Allan Sandage

1926 - 2010

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Allan Rex Sandage (June 18, 1926 – November 13, 2010) was an American astronomer. He was Staff Member Emeritus with the Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena, California. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Allan Sandage has received more than 115,350 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Allan Sandage is the 294th most popular astronomer (up from 321st in 2019), the 4,521st most popular biography from United States (up from 4,874th in 2019) and the 56th most popular Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Allan Sandage ranks 294 out of 531Before him are Hermann von Struve, Aleksander Wolszczan, Christen Sørensen Longomontanus, Andronicus of Cyrrhus, Wilhelm Gliese, and Maurice Loewy. After him are Louis Boyer, Franz Kaiser, Christopher Hansteen, Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov, Adam Riess, and Carl Keenan Seyfert.

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Among people born in 1926, Allan Sandage ranks 224Before him are Richard Yates, Bhupen Hazarika, Carl Adam Petri, William Porter, Christine Jorgensen, and Ibrahim Nasir. After him are Otto Graf Lambsdorff, Janet Asimov, Ricardo María Carles Gordó, Miguel Obando y Bravo, Agostino Cacciavillan, and Fred Gwynne. Among people deceased in 2010, Allan Sandage ranks 184Before him are Gary Coleman, Carl Adam Petri, Kevin McCarthy, Oswaldo López Arellano, Robert Byrd, and Daniel Bensaïd. After him are Julien Guiomar, Lena Horne, Ed Roberts, Zelda Rubinstein, Simon MacCorkindale, and Charles Mackerras.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Allan Sandage ranks 4,521 out of 18,182Before him are Bruce Rauner (1957), Childe Hassam (1859), Seann William Scott (1976), Branscombe Richmond (1955), Joe Henderson (1937), and Edward Chamberlin (1899). After him are John Carroll Lynch (1963), Harry Hillman (1881), Jonathan Pollard (1954), Burrill Bernard Crohn (1884), Will Patton (1954), and George Catlin (1796).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Allan Sandage ranks 56Before him are Benjamin Apthorp Gould (1824), Charles T. Kowal (1940), Antonia Maury (1866), Horace Parnell Tuttle (1837), Lewis Boss (1846), and Raymond Smith Dugan (1878). After him are Adam Riess (1969), Carl Keenan Seyfert (1911), Daniel Kirkwood (1814), Charles Dillon Perrine (1867), Alvan Clark (1804), and Frank Muller (1862).