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The earliest personality I've seen referencing Rabi Yehuda HaNasi's compiling of the Mishna is a statement of Rabi Yochanan, his student. See Bava Kamma 94b אמר רבי יוחנן בימי רבי נשנית משנה זו. We find Rabi Yochanan being called Rebi's student in Psachim 3b. There is also a give and take in Bava Metzia 44a between Rabi Yehuda and his son Rabi Shimon ...
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