Edgar de Wahl

1867 - 1948

Edgar de Wahl

Edgar Alexei Robert von Wahl or de Wahl (23 August 1867 – 9 March 1948) was a Baltic German teacher, mathematician and linguist. He is most famous for being the creator of Interlingue, a naturalistic constructed language based on the Indo-European languages, which was initially published in 1922. He was born at Olwiopol (according to some sources in Bohopil, a town nearby), Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire (now part of Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edgar de Wahl has received more than 16,097 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 34th most popular linguist.

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Among linguists, Edgar de Wahl ranks 34 out of 117Before him are Pompeu Fabra, Jan Baudouin de Courtenay, Georg Friedrich Grotefend, Sibawayh, Gabdulkhay Akhatov, and Friedrich August Wolf. After him are Bedřich Hrozný, Jost Gippert, Joseph Greenberg, André Martinet, Ignác Goldziher, and Hesychius of Alexandria.

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Among people born in 1867, Edgar de Wahl ranks 40Before him are Kristian Birkeland, Ignacy Mościcki, Edward B. Titchener, Leo Jogiches, Wilhelm Groener, and Josep Puig i Cadafalch. After him are Winsor McCay, Eugen Sandow, Hans Driesch, Mikhail Eisenstein, Jeanne Lanvin, and Charles Fabry. Among people deceased in 1948, Edgar de Wahl ranks 43Before him are Tamam Shud case, Pompeu Fabra, Yoshiko Kawashima, Feng Yuxiang, Wolfram Sievers, and Kantarō Suzuki. After him are Prince Adalbert of Prussia, Kenji Doihara, Josef Bühler, Otto Rasch, Waldemar Hoven, and Rudolf Brandt.

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Among people born in Ukraine, Edgar de Wahl ranks 161 out of 764Before him are Tamara Press (1937), Stanisław Żółkiewski (1547), P. D. Ouspensky (1878), Andrey Bogolyubsky (1111), Stanislaw Ulam (1909), and Boris Savinkov (1879). After him are Pavel Axelrod (1850), Vladimir Korolenko (1853), Frederick IV, Elector Palatine (1574), Sviatoslav II of Kiev (1027), Georgy Pyatakov (1890), and Serge Lifar (1904).