Franz Xaver von Zach

1754 - 1832

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Baron Franz Xaver von Zach (Franz Xaver Freiherr von Zach; 4 June 1754 – 2 September 1832) was a Hungarian astronomer born at Pest, Hungary (now Budapest in Hungary). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Xaver von Zach has received more than 46,545 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Franz Xaver von Zach is the 168th most popular astronomer (down from 151st in 2019), the 203rd most popular biography from Hungary (down from 181st in 2019) and the most popular Hungarian Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Franz Xaver von Zach ranks 168 out of 532Before him are Johann Hieronymus Schröter, Sergey Belyavsky, George Phillips Bond, Guillaume Le Gentil, Jean Chacornac, and Lyudmila Chernykh. After him are Nicole-Reine Lepaute, Antonio Abetti, Dominique, comte de Cassini, Robert Grant Aitken, Mashallah ibn Athari, and Luigi Ferdinando Marsili.

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Among people born in 1754, Franz Xaver von Zach ranks 24Before him are Joseph Joubert, Salawat Yulayev, Jean-Baptiste Regnault, Salomon Maimon, Usman dan Fodio, and Vicente Martín y Soler. After him are Andrea Appiani, Jurij Vega, Pavel Tsitsianov, Alejandro Malaspina, William Murdoch, and Louis Claude Richard. Among people deceased in 1832, Franz Xaver von Zach ranks 20Before him are Princess Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, Jean Maximilien Lamarque, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia, Karl Christian Friedrich Krause, Carl Friedrich Zelter, and Manuel García. After him are Princess Maria Anna of Saxony, Kaʻahumanu, Ghazi Muhammad, Karl Rudolphi, Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat, and John Leslie.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Franz Xaver von Zach ranks 203 out of 696Before him are Lajos Portisch (1937), Nicholas Kaldor (1908), Paul Lukas (1894), Rudolf E. Kálmán (1930), József Zakariás (1924), and Walthari (600). After him are Gyula Gömbös (1886), István Dobi (1898), Márta Mészáros (1931), Marta Eggerth (1912), Ödön Földessy (1929), and William Fox (1879).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Hungary

Among astronomers born in Hungary, Franz Xaver von Zach ranks 1