Bertil Lindblad

1895 - 1965

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Bertil Lindblad (Örebro, 26 November 1895 – Saltsjöbaden, outside Stockholm, 25 June 1965) was a Swedish astronomer. After finishing his secondary education at Örebro högre allmänna läroverk, Lindblad matriculated at Uppsala University in 1914. He received his filosofie magister degree in 1917, his filosofie licentiat degree in 1918 and completed his doctorate and became a docent at the university in 1920. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bertil Lindblad has received more than 23,877 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Bertil Lindblad is the 208th most popular astronomer (down from 191st in 2019), the 330th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 324th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Swedish Astronomer.

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Over the past year Bertil Lindblad has had the most page views in the with 3,161 views, followed by Chinese (1,897), and Russian (767). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Norwegian (Nynorsk) (74.26%), Slovak (58.16%), and Esperanto (56.35%)


Among astronomers, Bertil Lindblad ranks 208 out of 644Before him are John Stanley Plaskett, Margherita Hack, Mashallah ibn Athari, Cleomedes, Tamara Smirnova, and Timocharis. After him are James Ferguson, Milton L. Humason, Dominique, comte de Cassini, David Gill, James Craig Watson, and Erasmus Reinhold.

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Among people born in 1895, Bertil Lindblad ranks 114Before him are Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Hans Loritz, Josef Bürckel, René Mayer, Rolf Nevanlinna, and Ernst Kantorowicz. After him are Tomoji Tanabe, Pan Yuliang, Ernesto Lecuona, Isamu Chō, Robert Heinrich Wagner, and Paul Giesler. Among people deceased in 1965, Bertil Lindblad ranks 72Before him are Kurt Goldstein, William Heard Kilpatrick, Ladislao Vajda, Corrado Gini, Harry Porter, and Odile Defraye. After him are George Adamski, Ellen Church, Lionel Terray, Roberto Cherro, Tito Schipa, and Alfredo Guzzoni.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Bertil Lindblad ranks 330 out of 1,879Before him are Anette Olzon (1971), Rolf Lassgård (1955), Martin van Meytens (1695), Adolph John I, Count Palatine of Kleeburg (1629), Viveca Lindfors (1920), and Kurt Atterberg (1887). After him are Gunnar Nilsson (1948), Kerstin Ekman (1933), Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland (1827), Johan August Brinell (1849), Ulf Stark (1944), and Björn at Haugi (832).


Among astronomers born in Sweden, Bertil Lindblad ranks 4Before him are Anders Celsius (1701), Tycho Brahe (1546), and Oskar Backlund (1846). After him are Bengt Strömgren (1908), Carl Charlier (1862), Nils Christoffer Dunér (1839), and Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist (1944).