Benjamin Apthorp Gould

1824 - 1896

Benjamin Apthorp Gould

Benjamin Apthorp Gould (September 27, 1824 – November 26, 1896) was a pioneering American astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin Apthorp Gould has received more than 29,968 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 269th most popular astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Benjamin Apthorp Gould ranks 270 out of 495Before him are Charles Dillon Perrine, Félix Tisserand, Lewis Boss, James Challis, Gottfried Kirch, and Richard Christopher Carrington. After him are Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke, Timocharis, Tamara Smirnova, Hendrik van Gent, Cyril Jackson, and Viktor Knorre.

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Among people born in 1824, Benjamin Apthorp Gould ranks 40Before him are Pierre-Émile Martin, George MacDonald, Alexander William Williamson, Michael Madhusudan Dutt, Nana Sahib, and Mikhail Loris-Melikov. After him are Antonio Ghislanzoni, Adolphe Monticelli, Branko Radičević, Víctor Balaguer i Cirera, Hieronymous Theodor Richter, and Ambrose Burnside. Among people deceased in 1896, Benjamin Apthorp Gould ranks 44Before him are Marcelo H. del Pilar, Jules Simon, Antonio Maceo Grajales, William Robert Grove, Charilaos Trikoupis, and Félix Tisserand. After him are Luigi Palmieri, Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar, Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg, Walthère Frère-Orban, Aleksandr Stoletov, and Charles Floquet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Benjamin Apthorp Gould ranks 3,552 out of 12,171Before him are Schuyler Colfax (1823), Nolan Bushnell (1943), Peter Strauss (1947), Holland Smith (1882), Nancy Spungen (1958), and Allen Iverson (1975). After him are Stephen Sondheim (1930), Charles Starkweather (null), Kourtney Kardashian (1979), Sean Astin (1971), Little Walter (1930), and Keir Dullea (1936).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Benjamin Apthorp Gould ranks 52Before him are Carolyn S. Shoemaker (1929), Halton Arp (1927), James Edward Keeler (1857), Carl Keenan Seyfert (1911), Charles Dillon Perrine (1867), and Lewis Boss (1846). After him are Nancy Roman (1925), Charles T. Kowal (1940), Alvan Graham Clark (1832), Frank Schlesinger (1871), William Wilson Morgan (1906), and Alvan Clark (1804).