Christine Kirch

1697 - 1782

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Christine Kirch (1696 in Guben, Germany – 6 May 1782), was a German astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christine Kirch has received more than 13,982 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Christine Kirch is the 327th most popular astronomer (down from 315th in 2019), the 3,738th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,499th in 2019) and the 49th most popular German Astronomer.

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Over the past year Christine Kirch has had the most page views in the with 1,475 views, followed by Chinese (583), and German (502). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Galician (102.33%), Ukrainian (53.50%), and Croatian (45.50%)


Among astronomers, Christine Kirch ranks 327 out of 644Before her are Maarten Schmidt, Herbert Hall Turner, Eise Eisinga, Fang Lizhi, David H. Levy, and Félix Tisserand. After her are Joseph Helffrich, Jing Fang, Alvan Clark, Andronicus of Cyrrhus, Geminiano Montanari, and Raymond Smith Dugan.

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Among people born in 1697, Christine Kirch ranks 15Before her are Louise Hippolyte, Princess of Monaco, Faustina Bordoni, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville, Nicola Salvi, Peter August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, and Marie Anne de Vichy-Chamrond, marquise du Deffand. After her are Augustus Louis, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen, Francesco Antonio Vallotti, George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, Joseph François Dupleix, and John Peter Zenger. Among people deceased in 1782, Christine Kirch ranks 27Before her are Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, Sava Petrović, Daniel Solander, Richard Wilson, Sadeq Khan Zand, and Princess Charlotte Amalie of Denmark. After her are Elisabeth Christina von Linné, José Cadalso, Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau, Martha Jefferson, Karl Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and Charles Lee.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christine Kirch ranks 3,738 out of 7,253Before her are Adolf Martens (1850), Theodore Levitt (1925), Felix Draeseke (1835), Johann Adolf Scheibe (1708), Holger Meins (1941), and Leonhard Graf von Blumenthal (1810). After her are Theo Adam (1926), Joseph Helffrich (1890), Rosi Mittermaier (1950), Jan Boeckhorst (1604), Friedrich von Huene (1875), and Sophia Hedwig of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1592).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Christine Kirch ranks 49Before her are Maria Clara Eimmart (1676), Freimut Börngen (1930), Otto Lesser (1830), Carl Gustav Witt (1866), Franz Kaiser (1891), and Karl Christian Bruhns (1830). After her are Joseph Helffrich (1890), Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke (1835), Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger (1765), Georg Marcgrave (1610), Paul Götz (1883), and Brian G. Marsden (1937).