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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 21,347 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Bertil Lindblad is the 189th most popular astronomer (up from 192nd in 2019), the 325th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 327th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Swedish Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Bertil Lindblad ranks 189 out of 531Before him are Jean-Louis Pons, Antonio de Ulloa, Lyudmila Chernykh, Robert Grant Aitken, Yrjö Väisälä, and Francis Baily. After him are Jean Fernel, Joel Hastings Metcalf, Habash al-Hasib al-Marwazi, Maximilian Hell, Mariam al-Asturlabi, and Otto Struve.

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Among people born in 1895, Bertil Lindblad ranks 111Before him are Martin Luther, Isamu Chō, Ernesto Lecuona, Liaquat Ali Khan, Lucian Blaga, and Gregorio Pietro Agagianian. After him are Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan, Walter Gieseking, Josef Bürckel, Immanuel Velikovsky, Pan Yuliang, and Paul Giesler. Among people deceased in 1965, Bertil Lindblad ranks 70Before him are Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern, Leopold Figl, José Mendes Cabeçadas, Wilhelm Worringer, Jesse Douglas, and Lionel Terray. After him are Corrado Gini, Princess Pauline of Württemberg, Kōdō Sawaki, Louis Harold Gray, Alfredo Guzzoni, and Kurt Goldstein.

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Among people born in Sweden, Bertil Lindblad ranks 325 out of 1,612Before him are Johan August Brinell (1849), Avicii (1989), Sixten Jernberg (1929), Eli Heckscher (1879), Alf Sjöberg (1903), and Sven Tumba (1931). After him are Carl Gustaf von Rosen (1909), Lennart Skoglund (1929), Olof Thunberg (1925), Louis Gerhard De Geer (1818), Frans G. Bengtsson (1894), and Sophia Albertina, Abbess of Quedlinburg (1753).


Among astronomers born in Sweden, Bertil Lindblad ranks 3Before him are Tycho Brahe (1546) and Anders Celsius (1701). After him are Oskar Backlund (1846), Bengt Strömgren (1908), Carl Charlier (1862), and Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist (1944).