Henry Draper

1837 - 1882

Henry Draper

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 43,150 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 145th most popular astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Henry Draper ranks 146 out of 495Before him are Andreas Cellarius, Otto Wilhelm von Struve, Arthur Auwers, Hermann Carl Vogel, Jeremiah Horrocks, and N. R. Pogson. After him are Antonie Pannekoek, Eric Walter Elst, Ali Qushji, Johann Heinrich von Mädler, Franz Xaver von Zach, and Cornelis Johannes van Houten.

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Among people born in 1837, Henry Draper ranks 34Before him are Abraham Kuyper, Francis, Duke of Teck, Édouard Stephan, Ion Creangă, Vasily Radlov, and Algernon Charles Swinburne. After him are Tippu Tip, Théodore Dubois, Joseph Bell, Wild Bill Hickok, Pierre Auguste Cot, and Yohannes IV. Among people deceased in 1882, Henry Draper ranks 25Before him are Henri Giffard, Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald, Ignacy Łukasiewicz, Karl-Maria Kertbeny, and Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. After him are Berthold Auerbach, Mikhail Skobelev, Jørgen Moe, János Arany, Alfred Escher, and John Nelson Darby.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Draper ranks 1,999 out of 12,171Before him are Brad Dourif (1950), Dean Acheson (1893), James Gandolfini (1961), Sam Raimi (1959), Angie Dickinson (1931), and Martha Nussbaum (1947). After him are Daniel McFadden (1937), Aaron Eckhart (1968), Emma Stone (1988), Roscoe Arbuckle (1887), Lionel Barrymore (1878), and Buck Henry (1930).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Henry Draper ranks 26Before him are Edward Charles Pickering (1846), George Phillips Bond (1825), Harlow Shapley (1885), William Henry Pickering (1858), Vesto Slipher (1875), and Annie Jump Cannon (1863). After him are Maria Mitchell (1818), Seth Barnes Nicholson (1891), James W. Christy (1938), Milton L. Humason (1891), Robert Grant Aitken (1864), and Horace Parnell Tuttle (1837).