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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 22,293 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Carl Charlier is the 268th most popular astronomer (up from 308th in 2019), the 437th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 493rd in 2019) and the 6th most popular Swedish Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Carl Charlier ranks 268 out of 531Before him are Franz Xaver von Zach, Benjamin Apthorp Gould, Charles T. Kowal, Antonia Maury, Horace Parnell Tuttle, and Jean Richer. After him are Lewis Boss, Charles Wolf, Grigory Neujmin, Robert T. A. Innes, Maria Clara Eimmart, and Karl Christian Bruhns.

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Among people born in 1862, Carl Charlier ranks 89Before him are Marcel Prévost, Vilhelm Bjerknes, Charles Laval, João do Canto e Castro, Arvid Lindman, and Charles Evans Hughes. After him are Eugen Schmidt, Maironis, John R. Commons, Émile Mâle, Teresa Claramunt Creus, and Mykola Pymonenko. Among people deceased in 1934, Carl Charlier ranks 88Before him are Hermann Kusmanek von Burgneustädten, Surya Sen, João do Canto e Castro, Roger Fry, Alfred Bruneau, and Georgi Todorov. After him are Pablo Gargallo, Catherine Breshkovsky, Franklin Clarence Mars, Charley Patton, Aboul-Qacem Echebbi, and Benjamin Baillaud.

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Among people born in Sweden, Carl Charlier ranks 437 out of 1,612Before him are Gideon Ståhlberg (1908), Emma Wiklund (1968), Ivan Eklind (1905), Johan Tobias Sergel (1740), Bertil Nordahl (1917), and Gösta Pettersson (1940). After him are Lars Gustafsson (1936), Stefan Persson (1947), Sven Wollter (1934), Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867), Leif G. W. Persson (1945), and E-Type (1965).


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