Daniel Jones

1881 - 1967

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Daniel Jones (12 September 1881 – 4 December 1967) was a London-born British phonetician who studied under Paul Passy, professor of phonetics at the École des Hautes Études at the Sorbonne (University of Paris). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Jones has received more than 61,691 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Daniel Jones is the 108th most popular linguist, the 2,663rd most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 7th most popular British Linguist.

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Among linguists, Daniel Jones ranks 108 out of 160Before him are George Kingsley Zipf, Kunio Yanagita, Lucien Tesnière, Ferdinand Johann Wiedemann, Arie de Jong, and Brian Houghton Hodgson. After him are Eugen Wüster, Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu, Ahatanhel Krymsky, John Florio, Morris Halle, and Gaston Waringhien.

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Among people born in 1881, Daniel Jones ranks 121Before him are Ernst Fast, Edgar Leonard, Jess Willard, Henry Maitland Wilson, Jérôme Carcopino, and Curt Haase. After him are August Hlond, Harry Edwin Wood, Dora Boothby, Eugen Bolz, Mordecai Kaplan, and Patrick Ryan. Among people deceased in 1967, Daniel Jones ranks 158Before him are Reginald Punnett, Zhou Zuoren, Percy Hodge, Varian Fry, Vlastimil Kopecký, and Francis Spellman. After him are Ciro Alegría, Gigi Meroni, Arthur Ransome, Edward Chamberlin, Fatima Jinnah, and Georges Berger.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Daniel Jones ranks 2,663 out of 6,924Before him are Peter Gethin (1940), Toby Jones (1966), Isabella Beeton (1836), Matthew Vaughn (1971), Robert Simson (1687), and Graham McTavish (1961). After him are George Albert Smith (1864), Æthelheard of Wessex (750), John Scott Haldane (1860), Ronald Fairbairn (1889), Geoff Duke (1923), and Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside (1880).

Among LINGUISTS In United Kingdom

Among linguists born in United Kingdom, Daniel Jones ranks 7Before him are William Jones (1746), Robert Morrison (1782), Michael Halliday (1925), James Legge (1815), John Chadwick (1920), and Brian Houghton Hodgson (1800). After him are John Florio (1553), Jane Ellen Harrison (1850), Henry Liddell (1811), John Eliot (1604), Henry Sweet (1845), and Henry Watson Fowler (1858).