Catherine Wolfe Bruce

1816 - 1900

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Catherine Wolfe Bruce (January 22, 1816, New York – March 13, 1900, New York) was a noted American philanthropist and patron of astronomy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Catherine Wolfe Bruce has received more than 14,997 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Catherine Wolfe Bruce is the 334th most popular astronomer (up from 344th in 2019), the 5,110th most popular biography from United States and the 63rd most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Catherine Wolfe Bruce ranks 334 out of 532Before her are Patrick Moore, Eugene Parker, Kiyotsugu Hirayama, Henri-Alexandre Deslandres, Frank Schlesinger, and Charles Wolf. After her are Luigi Carnera, Alvan Clark, Bart Bok, George Henry Peters, Gustav Spörer, and Warren De la Rue.

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Among people born in 1816, Catherine Wolfe Bruce ranks 34Before her are Paul Gervais, Jean Frédéric Frenet, Wazir Akbar Khan, Richard Leach Maddox, Jean Cabanis, and Grace Aguilar. After her are Jubal Early, Dimitrie Ghica, Ivan Kukuljević Sakcinski, Stephen Allen Benson, Wilhelm Gerhard Walpers, and William Sterndale Bennett. Among people deceased in 1900, Catherine Wolfe Bruce ranks 67Before her are John Anderson, Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein, Adrien René Franchet, Francišak Bahuševič, Arthur Sullivan, and Gustaf Åkerhielm. After her are Wilhelm Kühne, Gustav Hartlaub, Edmond de Sélys Longchamps, Charles Piazzi Smyth, Nicolae Crețulescu, and John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Catherine Wolfe Bruce ranks 5,110 out of 15,968Before her are Brett Lunger (1945), Susanna Thompson (1958), Ann Wilson (1950), Eric Bogosian (1953), LL Cool J (1968), and Robert Yerkes (1876). After her are Red Garland (1923), Matt Sorum (1960), Tony Joe White (1943), Amber Lynn (1964), Dixie Carter (1939), and Al Corley (1956).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Catherine Wolfe Bruce ranks 63Before her are Nancy Roman (1925), Paul W. Merrill (1887), Allan Sandage (1926), Frank Elmore Ross (1874), Eugene Parker (1927), and Frank Schlesinger (1871). After her are Alvan Clark (1804), Henry L. Giclas (1910), Henry E. Holt (1929), Michael E. Brown (1965), Adam Riess (1969), and William Wilson Morgan (1906).