César-François Cassini de Thury

1714 - 1784

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César-François Cassini de Thury (17 June 1714 – 4 September 1784), also called Cassini III or Cassini de Thury, was a French astronomer and cartographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of César-François Cassini de Thury has received more than 39,833 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. César-François Cassini de Thury is the 228th most popular astronomer (up from 231st in 2019), the 2,728th most popular biography from France (down from 2,425th in 2019) and the 20th most popular French Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, César-François Cassini de Thury ranks 228 out of 532Before him are James Ferguson, Dilhan Eryurt, Henri Joseph Anastase Perrotin, Maria Cunitz, David Gill, and Josep Comas i Solà. After him are Robert T. A. Innes, William Wallace Campbell, Iosif Shklovsky, Tamara Smirnova, Otto Lesser, and Agrippa.

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Among people born in 1714, César-François Cassini de Thury ranks 17Before him are Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick, Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, George Whitefield, Kristijonas Donelaitis, Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia, and Richard Wilson. After him are Emer de Vattel, Anna Morandi Manzolini, Giovanni Arduino, and Gottfried August Homilius. Among people deceased in 1784, César-François Cassini de Thury ranks 11Before him are Giovanni Battista Martini, Junípero Serra, Torbern Bergman, Phillis Wheatley, Otto Friedrich Müller, and Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia. After him are Abraham Trembley, Anders Johan Lexell, Allan Ramsay, and Caesar Rodney.

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Among people born in France, César-François Cassini de Thury ranks 2,728 out of 5,234Before him are Pierre-Paul Riquet (1609), Pierre Woodman (1963), Jean-Hugues Anglade (1955), Philippe Troussier (1955), Jean Girault (1924), and Edgar Quinet (1803). After him are Louis Charles Breguet (1880), Jean Joseph Marie Amiot (1718), Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697), Roger Chartier (1945), Zacharie Astruc (1833), and Bernard Werber (1961).


Among astronomers born in France, César-François Cassini de Thury ranks 20Before him are Bernard Lyot (1897), Guillaume Le Gentil (1725), Jean Chacornac (1823), Nicole-Reine Lepaute (1723), Dominique, comte de Cassini (1748), and Jean Fernel (1497). After him are Jérôme Eugène Coggia (1849), Alexis Bouvard (1767), Pierre Charles Le Monnier (1715), André-Louis Danjon (1890), Benjamin Baillaud (1848), and Rudolph Minkowski (1895).