mashtots, Armenian theologian and linguist

440-02-19

Mesrop Mashtots, Armenian monk, theologian and linguist (b. 361/362)

869-02-14

Saint Cyril, Greek monk, scholar, theologian and linguist (b. 827) Called "apostle of Slavs"

1707-06-24

Kaspar von Stieler, German linguist/poet, dies at 74

1715-12-15

George Hickes, English linguist (Old German Philology), dies at 73

1826-10-03

Jens I Baggesen, Danish writer/linguist (Labyrinth), dies

1832-02-01

Ecco Epkema, Dutch classic linguist (Frisian/Old Frisian), dies at 71

1849-03-15

Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti, Italian cardinal and linguist (b. 1774)

1868-12-06

August Schleicher, German linguist (b. 1821)

1875-08-17

Wilhelm Bleek, German linguist (b. 1827)

1884-08-14

Arnoldus Pannevis, South African shipping agent/linguist, dies at 46

1884-12-28

Gerben Colmjon, Frisian linguist/publisher, dies at 56

1885-08-12

Georg Curtius, German classical/linguist/philologist, dies at 65

1894-08-16

Herman van der Tuuk, Dutch linguist (Toba Batak grammar), dies at 70

1907-07-06

August Johann Gottfried Bielenstein, German Linguist, Theologian (b. 1826)

1911-06-11

James Curtis Hepburn, American missionary and linguist (b. 1815)

1911-08-01

Konrad Duden, German linguist (Das, grosse Duden Lexicon), dies

1913-02-22

Ferdinand Mongin de Saussure, Swiss linguist, dies at 55

1917-04-14

Lew [Lejzer L] Zamenhof, Polish doc/linguist (Esperanto), dies at 57

1917-07-04

Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskreet), dies at 84

1936-04-27

Frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs), dies at 72

1936-09-12

Hermann Hirt, German linguist (Indo-European Grammar), dies at 70

1938-01-10

Willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68

1939-02-04

Edward Sapir, US linguist/cultural antropologist (indian), dies at 55

1942-02-06

Wobbe de Vries, Dutch linguist, dies at 78

1946-01-23

Matteo Giulio Bartoli, linguist, dies at 72

1949-04-18

Leonard Bloomfield, linguist/philosopher, dies

1950-02-14

Eduard Hermann, German linguist (Homer), dies at 80

1950-11-25

Gustaf John Ramstedt, Finland-Swedish linguist and diplomat (b. 1873)

1952-06-15

Jakob Jud, Swiss linguist/etymologist, dies at 70

1952-12-12

Bedřich Hrozný, Czech orientalist and linguist (b. 1879)

1953-01-26

Martinus Nijhoff, Dutch poet/interpreter/linguist, dies at 58

1955-03-29

Everard Verachtert, Flemish linguist (I Can Speak Nicely), dies at 81

1960-02-26

Aleksandar Belic, Swedish linguist, dies at 83

1973-05-14

Jean Gebser, German-born author, linguist, and poet (b. 1905)

1985-11-05

Arnold Chikobava, Georgian linguist (b. 1898)

1986-09-25

Hans Vogt, Norwegian linguist (b. 1909)

1989-03-11

Johan Fleerackers, Flemish linguist, dies at 57

1992-05-22

Zellig Harris, American linguist (b. 1909)

1994-07-19

Nathan Susskind, Slovak/US linguist (Yiddish), dies at 87

1995-01-19

Eugene Fuller, polymath/linguist, dies at 80

1995-07-30

Harry Shorto, linguist, dies at 75

1995-10-08

John Cairncross, linguist (5th Man), dies at 82

1999-03-31

Yuri Knorozov, Russian linguist (b. 1922)

2005-01-08

Michel Thomas, Polish linguist (b. 1914)

2005-09-25

Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Pakistani critic and linguist (b. 1912)

2005-10-11

Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, Linguist, and writer of Pakistan (b. 1917)

2008-12-19

Carol Chomsky, American linguist and education specialist (b. 1930)

2009-07-11

Ji Xianlin, Chinese linguist and paleographer (b.1911)

2010-01-13

Kalifa Tillisi, Libyan writer and linguist

2016-03-13

Noted linguist JS Badudu dies at 89


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