Vasily Radlov

1837 - 1918

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Vasily Vasilievich Radlov or Friedrich Wilhelm Radloff (Russian: Васи́лий Васи́льевич Ра́длов; 17 January [O.S. 5 January] 1837 in Berlin – 12 May 1918 in Petrograd) was a German-born Russian founder of Turkology, a scientific study of Turkic peoples. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasily Radlov has received more than 27,363 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Vasily Radlov is the 42nd most popular linguist (up from 43rd in 2019), the 1,560th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,541st in 2019) and the 9th most popular German Linguist.

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Among linguists, Vasily Radlov ranks 42 out of 160Before him are Joseph Greenberg, Edgar de Wahl, Gabdulkhay Akhatov, André Martinet, Michel Bréal, and Leonard Bloomfield. After him are Hesychius of Alexandria, Étienne Dolet, Abu al-Aswad al-Du'ali, Friedrich Christian Diez, Charles Bally, and George Lakoff.

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Among people born in 1837, Vasily Radlov ranks 34Before him are Arnold Janssen, Pierre Auguste Cot, Ilia Chavchavadze, Édouard Stephan, Wild Bill Hickok, and Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione. After him are Ion Creangă, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Tippu Tip, Henry Draper, Théodore Dubois, and Joseph Bell. Among people deceased in 1918, Vasily Radlov ranks 56Before him are Mikhail Alekseyev, Stepan Shaumian, István Tisza, Victor Adler, Daniel Burley Woolfall, and Sai Baba of Shirdi. After him are Princess Anna of Prussia, Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, Michel Zevaco, Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia, Anna Dostoevskaya, and Yevno Azef.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Vasily Radlov ranks 1,560 out of 5,289Before him are Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (1921), Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1676), Heino (1938), Karin Dor (1938), Max Koegel (1895), and Adolf Strauss (1879). After him are Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1826), Wilhelm Rediess (1900), Arthur Auwers (1838), Gondioc (450), Frederick III, Elector Palatine (1515), and Peter Cornelius (1824).

Among LINGUISTS In Germany

Among linguists born in Germany, Vasily Radlov ranks 9Before him are August Schleicher (1821), Johann Martin Schleyer (1831), Georg Friedrich Grotefend (1775), Johann Christoph Adelung (1732), Friedrich August Wolf (1759), and Michel Bréal (1832). After him are Friedrich Christian Diez (1794), Karl Lachmann (1793), Hermann Paul (1846), August Leskien (1840), Hugo Schuchardt (1842), and Jost Gippert (1956).