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Audouin Dollfus

1924 - 2010

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Audouin Charles Dollfus (12 November 1924 – 1 October 2010) was a French astronomer and aeronaut, specialist in studies of the Solar System and discoverer of Janus, a moon of Saturn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Audouin Dollfus has received more than 29,513 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Audouin Dollfus is the 417th most popular astronomer (down from 415th in 2019), the 4,126th most popular biography from France (down from 3,779th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular French Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Audouin Dollfus ranks 417 out of 531Before him are Nicolas Fatio de Duillier, Alenush Terian, Joel Stebbins, Herbert Hall Turner, Benjamin Jekhowsky, and William Wilson Morgan. After him are George Herbig, George Henry Peters, Edwin Foster Coddington, Albert George Wilson, Robert Julius Trumpler, and Matthew Fontaine Maury.

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Among people born in 1924, Audouin Dollfus ranks 310Before him are Leonard Rosenman, Norbert Schemansky, Alexander Esenin-Volpin, Jean Bartik, Aron Gurevich, and Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy. After him are Lola Albright, Lia van Leer, José Lázaro Robles, Billy Barty, Armand Gatti, and Roger Marche. Among people deceased in 2010, Audouin Dollfus ranks 267Before him are Trevor Taylor, Robin Milner, Christopher Cazenove, Bernard Clavel, Galimzyan Khusainov, and Philippe Séguin. After him are Carlos Monsiváis, Vesna Parun, Armand Razafindratandra, Harry Vos, Olga Guillot, and Boris Tishchenko.

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Among people born in France, Audouin Dollfus ranks 4,126 out of 6,011Before him are Bernard Clavel (1923), Romain Duris (1974), Albert Dupontel (1964), Jacques Gaillot (1935), Jacques Sautereau (1860), and Léon-Étienne Duval (1903). After him are Hervé Revelli (1946), Jean Aicard (1848), Jacques Audiberti (1899), Charles Collignon (1877), Mathurin Régnier (1573), and Marguerite Audoux (1863).


Among astronomers born in France, Audouin Dollfus ranks 43Before him are Félix Tisserand (1845), Odette Bancilhon (1908), Hervé Faye (1814), Catherine Cesarsky (1943), Alfred Schmitt (1907), and Stéphane Javelle (1864). After him are Joseph Jean Pierre Laurent (1823), Michel Giacobini (1873), Pierre Puiseux (1855), Ernest Esclangon (1876), and Françoise Combes (1952).