Dorothea Klumpke

1861 - 1942

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Dorothea Klumpke Roberts (August 9, 1861 in San Francisco – October 5, 1942 in San Francisco) was an American astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dorothea Klumpke has received more than 30,979 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Dorothea Klumpke is the 138th most popular astronomer (up from 379th in 2019), the 1,828th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,974th in 2019) and the 24th most popular American Astronomer.

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Over the past year Dorothea Klumpke has had the most page views in the with 3,564 views, followed by French (1,581), and Spanish (1,375). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Georgian (637.10%), Swedish (124.49%), and Welsh (123.16%)


Among astronomers, Dorothea Klumpke ranks 138 out of 644Before her are Arthur Auwers, Auguste Charlois, James Dunlop, Hermann Carl Vogel, Nikolai Chernykh, and Maria Margaretha Kirch. After her are Giovanni Battista Hodierna, Henry Draper, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, August Kopff, Johann Daniel Titius, and Carolyn S. Shoemaker.

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Among people born in 1861, Dorothea Klumpke ranks 40Before her are Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Henry Gantt, Walter Simons, Pierre Duhem, Michel Verne, and Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal. After her are M. Visvesvaraya, Stanislas de Guaita, Maurice Blondel, Jurji Zaydan, William C. Durant, and Santiago Rusiñol. Among people deceased in 1942, Dorothea Klumpke ranks 59Before her are Joseph Franklin Rutherford, Thorvald Stauning, Ivan Bilibin, Germaine Dulac, Archduke Joseph Ferdinand of Austria, and Flinders Petrie. After her are Leopold Berchtold, Heinz Hitler, Lauri Kristian Relander, Wilbur Scoville, Yuri Kondratyuk, and Henri de Baillet-Latour.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dorothea Klumpke ranks 1,828 out of 20,380Before her are Wallace Shawn (1943), Ub Iwerks (1901), Cecil B. DeMille (1881), Tex Avery (1908), Dean Cain (1966), and Cab Calloway (1907). After her are Sam Raimi (1959), Axl Rose (1962), Jack Swigert (1931), Count Basie (1904), Patch Adams (1945), and Mary Steenburgen (1953).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Dorothea Klumpke ranks 24Before her are James Van Allen (1914), Henry Norris Russell (1877), Edward Charles Pickering (1846), Frank Drake (1930), Cleveland Abbe (1838), and Maria Mitchell (1818). After her are Henry Draper (1837), Carolyn S. Shoemaker (1929), Andrea M. Ghez (1965), George Phillips Bond (1825), Harlow Shapley (1885), and Michael H. Hart (1932).