Cornelis Johannes van Houten

1920 - 2002

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Cornelis Johannes van Houten (18 February 1920 – 24 August 2002) was a Dutch astronomer, sometimes referred to as Kees van Houten. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cornelis Johannes van Houten has received more than 22,004 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Cornelis Johannes van Houten is the 152nd most popular astronomer, the 261st most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 268th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Dutch Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Cornelis Johannes van Houten ranks 152 out of 532Before him are Nikolai Chernykh, Gan De, August Kopff, Otto Wilhelm von Struve, Liisi Oterma, and Tobias Mayer. After him are Hermann Carl Vogel, Henry Draper, Auguste Charlois, Jacobus Kapteyn, John Goodricke, and Wilhelm Beer.

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Among people born in 1920, Cornelis Johannes van Houten ranks 118Before him are Ray Harryhausen, Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Michael Anderson, Delbert Mann, José Mauro de Vasconcelos, and Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir. After him are James Doohan, Eva Dahlbeck, Henrietta Lacks, Miguel Delibes, Meliton Kantaria, and Heinz Kessler. Among people deceased in 2002, Cornelis Johannes van Houten ranks 77Before him are Chico Xavier, Abba Eban, Choi Hong Hi, François Périer, Marina Berti, and Juan Antonio Bardem. After him are J. Lee Thompson, Dee Dee Ramone, Geraldine of Albania, Katy Jurado, Roberto Matta, and Fernando Belaúnde Terry.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Cornelis Johannes van Houten ranks 261 out of 1,209Before him are Jozef Israëls (1824), Robin van Persie (1983), Nicolaes Maes (1634), Cornelis Tromp (1629), Joop den Uyl (1919), and William I, Count of Holland (1167). After him are Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau (1576), Cees Nooteboom (1933), Jacobus Kapteyn (1851), John Goodricke (1764), Frederik Ruysch (1638), and Hendrick ter Brugghen (1588).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Netherlands

Among astronomers born in Netherlands, Cornelis Johannes van Houten ranks 6Before him are Jan Oort (1900), Gerard Kuiper (1905), Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692), Tom Gehrels (1925), and Antonie Pannekoek (1873). After him are Jacobus Kapteyn (1851), John Goodricke (1764), Walter Lewin (1936), Henri Joseph Anastase Perrotin (1845), Adriaan Blaauw (1914), and Maarten Schmidt (1929).