Saussure, Ferdinand de

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Ferdinand de Saussure
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Name
Saussure, Ferdinand de Gender: M
born on 26 November 1857 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Geneva, Switzerland, 46n12, 6e09
Timezone LMT m6e09 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 04°21' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 27°33 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 08°13'



Biography

Swiss linguist who is regarded as the "father of modern linguistics." He was published at the age 21 in philology. A teacher in Paris and a Professor in Geneva, he was the inspiration behind the "structuralist" movement in social science and literary criticism. His most famous work is "Course In General Linguistics."

Saussure died 2/22/1913.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher

Categories

  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Linguistics)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Languages (Father of modern linguistics)

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