Anders Porsanger (1735–1780) was a Sami linguist from Olderfjorden in Porsanger. He is known for having worked with János Sajnovics in order to establish both the Sami and Hungarian languages when Sajnovics was in Vardø observing the Venus transit in 1769. Anders Porsanger went to a cathedral school in Trondheim, where he would later teach. He took a theology exam in Copenhagen in 1761, the same year he would become a missionary in Varanger. In 1764 he became the hospital priest in Trondheim, and in 1771 he was the priest in Varanger.