Edgar de Wahl
Edgar von Wahl
|Died||9 March 1948 (aged 80)|
|Citizenship||Russia (1867 – 1918) |
Estonia (1917 – 1948)
|Known for||Inventor of Interlingue a.k.a. Occidental|
Edgar Alexei Robert von Wahl or de Wahl (23 August 1867 – 9 March 1948) was a Baltic German teacher, mathematician and linguist. He is most famous for being the creator of Interlingue (known as Occidental throughout his life), a naturalistic constructed language based on the Indo-European languages, which was initially published in 1922.