LINGUIST

Vyacheslav Ivanov

1929 - 2017

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Vyacheslav Vsevolodovich Ivanov (Russian: Вячесла́в Все́володович Ива́нов, 21 August 1929 – 7 October 2017) was a prominent Soviet/Russian philologist, semiotician and Indo-Europeanist probably best known for his glottalic theory of Indo-European consonantism and for placing the Indo-European urheimat in the area of the Armenian Highlands and Lake Urmia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vyacheslav Ivanov has received more than 12,929 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Vyacheslav Ivanov is the 132nd most popular linguist (down from 105th in 2019), the 1,482nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,293rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian Linguist.

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Among LINGUISTS

Among linguists, Vyacheslav Ivanov ranks 132 out of 160. Before him are Tamaz V. Gamkrelidze, Aleksander Brückner, Zellig Harris, Arsène Darmesteter, Takekazu Asaka, and Gerhard Rohlfs. After him are Hermann Hirt, Vladimir Toporov, Jane Ellen Harrison, Alexander Veselovsky, Sylvain Lévi, and Henry Liddell.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1929, Vyacheslav Ivanov ranks 319Before him are Alfredo Pérez, Tamaz V. Gamkrelidze, Shirley Ann Grau, James Shigeta, Elizabeth Roemer, and Mithat Bayrak. After him are Zbigniew Messner, Bonnie Bartlett, Acker Bilk, Ignacio Velasco, Hal Blaine, and Kiki Håkansson. Among people deceased in 2017, Vyacheslav Ivanov ranks 322Before him are Marco Coll, Isabella Karle, Kim Jong-hyun, Jana Novotná, Eduard Mudrik, and Cormac Murphy-O'Connor. After him are Fernando Birri, Vinod Khanna, Geoff Nicholls, Santiago Vernazza, Ueli Steck, and Zoltan Sarosy.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vyacheslav Ivanov ranks 1,482 out of 2,688. Before him are Boris Rybakov (1908), Vassily Maximov (1844), Fyodor Khitruk (1917), Valery Gazzaev (1954), Eugene Lanceray (1875), and Natalia Bessmertnova (1941). After him are Matvey Kazakov (1738), Hank Mann (1888), Mikhail Yefremov (1963), Irina Arkhipova (1925), Alexei Fedchenko (1844), and Vadim Krasnoselsky (1970).

Among LINGUISTS In Russia

Among linguists born in Russia, Vyacheslav Ivanov ranks 7Before him are Roman Jakobson (1896), Algirdas Julien Greimas (1917), Nikolai Trubetzkoy (1890), Gabdulkhay Akhatov (1927), Igor M. Diakonoff (1914), and Yevgeny Polivanov (1891). After him are Vladimir Toporov (1928), Alexander Veselovsky (1838), Andrey Zaliznyak (1935), Sergei Starostin (1953), and Ivan Kuratov (1839).