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Heinrich Louis d'Arrest

1822 - 1875

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Heinrich Louis d'Arrest (13 August 1822 – 14 June 1875; German pronunciation: [daˈʁɛ] ) was a German astronomer, born in Berlin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Louis d'Arrest has received more than 31,253 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Heinrich Louis d'Arrest is the 57th most popular astronomer (up from 58th in 2019), the 707th most popular biography from Germany (up from 721st in 2019) and the 10th most popular German Astronomer.

Heinrich Louis d'Arrest is most famous for his discovery of the comet which bears his name, Comet d'Arrest.

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Among ASTRONOMERS

Among astronomers, Heinrich Louis d'Arrest ranks 57 out of 532Before him are Percival Lowell, William Lassell, Ferdinand Verbiest, Max Wolf, Riccardo Giacconi, and Fritz Zwicky. After him are Martin Ryle, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, Antony Hewish, Gerard Kuiper, William Alfred Fowler, and Henrietta Swan Leavitt.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1822, Heinrich Louis d'Arrest ranks 13Before him are Francis Galton, Frédéric Passy, Rutherford B. Hayes, Étienne Lenoir, Charles Hermite, and Francis, Duke of Cádiz. After him are Edmond de Goncourt, Midhat Pasha, Prince Napoléon Bonaparte, Adelaide of Austria, Rosa Bonheur, and Robert Luther. Among people deceased in 1875, Heinrich Louis d'Arrest ranks 12Before him are Andrew Johnson, Isaac Singer, Tongzhi Emperor, Charles Lyell, Éliphas Lévi, and John Edward Gray. After him are Moses Hess, 12th Dalai Lama, Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander, Amalia of Oldenburg, Francis V, Duke of Modena, and Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Louis d'Arrest ranks 707 out of 5,289Before him are Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp (1712), Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria (1636), Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724), Louisa Ulrika of Prussia (1720), Amalie Auguste of Bavaria (1801), and Alfred Hugenberg (1865). After him are Fritz Perls (1893), George, King of Saxony (1832), Margot Frank (1926), Walther Wenck (1900), Ernst Kretschmer (1888), and Ottmar Hitzfeld (1949).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Heinrich Louis d'Arrest ranks 10Before him are Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers (1758), Johann Gottfried Galle (1812), Johann Bayer (1572), Caroline Herschel (1750), Simon Marius (1573), and Max Wolf (1863). After him are Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (1793), Johann Franz Encke (1791), Walter Baade (1893), Petrus Apianus (1495), Karl Ludwig Harding (1765), and Johann Elert Bode (1747).