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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 70,804 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Henry Draper is the 160th most popular astronomer (down from 154th in 2019), the 2,485th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,280th in 2019) and the 28th most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Henry Draper ranks 160 out of 531Before him are Jacobus Kapteyn, Jean Picard, Tobias Mayer, Vesto Slipher, Andreas Cellarius, and N. R. Pogson. After him are Cleomedes, Antonio Abetti, George William Hill, Wilhelm Beer, Margaret Burbidge, and Maria Cunitz.

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Among people born in 1837, Henry Draper ranks 44Before him are Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Carolus-Duran, Prince Albert of Prussia, Théodore Dubois, and Alexandre Guilmant. After him are Georg Ebers, Tippu Tip, Ernest Guiraud, Itagaki Taisuke, John Wesley Hyatt, and Franz Overbeck. Among people deceased in 1882, Henry Draper ranks 29Before him are Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald, Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, Mikhail Skobelev, Karl-Maria Kertbeny, Anthony Trollope, and Thomas Hill Green. After him are Joachim Raff, Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Alfred Escher, Estanislao Figueras, John Nelson Darby, and Konstantin Petrovich von Kaufmann.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Draper ranks 2,485 out of 18,182Before him are G. W. Bailey (1944), Rue McClanahan (1934), Lincoln Ellsworth (1880), Lloyd Austin (1953), Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), and Laura Linney (1964). After him are Will Sampson (1933), Philly Joe Jones (1923), Ellen Barkin (1954), Laurie Holden (1969), John McTiernan (1951), and Peter Coyote (1941).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Henry Draper ranks 28Before him are Henry Norris Russell (1877), Harlow Shapley (1885), Maria Mitchell (1818), Annie Jump Cannon (1863), George Phillips Bond (1825), and Vesto Slipher (1875). After him are George William Hill (1838), Andrea M. Ghez (1965), Michael H. Hart (1932), William Henry Pickering (1858), Francis Preserved Leavenworth (1858), and Robert Grant Aitken (1864).