Heinrich Schwabe

1789 - 1875

Heinrich Schwabe

Samuel Heinrich Schwabe (25 October 1789 – 11 April 1875) a German astronomer remembered for his work on sunspots. Schwabe was born at Dessau. At first an apothecary, he turned his attention to astronomy, and in 1826 commenced his observations on sunspots. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Schwabe has received more than 15,323 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 99th most popular astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Heinrich Schwabe ranks 100 out of 495Before him are William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse, Clyde Tombaugh, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth, Petrus Plancius, Karl Ludwig Hencke, and Eugene Merle Shoemaker. After him are E. M. Antoniadi, Abu Hanifa Dinawari, William Huggins, Walter Sydney Adams, James Van Allen, and Wilhelm Tempel.

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Among people born in 1789, Heinrich Schwabe ranks 11Before him are Friedrich List, María Isabella of Spain, Horace Vernet, Johann Friedrich Overbeck, Stéphanie de Beauharnais, and Abbas Mirza. After him are Princess Charlotte of Denmark, Maria Szymanowska, Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel, Carl Gustav Carus, Marcellin Champagnat, and John Martin. Among people deceased in 1875, Heinrich Schwabe ranks 21Before him are Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander, 12th Dalai Lama, Pierre Larousse, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, and Francis V, Duke of Modena. After him are Amalia of Oldenburg, Guillaume Henri Dufour, Jacques Paul Migne, Eduard Mörike, Duchenne de Boulogne, and Henri Labrouste.

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Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Schwabe ranks 1,192 out of 3,763Before him are Klaus Schwab (1938), Prince Henry of Prussia (1862), Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen (1818), Dieter Rams (1932), Wilhelm Groener (1867), and Anne Catherine of Brandenburg (1575). After him are John Heartfield (1891), John George IV, Elector of Saxony (1668), Prince Adalbert of Prussia (1884), Niklot (1100), Maria Reiche (1903), and Hans Scharoun (1893).