Juhan Peegel (19 May 1919 Reina, Saare County, Estonia – 6 November 2007) was Estonian journalist, linguist and writer.
From 1941–1945, he served as a soldier in the Estonian Rifle Regiment.
In 1951, he graduated from Tartu University.
From 1947–1952, he worked at the editorial office of the newspaper Edasi.
He began lecturing at Tartu University in 1952.
In 1977, he became a member of Estonian Academy of Sciences.
- 1996 Wiedemann language award
- 1993 and 1998 Republic of Estonia science prize
- 1999 Republic of Estonia science life work prize