Christoph Scheiner

1575 - 1650

Christoph Scheiner

Christoph Scheiner SJ (25 July 1573 (or 1575) – 18 June 1650) was a Jesuit priest, physicist and astronomer in Ingolstadt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christoph Scheiner has received more than 78,179 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 344th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Christoph Scheiner ranks 343 out of 659Before him are Johann Wilhelm Hittorf, Edwin Hall, Heinrich Geißler, Jurij Vega, Maurice de Broglie, and William Whewell. After him are Louis Slotin, Friedrich Paschen, Johann Andreas Segner, Robert W. Wood, Steven Chu, and George Johnstone Stoney.

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Among people born in 1575, Christoph Scheiner ranks 10Before him are Gwanghaegun of Joseon, Concino Concini, John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, Antoine de Montchrestien, and Diego, Prince of Asturias.  Among people deceased in 1650, Christoph Scheiner ranks 8Before him are Dorgon, William II, Prince of Orange, Tukaram, Matthäus Merian, Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency, and Catalina de Erauso. After him are Bernhardus Varenius, Claude Favre de Vaugelas, and Jean Rotrou.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christoph Scheiner ranks 1,566 out of 3,763Before him are Anton Dostler (1891), Anton von Werner (1843), Christiane F. (1962), Johann Nikolaus Forkel (1749), Brigitte Helm (1906), and Ernst Nolte (1923). After him are Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen (1310), Adalbert of Hamburg (1000), Welf II, Duke of Bavaria (1072), Bernhardus Varenius (1622), Friedrich Paschen (1865), and Helmold (1120).

Among PHYSICISTS In Germany

Among physicists born in Germany, Christoph Scheiner ranks 48Before him are Manfred von Ardenne (1907), Pascual Jordan (1902), Paul Drude (1863), Franz Ernst Neumann (1798), Johann Wilhelm Hittorf (1824), and Heinrich Geißler (1814). After him are Friedrich Paschen (1865), Franz Aepinus (1724), Johann Heinrich Schulze (1687), Walther Meissner (1882), Johannes Franz Hartmann (1865), and Wolfgang Ketterle (1957).

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