Livshitz Isaak (1896–1970) – Egyptologist, linguist, translator.
After a gymnasium in Nizhny Novgorod, he enrolled to the Medical Faculty of the Moscow University, but in 1919 he went to the Historical and Philological Faculty, In 1925, he graduated from the faculty of Social Studies of the Leningrad University and started to work at the Institute of language and Thought of the Ac. of Sc. of the U.S.S.R. under the leadership of N. Ya. Marr and I. G. Frank-Kamenetsky. He studied at the post-graduate courses in Egyptology. In 1936, he got his Candidate degree in Philology on the base of his works, without defense. Since 1948, he worked at the Leningrad Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Ac. of Sc. of the U.S.S.R., at the same time making lectures. In 1955-1959, he was Researcher of the Institute of History of the Ac. of Sc. of the U.S.S.R. In 1959-1970, he worked at the Cabinet of the Ancient East of the Leningrad Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Ac. of Sc. of the U.S.S.R. Doctor in Philology (1963).
He studied various issues of Egyptian language and writing, translated pieces of Ancient Egyptian literature, tales, for instance; he also considered the history of Egyptology. From the point of religious studies, the most interesting were his works on Ancient Egyptian epigraphic.