Edward S. Holden

1846 - 1914

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Edward Singleton Holden (November 5, 1846 – March 16, 1914) was an American astronomer and the fifth president of the University of California. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward S. Holden has received more than 24,307 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward S. Holden is the 486th most popular astronomer (down from 417th in 2019), the 8,996th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,091st in 2019) and the 106th most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Edward S. Holden ranks 486 out of 532Before him are Kazuro Watanabe, György Kulin, David C. Jewitt, Thomas Brisbane, A. E. Douglass, and John N. Bahcall. After him are John Broughton, Roy A. Tucker, Hiroshi Kaneda, Robert H. McNaught, Alan Hale, and James Ferguson.

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Among people born in 1846, Edward S. Holden ranks 92Before him are Marco Aurelio Soto, Björn Jónsson, Nikolay Umov, Benigno Ferreira, Elizabeth Thompson, and Rose Cleveland. After him is Joseph B. Foraker. Among people deceased in 1914, Edward S. Holden ranks 103Before him are Joshua Chamberlain, Jakub Arbes, John Philip Holland, Daniel De Leon, Margaret E. Knight, and Ayub Khan. After him are Ida Freund, Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto, and Mariano Trías.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward S. Holden ranks 8,996 out of 15,968Before him are Annette Charles (1948), Robert Weinberg (1942), Leonard Wood (1860), Ben Burtt (1948), Dorothy Janis (1912), and Brett Ratner (1969). After him are William Daniels (1901), Meg Whitman (1956), Barbara Loden (1932), Levi Leipheimer (1973), Billy Porter (1969), and Janine Turner (1962).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Edward S. Holden ranks 106Before him are Marc Aaronson (1950), Helen Sawyer Hogg (1905), Carolyn Porco (1953), Thomas Bopp (1949), A. E. Douglass (1867), and John N. Bahcall (1934). After him are Roy A. Tucker (1951), Charles W. Juels (1944), Scott S. Sheppard (1977), Geoffrey Marcy (1954), Chad Trujillo (1973), and Peter Goldreich (1939).