George Darwin

1845 - 1912

George Darwin

Sir George Howard Darwin, (9 July 1845 – 7 December 1912) was an English barrister and astronomer, the second son and fifth child of Charles Darwin and Emma Darwin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Darwin has received more than 166,506 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 58th most popular astronomer.

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Among astronomers, George Darwin ranks 59 out of 495Before him are Pierre Méchain, William Lassell, Gerard Kuiper, Fritz Zwicky, Ferdinand Verbiest, and Heinrich Louis d'Arrest. After him are Arthur B. McDonald, Walter Baade, John Flamsteed, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander, and Johann Bayer.

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Among people born in 1845, George Darwin ranks 17Before him are Ludwig III of Bavaria, Carl Spitteler, Abai Qunanbaiuly, Nikola Pašić, Edmond James de Rothschild, and Paul Vidal de La Blache. After him are Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Ion Ivanovici, Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover, Jan Baudouin de Courtenay, Gustaf de Laval, and Mary Ann Nichols. Among people deceased in 1912, George Darwin ranks 23Before him are John Jacob Astor IV, Benjamin Guggenheim, Johann Martin Schleyer, Auguste Beernaert, Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria, and Osborne Reynolds. After him are Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, Henry Tingle Wilde, James Paul Moody, Franz Reichelt, and Isidor Straus.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Darwin ranks 637 out of 5,347Before him are Robert Grosseteste (1175), Frank Williams (1942), John Mayall (1933), Macbeth, King of Scotland (1005), George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (1866), and William Pitt the Younger (1759). After him are Joan Collins (1933), Peter Finch (1916), Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764), Edgar Adrian (1889), Christopher Nolan (1970), and Niels Kaj Jerne (1911).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United Kingdom

Among astronomers born in United Kingdom, George Darwin ranks 9Before him are Fred Hoyle (1915), Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943), Martin Ryle (1918), James Bradley (1693), Antony Hewish (1924), and William Lassell (1799). After him are John Flamsteed (1646), Stephen Gray (1666), George Biddell Airy (1801), William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse (1800), William Huggins (1824), and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900).