Sámuel Gyarmathi, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Sámuel Gyarmathi

Hungarian linguist

Date of Birth: 15-Jul-1751

Place of Birth: Cluj-Napoca, Cluj County

Date of Death: 04-Mar-1830

Profession: physician, anthropologist, linguist

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Sámuel Gyarmathi

  • Sámuel Gyarmathi (Hungarian: Gyarmathi Sámuel) (July 15, 1751, Kolozsvár — March 4, 1830, Kolozsvár) was a Hungarian linguist, born in Cluj (then Kolozsvár, Transylvania).
  • He is best known for his systematic demonstration of the comparative history of the Finno-Ugric languages in the book Affinitas linguae hungaricae cum linguis fennicae originis grammatice demonstrata (1799), which rested on the earlier work of János Sajnovics.

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