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Auguste Charlois

1864 - 1910

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Auguste Honoré Charlois (November 26, 1864 – March 26, 1910) was a French astronomer who discovered 99 asteroids while working at the Nice Observatory in southeastern France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Auguste Charlois has received more than 29,365 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Auguste Charlois is the 169th most popular astronomer (down from 155th in 2019), the 2,263rd most popular biography from France (down from 2,006th in 2019) and the 16th most popular French Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Auguste Charlois ranks 169 out of 531Before him are George William Hill, Wilhelm Beer, Margaret Burbidge, Maria Cunitz, Andrea M. Ghez, and Michael H. Hart. After him are Abu-Mahmud Khojandi, Gan De, Erasmus Reinhold, John Goodricke, Dominique, comte de Cassini, and August Kopff.

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Among people born in 1864, Auguste Charlois ranks 66Before him are Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, Arthur Zimmermann, William, Prince of Hohenzollern, Carsten Borchgrevink, Wilhelm Souchon, and Carl Correns. After him are Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky, Ion I. C. Brătianu, Alexander Gretchaninov, Ante Trumbić, Nikolay Chkheidze, and Roger Casement. Among people deceased in 1910, Auguste Charlois ranks 42Before him are Andreas Achenbach, Charles Rolls, Eliza Orzeszkowa, Maria Konopnicka, Osman Hamdi Bey, and Boutros Ghali. After him are Winslow Homer, Richard Abegg, Alexander Mikhaylovich Zaytsev, Princess Marie of the Netherlands, Mary Baker Eddy, and Wilhelm Raabe.

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Among people born in France, Auguste Charlois ranks 2,263 out of 6,011Before him are Bruno Metsu (1954), Anselme Gaëtan Desmarest (1784), Maximilien Luce (1858), Thomas Piketty (1971), Michel Leiris (1901), and Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne (1727). After him are Nominoe (800), Pierre Soulages (1919), Joan, Duchess of Brittany (1324), Pierre Lemaitre (1951), Gaston III, Count of Foix (1331), and Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle (1806).


Among astronomers born in France, Auguste Charlois ranks 16Before him are Joseph-Nicolas Delisle (1688), Guillaume Bigourdan (1851), Bernard Lyot (1897), Nicole-Reine Lepaute (1723), Jean Chacornac (1823), and Jean Picard (1620). After him are Dominique, comte de Cassini (1748), Jean-Louis Pons (1761), Jean Fernel (1497), Guillaume Le Gentil (1725), Alexis Bouvard (1767), and César-François Cassini de Thury (1714).