Vasily Radlov

1837 - 1918

Vasily Radlov

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. Working as a schoolteacher in Barnaul, Radlov became interested in the native peoples of Siberia and published his ethnographic findings in the influential monograph From Siberia (1884). From 1866 to 1907, he translated and released a number of monuments of Turkic folklore. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasily Radlov has received more than 23,066 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 43rd most popular linguist.

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Among linguists, Vasily Radlov ranks 43 out of 117Before him are Joseph Greenberg, André Martinet, Ignác Goldziher, Hesychius of Alexandria, Michel Bréal, and George Lakoff. After him are Charles Bally, Josef Dobrovský, Hermann Paul, Vatroslav Jagić, Vilhelm Thomsen, and Karl Lachmann.

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Among people born in 1837, Vasily Radlov ranks 32Before him are James Murray, Arnold Janssen, Abraham Kuyper, Francis, Duke of Teck, Édouard Stephan, and Ion Creangă. After him are Algernon Charles Swinburne, Henry Draper, Tippu Tip, Théodore Dubois, Joseph Bell, and Wild Bill Hickok. Among people deceased in 1918, Vasily Radlov ranks 55Before him are César Ritz, Daniel Burley Woolfall, Stepan Shaumian, Hermann von Eichhorn, Prince Erik, Duke of Västmanland, and Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia. After him are Victor Adler, Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, Michel Zevaco, Christian Otto Mohr, Princess Anna of Prussia, and Yevno Azef.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Vasily Radlov ranks 1,542 out of 3,763Before him are Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1721), Max Joseph von Pettenkofer (1818), Michel Bréal (1832), Eugen Fink (1905), Andreas Cellarius (1596), and Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke (1889). After him are Frederick I, Margrave of Meissen (1257), Henry Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (1204), Heinrich Marschner (1795), Else Lasker-Schüler (1869), Heinrich Geißler (1814), and Hans Blumenberg (1920).

Among LINGUISTS In Germany

Among linguists born in Germany, Vasily Radlov ranks 10Before him are Johann Martin Schleyer (1831), Johann Christoph Adelung (1732), Georg Friedrich Grotefend (1775), Friedrich August Wolf (1759), Jost Gippert (1956), and Michel Bréal (1832). After him are Hermann Paul (1846), Karl Lachmann (1793), August Leskien (1840), Karl Brugmann (1849), Adolf Erman (1854), and Konrad Duden (1829).

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