Gilbert Lazard (linguist and iranologist. He was born in Paris. His works include the study of many Iranian languages, translations of classical Persian poetry, and research on linguistic typology. His works were mainly on morphosyntactic alignment. He also studied the Tahitian language.4 February 1920 – 6 September 2018) was a French
Lazard died in Paris on 6 September 2018 at the age of 98.