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Charles Kay Ogden

English linguist, philosopher, writer

Charles Kay Ogden (1 June 1889 – 21 March 1957) was an English linguist, philosopher, psycholinguist and writer. He is a well-known book writer about the controlled language called Basic English. He is known for his work with I. A. Richards on The Meaning of Meaning (1923). He also translated Trantatus, book of Ludwig Wittgenstein into English.

Charles Kay Ogden
Born(1889-06-01)1 June 1889
Died21 March 1957(1957-03-21) (aged 67)
OccupationLinguist, philosopher, writer
Known forInventor of Basic English

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