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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 22,301 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Cornelis Johannes van Houten is the 137th most popular astronomer (up from 152nd in 2019), the 243rd most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 261st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Astronomer.

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Among ASTRONOMERS

Among astronomers, Cornelis Johannes van Houten ranks 137 out of 531Before him are Walter Sydney Adams, Maria Margaretha Kirch, Johann Franz Encke, John Louis Emil Dreyer, Alphonse Borrelly, and Williamina Fleming. After him are Antonie Pannekoek, Pierre Janssen, Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, Luigi Ferdinando Marsili, Maria Mitchell, and Annie Jump Cannon.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1920, Cornelis Johannes van Houten ranks 100Before him are P. D. James, Meliton Kantaria, Väinö Linna, Jaan Kross, Hans Blumenberg, and Ricardo Montalbán. After him are Henrietta Lacks, Saul Bass, Hiroyoshi Nishizawa, Luisa Cuesta, Roberto Calvi, and DeForest Kelley. Among people deceased in 2002, Cornelis Johannes van Houten ranks 73Before him are Infanta Beatriz of Spain, François Périer, John Entwistle, John Frankenheimer, Geraldine of Albania, and Choi Hong Hi. After him are Katy Jurado, Kim Hunter, Spyros Kyprianou, Igor Ansoff, Yousuf Karsh, and Peggy Lee.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Cornelis Johannes van Houten ranks 243 out of 1,427Before him are William II, Duke of Bavaria (1365), Wesley Sneijder (1984), Robin van Persie (1983), Lidwina (1380), Pieter van Laer (1599), and Jan Jongbloed (1940). After him are Adriaen van de Velde (1636), Ben Feringa (1951), Jacobus Oud (1890), Jan de Bont (1943), Antonie Pannekoek (1873), and Carel Struycken (1948).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Netherlands

Among astronomers born in Netherlands, Cornelis Johannes van Houten ranks 5Before him are Jan Oort (1900), Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692), Gerard Kuiper (1905), and Tom Gehrels (1925). After him are Antonie Pannekoek (1873), Jacobus Kapteyn (1851), John Goodricke (1764), Walter Lewin (1936), Adriaan Blaauw (1914), Henri Joseph Anastase Perrotin (1845), and Michael van Langren (1598).