Henry Draper

1837 - 1882

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Henry Draper (March 7, 1837 – November 20, 1882) was an American doctor and amateur astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Draper has received more than 50,959 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Henry Draper is the 154th most popular astronomer (down from 146th in 2019), the 2,281st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,999th in 2019) and the 26th most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Henry Draper ranks 154 out of 532Before him are August Kopff, Otto Wilhelm von Struve, Liisi Oterma, Tobias Mayer, Cornelis Johannes van Houten, and Hermann Carl Vogel. After him are Auguste Charlois, Jacobus Kapteyn, John Goodricke, Wilhelm Beer, Bernard Lyot, and Erasmus Reinhold.

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Among people born in 1837, Henry Draper ranks 38Before him are Wild Bill Hickok, Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione, Vasily Radlov, Ion Creangă, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and Tippu Tip. After him are Théodore Dubois, Joseph Bell, Georg Ebers, Moritz Kaposi, Prince Albert of Prussia, and Carolus-Duran. Among people deceased in 1882, Henry Draper ranks 26Before him are Ignacy Łukasiewicz, Henri Giffard, Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald, Karl-Maria Kertbeny, and Mikhail Skobelev. After him are John Nelson Darby, Anthony Trollope, Berthold Auerbach, Jørgen Moe, Thomas Hill Green, and János Arany.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Draper ranks 2,281 out of 15,968Before him are William Bates (1860), Harold Bloom (1930), Patricia Arquette (1968), Ernie Hudson (1945), Frank Knight (1885), and Jay Rockefeller (1937). After him are Vic Morrow (1929), Maxwell D. Taylor (1901), George Wallace (1919), Ellen Barkin (1954), P. G. T. Beauregard (1818), and Eddie Fisher (1928).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Henry Draper ranks 26Before him are Harlow Shapley (1885), James Van Allen (1914), Russell Alan Hulse (1950), Vesto Slipher (1875), Maria Mitchell (1818), and William Henry Pickering (1858). After him are George Phillips Bond (1825), Robert Grant Aitken (1864), Heber Doust Curtis (1872), Eugene Merle Shoemaker (1928), George William Hill (1838), and James W. Christy (1938).