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Hermann Carl Vogel

1841 - 1907

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Hermann Carl Vogel (; German: [ˈfoːɡl̩]; 3 April 1841 – 13 August 1907) was a German astrophysicist. He was born in Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony. From 1882 to 1907 he was director of the Astrophysical Observatory, Potsdam. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermann Carl Vogel has received more than 25,740 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Hermann Carl Vogel is the 149th most popular astronomer (up from 153rd in 2019), the 1,872nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,846th in 2019) and the 28th most popular German Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Hermann Carl Vogel ranks 149 out of 531Before him are Annie Jump Cannon, Nur ad-Din al-Bitruji, Giovanni Battista Hodierna, Peter Andreas Hansen, Guillaume Bigourdan, and Eugène Joseph Delporte. After him are Bernard Lyot, George Phillips Bond, Nicole-Reine Lepaute, Jean Chacornac, Jacobus Kapteyn, and Jean Picard.

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Among people born in 1841, Hermann Carl Vogel ranks 30Before him are Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta, Louis Le Prince, Julius von Payer, Annie Chapman, Sam Loyd, and Eliza Orzeszkowa. After him are Ybyrai Altynsarin, Otto von Gierke, Wilfrid Laurier, Joseph Henry Blackburne, Alexander Mikhaylovich Zaytsev, and Prudente de Morais. Among people deceased in 1907, Hermann Carl Vogel ranks 32Before him are Qiu Jin, Léo Taxil, Kurmanjan Datka, Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, Pierre Janssen, and Stanisław Wyspiański. After him are Konstantin Pobedonostsev, Joseph Hellmesberger Jr., William Le Baron Jenney, Nicolae Grigorescu, William, Prince of Wied, and John Kerr.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hermann Carl Vogel ranks 1,872 out of 6,142Before him are Klaus Fischer (1949), Karl Christian Friedrich Krause (1781), Margarete Buber-Neumann (1901), Uziel Gal (1923), Matthias Kleinheisterkamp (1893), and Karl Mauss (1898). After him are Ernst Nolte (1923), Andreas Karlstadt (1486), Anna of Brandenburg (1487), Princess Pauline of Württemberg (1810), George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1831), and Frederick of Utrecht (780).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Hermann Carl Vogel ranks 28Before him are Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (1921), Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591), Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters (1813), Hermann Goldschmidt (1802), Maria Margaretha Kirch (1670), and Johann Franz Encke (1791). After him are Tobias Mayer (1723), Andreas Cellarius (1596), Wilhelm Beer (1797), Erasmus Reinhold (1511), August Kopff (1882), and Johann Hieronymus Schröter (1745).