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Forest Ray Moulton

1872 - 1952

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Forest Ray Moulton (April 29, 1872 – December 7, 1952) was an American astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Forest Ray Moulton has received more than 36,290 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Forest Ray Moulton is the 366th most popular astronomer (up from 386th in 2019), the 5,804th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,933rd in 2019) and the 69th most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Forest Ray Moulton ranks 366 out of 531Before him are Marcel Minnaert, Christoph Arnold, Catherine Wolfe Bruce, Dilhan Eryurt, Carl A. Wirtanen, and Peter van de Kamp. After him are Lyudmila Zhuravleva, Frank Schlesinger, Caterina Scarpellini, Herbert Friedman, Harry Edwin Wood, and Frank Elmore Ross.

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Among people born in 1872, Forest Ray Moulton ranks 129Before him are Arthur Blake, Maude Adams, Gustave Sandras, Edward Wilson, Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed, and John Arthur Jarvis. After him are Julia Morgan, Charles Gmelin, Paul-Émile Janson, Georg Schnéevoigt, Walter Wild, and Oswaldo Cruz. Among people deceased in 1952, Forest Ray Moulton ranks 118Before him are Jack Conway, Yakov Frenkel, Teffi, Jonas Staugaitis, Curly Howard, and Joseph Avenol. After him are Guido Castelnuovo, Elisabeth Schumann, D. S. Senanayake, Roger Vitrac, Italo Montemezzi, and Ludwig Kaas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Forest Ray Moulton ranks 5,804 out of 18,182Before him are Roger Sessions (1896), Gene Pitney (1940), Donnie Wahlberg (1969), Matilda Joslyn Gage (1826), Lexington Steele (1969), and MacKenzie Scott (1970). After him are Robert Z'Dar (1950), Roman Reigns (1985), Philip Bailey (1951), Chris Farley (1964), Maclyn McCarty (1911), and Shawn Michaels (1965).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Forest Ray Moulton ranks 69Before him are Eugene Parker (1927), Paul W. Merrill (1887), David Rittenhouse (1732), Sandra Faber (1944), Catherine Wolfe Bruce (1816), and Carl A. Wirtanen (1910). After him are Frank Schlesinger (1871), Herbert Friedman (1916), Frank Elmore Ross (1874), Dorothea Klumpke (1861), Henry E. Holt (1929), and Brian Schmidt (1967).