Ferdinand de Saussure

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Noun1.Ferdinand de Saussure - Swiss linguist and expert in historical linguistics whose lectures laid the foundations for synchronic linguistics (1857-1913)
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Not content to leave well enough alone, however, Prager insists upon mentioning Ferdinand Saussure's Course in General Linguistics without further explanation of the French linguist's system of signification.