Hugo Gyldén

1841 - 1896

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Johan August Hugo Gyldén (May 29, 1841 in Helsinki – November 9, 1896 in Stockholm) was a Finland-Swedish astronomer primarily known for work in celestial mechanics. Gyldén was the son of Nils Abraham Gyldén, Professor of Classical philology at the University of Helsinki and baroness Beata Sofia Wrede. He spent his student years at his father's university, graduating as a filosofie magister from the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics in 1860. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugo Gyldén has received more than 9,895 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Hugo Gyldén is the 305th most popular astronomer (up from 341st in 2019), the 152nd most popular biography from Finland (up from 163rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Finnish Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Hugo Gyldén ranks 305 out of 532Before him are Frank Watson Dyson, Aleksander Wolszczan, Marguerite Laugier, Benjamin Apthorp Gould, Nancy Roman, and Hendrik van Gent. After him are Heikki A. Alikoski, Louis Boyer, Carl Charlier, Edwin Ernest Salpeter, Milorad B. Protić, and Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov.

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Among people born in 1841, Hugo Gyldén ranks 63Before him are Tang Jingsong, John Murray, Antonio Pacinotti, John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, Laza Kostić, and Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta. After him are Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Andrejs Pumpurs, Philipp Spitta, Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer, Joaquín Crespo, and Paul Eyschen. Among people deceased in 1896, Hugo Gyldén ranks 52Before him are Mathew Brady, Luigi Palmieri, Walthère Frère-Orban, Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar, Marcelo H. del Pilar, and Benjamin Apthorp Gould. After him are Félix Tisserand, Élie-Abel Carrière, Aleksandr Stoletov, Charles Floquet, Friedrich Gerhard Rohlfs, and Theodore Robinson.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Hugo Gyldén ranks 152 out of 509Before him are Frans Michael Franzén (1772), Robert Kajanus (1856), Lydia Wideman (1920), Julius Skutnabb (1889), Hertta Kuusinen (1904), and Ali Aaltonen (1884). After him are Heikki A. Alikoski (1912), Johan Ehrnrooth (1833), Petter Adolf Karsten (1834), Sami Hyypiä (1973), Lars Sonck (1870), and Marcus Grönholm (1968).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Finland

Among astronomers born in Finland, Hugo Gyldén ranks 3Before him are Liisi Oterma (1915) and Yrjö Väisälä (1891). After him are Heikki A. Alikoski (1912).