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Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve

1793 - 1864

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Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (Russian: Василий Яковлевич Струве, trans. Vasily Yakovlevich Struve; 15 April 1793 – 23 November [O.S. 11 November] 1864) was a Baltic German astronomer and geodesist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve has received more than 88,722 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve is the 66th most popular astronomer (down from 58th in 2019), the 783rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 808th in 2019) and the 12th most popular German Astronomer.

Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve was a German astronomer and mathematician. Struve is most famous for his work in the field of stellar astronomy, particularly his work on double stars.

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Among ASTRONOMERS

Among astronomers, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve ranks 66 out of 644Before him are Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Johann Franz Encke, Simon Marius, Asaph Hall, Pierre Méchain, and Albert Marth. After him are Abu Hanifa Dinawari, Arthur B. McDonald, Eugene Merle Shoemaker, John Flamsteed, Jacques Cassini, and Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1793, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve ranks 3Before him are Ferdinand I of Austria, and Victor of Aveyron. After him are Juan Manuel de Rosas, Ján Kollár, Karl Ludwig Hencke, Josef Ressel, Maria Teresa, Princess of Beira, Michel Chasles, Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, Constantine Kanaris, and James Dunlop. Among people deceased in 1864, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve ranks 11Before him are Giacomo Meyerbeer, Vuk Karadžić, Hong Xiuquan, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron, and William I of Württemberg. After him are Leo von Klenze, Konstanty Kalinowski, Louise Marie Thérèse of Artois, Princess Charlotte of Denmark, John Hanning Speke, and Juan José Flores.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve ranks 783 out of 7,253Before him are Wilhelm Bittrich (1894), Franz Joseph Gall (1758), Theodor W. Hänsch (1941), Richard von Krafft-Ebing (1840), Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707), and Theodor Fontane (1819). After him are Udo Kier (1944), Matthias Erzberger (1875), Bernd Schuster (1959), Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724), Ferdinand von Lindemann (1852), and Ludwig Quidde (1858).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve ranks 12Before him are Wilhelm Schickard (1592), Heinrich Louis d'Arrest (1822), Max Wolf (1863), Johann Bayer (1572), Johann Franz Encke (1791), and Simon Marius (1573). After him are Walter Baade (1893), David Fabricius (1564), Petrus Apianus (1495), Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591), Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth (1892), and Johann Elert Bode (1747).