Jost Gippert

1956 - Today

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Jost Gippert (German pronunciation: [ˈjoːst ˈgɪpʰɐt]; born 12 March 1956 in Winz-Niederwenigern, later merged to Hattingen) is a German linguist, Caucasiologist, author, and professor for Comparative Linguistics at the Institute of Empirical Linguistics at the Goethe University of Frankfurt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jost Gippert has received more than 15,672 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia. Jost Gippert is the 32nd most popular linguist (up from 63rd in 2019), the 1,247th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,204th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Linguist.

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Among linguists, Jost Gippert ranks 32 out of 161Before him are Sibawayh, Franz Miklosich, Louis Hjelmslev, Johann Christoph Adelung, Michel Bréal, and Pompeu Fabra. After him are Friedrich August Wolf, Jan Baudouin de Courtenay, Edgar de Wahl, Alexandre de Rhodes, Bedřich Hrozný, and Benjamin Lee Whorf.

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Among people born in 1956, Jost Gippert ranks 47Before him are Steve Harris, Eric Roberts, David Caruso, Ian Curtis, Bakir Izetbegović, and Zbigniew Boniek. After him are Anthony Bourdain, Guido van Rossum, Ravi Shankar, Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Michele Alboreto, and Min Aung Hlaing.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Jost Gippert ranks 1,247 out of 6,142Before him are Gottfried John (1942), Franz Karl Achard (1753), Lorenz von Stein (1815), Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria (1905), Anton Dostler (1891), and Ernst-Robert Grawitz (1899). After him are Albert Speer (1934), Sebastian Münster (1488), Friedrich Sertürner (1783), Ernst Chladni (1756), Duke Pius August in Bavaria (1786), and Ralph H. Baer (1922).

Among LINGUISTS In Germany

Among linguists born in Germany, Jost Gippert ranks 8Before him are Franz Bopp (1791), August Schleicher (1821), Johann Martin Schleyer (1831), Georg Friedrich Grotefend (1775), Johann Christoph Adelung (1732), and Michel Bréal (1832). After him are Friedrich August Wolf (1759), Vasily Radlov (1837), Hermann Paul (1846), Karl Lachmann (1793), August Leskien (1840), and Friedrich Christian Diez (1794).