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Antonio de Ulloa

1716 - 1795

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Antonio de Ulloa (12 January 1716 – 3 July 1795) was a Spanish naval officer, scientist, and administrator. At the age of nineteen, he joined the French Geodesic Mission to what is now the country of Ecuador. That mission took more than eight years to complete its work, during which time Ulloa made many astronomical, natural, and social observations in South America. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio de Ulloa has received more than 174,365 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Antonio de Ulloa is the 184th most popular astronomer (down from 175th in 2019), the 752nd most popular biography from Spain (down from 701st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Spanish Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Antonio de Ulloa ranks 184 out of 531Before him are Otto Wilhelm von Struve, Margherita Hack, John Bevis, Johann Hieronymus Schröter, Francis Preserved Leavenworth, and Jean-Louis Pons. After him are Lyudmila Chernykh, Robert Grant Aitken, Yrjö Väisälä, Francis Baily, Bertil Lindblad, and Jean Fernel.

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Among people born in 1716, Antonio de Ulloa ranks 10Before him are James Lind, Louise Diane d'Orléans, Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia, Joseph-Marie Vien, Thomas Gray, and Jean-Jacques Barthélemy. After him are Pehr Kalm, Yuan Mei, Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton, Otto von Münchhausen, and Carl Fredrik Adelcrantz. Among people deceased in 1795, Antonio de Ulloa ranks 17Before him are Ahilyabai Holkar, Archduke Alexander Leopold of Austria, Pieter Boddaert, Josiah Wedgwood, Jakob Friedrich Ehrhart, and Jean-Jacques Barthélemy. After him are James Boswell, Charles II August, Duke of Zweibrücken, Michel Corrette, Francisco Bayeu y Subías, Louis Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, and Maria Teresa Agnesi Pinottini.

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Among people born in Spain, Antonio de Ulloa ranks 752 out of 2,932Before him are Luis García Berlanga (1921), Segundo de Chomón (1871), Luis de Pablo (1930), García Fernández of Castile (938), Aben Humeya (1520), and Álvaro Morte (1975). After him are Míchel (1963), Félix Candela (1910), Leopoldo Alas (1852), Antonio de la Cruz (1947), Blas de Lezo (1689), and Alfonso II, Count of Provence (1180).


Among astronomers born in Spain, Antonio de Ulloa ranks 5Before him are Avempace (1080), Abū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī (1029), Maslama al-Majriti (950), and Nur ad-Din al-Bitruji (1200). After him are Josep Comas i Solà (1868).