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List of creators of writing systems

This is an alphabetical list of any individuals, legendary or real, who are purported by traditions to have invented alphabets or other writing systems, whether this is proven or not.

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  • A 1
  • B 2
  • C 3
  • D 4
  • E 5
  • F 6
  • G 7
  • H 8
  • I 9
  • J 10
  • K 11
  • L 12
  • M 13
  • N 14
  • O 15
  • P 16
  • R 17
  • S 18
  • T 19
  • U 20
  • V 21
  • W 22
  • Y 23
  • Z 24

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  • Parley P. Pratt - American Mormon leaders, developed Deseret alphabet ca. 1855.
  • George Psalmanazar - European impostor and scholar, invented a (fraudulent) Formosan alphabet in 1704.
  • Coorgi-Cox alphabet in 2005.
  • Guru Angad Dev - Sikh Guru, ascribed invention of Gurmukhi script c. 1539 according to tradition.

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  • Nurhaci (king), or possibly his translators Erdeni and Gagai ? - Manchurians, created Manchu alphabet in 1599.

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