Linguists List

Linguists Name During Nationality Known for 
Joseph Stalin 1878-1953 Georgian Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Adam Smith 1723-1790 Scottish Pioneer of political economy
Friedrich Nietzsche 1844-1900 German wrote critical texts on religion, morality
G.W. Leibniz 1646-1716 German Notable ideas  Infinitesimal calculus
Jacob Grimm 1785-1863 Berlin the author of the monumental German Dictionary
J.R.R. Tolkien 1892-1973 England Tolkien was Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford
Noam Chomsky 1928 United States  Notable ideas  Generative grammar, universal grammar
Edward Rulloff 1819-1871 United States  Rulloff's brain can be seen on display as part of the Wilder Brain Collection
Suzette Haden Elgin 1936 United States  She founded the Science Fiction Poetry Association