Bedřich Hrozný
Bedřich (Friedrich) Hrozný ([ˈbɛdr̝ɪx ˈɦrozniː]; May 6, 1879 – December 12, 1952) was a Czech orientalist and linguist. He deciphered the ancient Hittite language, identified it as an Indo-European la...
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Hans Ehelolf
Hans Wilhelm Heinrich Ehelolf (July 30, 1881 – May 29, 1939) was a German Hittitologist. Born in Hanover, Lower Saxony. He began his oriental studies in Marburg, focusing on Assyriology, Semitic lin...
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Vyacheslav Vsevolodovich Ivanov
Vyacheslav Vsevolodovich Ivanov (Russian: Вячесла́в Все́володович Ива́нов, born 21 August 1929, Moscow) is a prominent Soviet/Russian philologist and Indo-Europeanist probably best known for his g...
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Harry A. Hoffner
Harry Angier Hoffner, Jr. (November 27, 1934-March 10, 2015) was an American professor of Hittitology.
Hoffner was born in Jacksonville, Florida to Harry Angier and Madaline Wolford Hoffner. Thei...
Gary Beckman
Gary Michael Beckman (born 1948) is a noted Hittitologist and Professor of Hittite and Mesopotamian Studies from the University of Michigan. He has written several books on the Ancient Hittites: his p...
Vladislav Ardzinba
Vladislav Ardzinba (Abkhaz: Владислав Арӡынба, Georgian: ვლადისლავ არძინბა; 14 May 1945 – 4 March 2010) was the first de facto President of Abkhazia. A historian by education, Ardzinba led Abk...
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Marko Snoj
Marko Snoj (born 19 April 1959) is an Indo-Europeanist, Slavist, Albanologist, and etymologist employed at the Fran Ramovš Institute for Slovene Language of the Scientific Research Center of the Slove...
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Tamaz V. Gamkrelidze
Tamaz (Thomas) Valeryanovich Gamkrelidze (Georgian: თამაზ ვალერიანის ძე გამყრელიძე; Russian: Тама́з Валериа́нович Гамкрели́дзе) (born October 23, 1929) is a distinguished Georgian linguist, orient...
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Jørgen Alexander Knudtzon
Jørgen Alexander Knudtzon (September 9, 1854 – January 7, 1917) was a Norwegian linguist and historian. He was a professor of Semitic Languages at the University of Oslo from 1907.Knudtzon was born in...
Oliver Gurney
Oliver Robert Gurney (28 January 1911 – 11 January 2001) was an English Assyriologist from the Gurney family and a leading scholar of the Hittites.
Gurney was born in London in 1911, the son of R...
Craig Melchert
Harold Craig Melchert (born April 5, 1945) is an American linguist known particularly for his work on the Anatolian branch of Indo-European.
He received his B.A. in German from Michigan State Univ...
Edgar H. Sturtevant
Edgar Howard Sturtevant (March 7, 1875 – July 1, 1952) was an American linguist.
Sturtevant was born in Jacksonville, Illinois, the older brother of Alfred Sturtevant. He studied at the University...
Hans Gustav Güterbock
Hans Gustav Güterbock (May 27, 1908 – March 29, 2000) was a German-American Hittitologist. Born and trained in Germany, his career was ended with the rise of the Nazis because of his Jewish heritage,...
Hittitologist
A Hittitologist is an archaeologist, historian, linguist, or art historian who specialises in the study of the Ancient Hittites and their Near Eastern Empire which was based in Hattusa in modern day A...
Trevor R. Bryce
Trevor Robert Bryce (/braɪs/; born 1940) is an Australian Hittitologist specializing in ancient and classical Near-eastern history. He is semi-retired and lives in Brisbane.His book, The Kingdom of th...
Alwin Kloekhorst
Alwin Kloekhorst (born in Smilde, 1978) is a Dutch linguist, Indo-Europeanist and Hittitologist.He received his Ph.D. in 2007 at the University of Leiden with the thesis on Hittite. In over 1200 pages...
Johannes Friedrich (linguist)
Johannes Friedrich (27 August 1893, in Leipzig-Schönefeld – 12 August 1972, in Berlin) was a German hittitologist who published the Hethitisches Elementarbuch (1940), and the Kurzgefasstes Hethi...