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Gideon Toury

1942 - 2016

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Gideon Toury (Hebrew: גדעון טורי) (6 June 1942 – 4 October 2016) was an Israeli translation scholar and professor of Poetics, Comparative Literature and Translation Studies at Tel Aviv University, where he held the M. Bernstein Chair of Translation Theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gideon Toury has received more than 68,736 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Gideon Toury is the 140th most popular linguist (up from 146th in 2019), the 258th most popular biography from Israel (up from 263rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Israeli Linguist.

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  • 5.68

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  • 1.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among linguists, Gideon Toury ranks 140 out of 161Before him are Vladimir Toporov, Charles F. Hockett, Alice Kober, Dell Hymes, Brian Houghton Hodgson, and Jane Ellen Harrison. After him are Friedrich von Adelung, James Legge, Göran Malmqvist, Kazimieras Būga, Martí de Riquer i Morera, and Germà Colón.

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Among people born in 1942, Gideon Toury ranks 450Before him are Klaus-Dieter Sieloff, Bruce Johnston, Charmian Carr, Bernard Lietaer, Anita Roddick, and Wayne Newton. After him are Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, Quentin Bryce, Mamoni Raisom Goswami, Kenneth Lay, Mimis Domazos, and Bob Einstein. Among people deceased in 2016, Gideon Toury ranks 325Before him are Alcindo, Valery Khalilov, Caio Júnior, David Padilla, Charmian Carr, and Gotlib. After him are Sushil Koirala, Arturo Pomar, Ursula Franklin, Pen Sovan, Giorgio Albertazzi, and Gilbert Kaplan.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Gideon Toury ranks 258 out of 430Before him are Nurit Peled-Elhanan (1949), Saharon Shelah (1945), Ishtar (1968), Yossi Beilin (1948), Elia Suleiman (1960), and Benny Hinn (1952). After him are Eran Zahavi (1987), Tony Cliff (1917), Benny Morris (1948), Yossi Sarid (1940), Ruth Arnon (1933), and Nir Barkat (1959).

Among LINGUISTS In Israel

Among linguists born in Israel, Gideon Toury ranks 3Before him are Ghil'ad Zuckermann (1971) and Nurit Peled-Elhanan (1949).