Carl Charlier

1862 - 1934

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Carl Vilhelm Ludwig Charlier (1 April 1862 – 4 November 1934) was a Swedish astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Charlier has received more than 27,126 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Carl Charlier is the 285th most popular astronomer (down from 271st in 2019), the 454th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 436th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Swedish Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Carl Charlier ranks 285 out of 644Before him are John Machin, Benjamin Apthorp Gould, Halton Arp, Allan Sandage, Horace Parnell Tuttle, and Charles T. Kowal. After him are Henri-Alexandre Deslandres, John Michell, Aleksander Wolszczan, Albert George Wilson, Caterina Scarpellini, and Rudolph Minkowski.

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Among people born in 1862, Carl Charlier ranks 93Before him are Eugène Jansson, Bajram Curri, Tang Shaoyi, Prince Alfons of Bavaria, Alexander Trepov, and Émile Mâle. After him are Henri Le Sidaner, Mirza Alakbar Sabir, João do Canto e Castro, Hulda Garborg, Pyotr Kozlov, and Teresa Claramunt Creus. Among people deceased in 1934, Carl Charlier ranks 89Before him are Pablo Gargallo, Gustave Lanson, Baby Face Nelson, Cassius Marcellus Coolidge, Catherine Breshkovsky, and Alfred Bruneau. After him are Karl von Einem, João do Canto e Castro, Franklin Clarence Mars, Maria Zankovetska, Charley Patton, and Hulda Garborg.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Carl Charlier ranks 454 out of 1,879Before him are Alicia Vikander (1988), Björn Skifs (1947), Ivar Johansson (1903), Erik Gustaf Boström (1842), Nils Axelsson (1906), and Victoria Benedictsson (1850). After him are Jan Eliasson (1940), Allan Pettersson (1911), Kristina Wayborn (1950), Martin Dahlin (1968), Gösta Ekman (1890), and Sven-Bertil Taube (1934).


Among astronomers born in Sweden, Carl Charlier ranks 6Before him are Anders Celsius (1701), Tycho Brahe (1546), Oskar Backlund (1846), Bertil Lindblad (1895), and Bengt Strömgren (1908). After him are Nils Christoffer Dunér (1839), and Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist (1944).