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Alenush Terian

1921 - 2011

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Ālenush Teriān (Armenian: Ալենուշ Տէրեան; Persian: آلنوش طریان; also: آلنوش تریان; November 9, 1921 – March 4, 2011) was an Iranian-Armenian astronomer and physicist and is called 'Mother of Modern Iranian Astronomy'. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alenush Terian has received more than 205,295 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Alenush Terian is the 412th most popular astronomer (down from 408th in 2019), the 335th most popular biography from Iran (down from 311th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Iranian Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Alenush Terian ranks 412 out of 531Before her are Vincenzo Cerulli, Albrecht Unsöld, John Pond, Willem Jacob Luyten, Elizabeth Roemer, and Nicolas Fatio de Duillier. After her are Joel Stebbins, Herbert Hall Turner, Benjamin Jekhowsky, William Wilson Morgan, Audouin Dollfus, and George Herbig.

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Among people born in 1921, Alenush Terian ranks 294Before her are Dominique Mbonyumutwa, Roger Bocquet, Al Pease, Tore Sjöstrand, Giorgio Scarlatti, and Roberto Tucci. After her are Aldo Gordini, Steve Allen, Carlo Parola, Ursula Franklin, Egon Jönsson, and Roman Abelevich Kachanov. Among people deceased in 2011, Alenush Terian ranks 275Before her are Georg Sterzinsky, Geraldine Ferraro, Iya Savvina, Tore Sjöstrand, Anna Massey, and Lewis Binford. After her are Francesco Quinn, Adrián Escudero, Jean Bartik, Robert Lamoureux, Klaus-Dieter Sieloff, and Maurice Goldhaber.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Alenush Terian ranks 335 out of 528Before her are Mahmoud Dowlatabadi (1940), Ali Mansur (1895), Sardar Azmoun (1995), Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf (1961), Hadi Khosroshahi (1939), and Hassan Habibi (1937). After her are Ehsan Yarshater (1920), Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel (1945), Dariush Shayegan (1935), Mohammad Mirmohammadi (1948), Navid Negahban (1968), and Hossein Salami (1960).

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Among astronomers born in Iran, Alenush Terian ranks 5Before her are Ulugh Beg (1394), Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi (903), Jamshīd al-Kāshī (1380), and Abu Hanifa Dinawari (815).