Algirdas Julien Greimas

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Birthday
9, 1917
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Feb 22, 1992 (74)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
9, 1917
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Feb 22, 1992 (74)

About

A Lithuanian linguist who was known as one of the most prominent of the French semioticians.

Before Fame

He studied at the Sorbonne in Paris and specialized in lexicography.

Trivia

He added to the theory of signification and laid out the foundations for the Paris School of Semiotics.

Family Life

He married Teresa Mary Keane.

Associated With

He and Roland Barthes were considered the most important French semioticians of their time.