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 101,800 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Allan Sandage is the 321st most popular astronomer (up from 325th in 2019), the 4,876th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,283rd in 2019) and the 59th most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Allan Sandage ranks 321 out of 532Before him are Félix Tisserand, Edward Sabine, Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt, Maurice Loewy, Johann von Lamont, and Vladimir Albitsky. After him are Harry Edwin Wood, Zdeňka Vávrová, Paul Götz, Willem Jacob Luyten, Hermann von Struve, and Frank Elmore Ross.

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Among people born in 1926, Allan Sandage ranks 245Before him are Aurèle Nicolet, Kees Rijvers, Shinichi Hoshi, Lino Aldani, Rafael Lesmes, and Ann Curtis. After him are Estanislao Esteban Karlic, Betsy Palmer, Rodolfo Pini, Fred Gwynne, Efraín Sánchez, and Otto Graf Lambsdorff. Among people deceased in 2010, Allan Sandage ranks 199Before him are Valentina Tolkunova, Yvonne Loriod, Jacqueline de Romilly, Tzannis Tzannetakis, Sandro de América, and José Ramos Delgado. After him are John Shepherd-Barron, Armand Razafindratandra, Harold Gould, Huang Hua, Marina Semyonova, and Ziba Ganiyeva.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Allan Sandage ranks 4,876 out of 15,968Before him are Leila Hyams (1905), Eli Roth (1972), Paige Turco (1965), Demi Lovato (1992), Khloé Kardashian (1984), and Michael Angelo Batio (1956). After him are Johnny Knoxville (1971), Frankie Avalon (1940), Keenan Wynn (1916), Lawrence Tierney (1919), David Sanborn (1945), and Dorothy Lamour (1914).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Allan Sandage ranks 59Before him are James Edward Keeler (1857), Charles Dillon Perrine (1867), Lewis Boss (1846), Benjamin Apthorp Gould (1824), Nancy Roman (1925), and Paul W. Merrill (1887). After him are Frank Elmore Ross (1874), Eugene Parker (1927), Frank Schlesinger (1871), Catherine Wolfe Bruce (1816), Alvan Clark (1804), and Henry L. Giclas (1910).