New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.

LINGUIST

Igor M. Diakonoff

1914 - 1999

Photo of Igor M. Diakonoff

Icon of person Igor M. Diakonoff

Igor Mikhailovich Diakonoff (occasionally spelled Diakonov, Russian: И́горь Миха́йлович Дья́конов; 12 January 1915 – 2 May 1999) was a Russian historian, linguist, and translator and a renowned expert on the Ancient Near East and its languages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Igor M. Diakonoff has received more than 55,413 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Igor M. Diakonoff is the 93rd most popular linguist (up from 99th in 2019), the 1,145th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,124th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Russian Linguist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 55k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.05

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Igor M. Diakonoffs by language


Among LINGUISTS

Among linguists, Igor M. Diakonoff ranks 93 out of 161Before him are Bernhard Karlgren, Teun A. van Dijk, Ahatanhel Krymsky, Alexander Gode, Matteo Bartoli, and Albert Sechehaye. After him are Joan Coromines, August Immanuel Bekker, Kunio Yanagita, August Friedrich Pott, Lucien Tesnière, and Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda.

Most Popular Linguists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

Among people born in 1914, Igor M. Diakonoff ranks 168Before him are Eddie Chapman, Paul Rand, Zivia Lubetkin, Kazimierz Świątek, Magda Frank, and Arvīds Jansons. After him are Jersey Joe Walcott, Myroslav Ivan Lubachivsky, Toulo de Graffenried, Muazzez İlmiye Çığ, Dorothy Lamour, and Selahattin Ülkümen. Among people deceased in 1999, Igor M. Diakonoff ranks 118Before him are Paul Sacher, Riccardo Cucciolla, Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Dennis Viollet, Ian Bannen, and Dennis W. Sciama. After him are Milt Jackson, Carlos Hathcock, Jacques Lecoq, Primo Nebiolo, Dmitry Likhachov, and Bing Xin.

Others Born in 1914

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1999

Go to all Rankings

In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Igor M. Diakonoff ranks 1,145 out of 3,262Before him are Maria Ouspenskaya (1876), Alexander Sumarokov (1717), Vasily Agapkin (1884), Kaj Franck (1911), Vasily Rozanov (1856), and Eino Rahja (1885). After him are Galina Kulakova (1942), Nilus of Sora (1433), Patriarch Hermogenes of Moscow (1530), Gaito Gazdanov (1903), Yevgeny Shaposhnikov (1942), and Vasily Lazarev (1928).

Among LINGUISTS In Russia

Among linguists born in Russia, Igor M. Diakonoff ranks 5Before him are Roman Jakobson (1896), Algirdas Julien Greimas (1917), Nikolai Trubetzkoy (1890), and Gabdulkhay Akhatov (1927). After him are Yevgeny Polivanov (1891), Vyacheslav Ivanov (1929), Alexander Veselovsky (1838), Vladimir Toporov (1928), Andrey Zaliznyak (1935), Lev Shcherba (1880), and Viktor Vinogradov (1894).