James Glaisher

1809 - 1903

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James Glaisher FRS (7 April 1809 – 7 February 1903) was an English meteorologist, aeronaut and astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Glaisher has received more than 988,745 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. James Glaisher is the 190th most popular astronomer, the 1,741st most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 23rd most popular British Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, James Glaisher ranks 190 out of 532Before him are Nevil Maskelyne, Walter Lewin, Oskar Backlund, Maria Margaretha Kirch, John Bevis, and Mariam al-Asturlabi. After him are Jean Fernel, Bertil Lindblad, Eleanor F. Helin, Yrjö Väisälä, Otto Struve, and Wilhelm von Biela.

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Among people born in 1809, James Glaisher ranks 31Before him are Bettino Ricasoli, Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Heinrich Hoffmann, Jean-Hippolyte Flandrin, and François Certain de Canrobert. After him are Friedrich Ferdinand von Beust, Edward FitzGerald, Leopoldo O'Donnell, 1st Duke of Tetuán, Hannibal Hamlin, Karl Koch, and Matsumura Sōkon. Among people deceased in 1903, James Glaisher ranks 31Before him are Sophie Gengembre Anderson, Gaston Paris, Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov, William Ernest Henley, Rudolf Lipschitz, and Béni Kállay. After him are Práxedes Mateo Sagasta, Alexander Bain, Luigi Cremona, Auguste Kerckhoffs, Émile Baudot, and Charles Renouvier.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Glaisher ranks 1,741 out of 6,924Before him are John A. Hobson (1858), John Toshack (1949), David Gemmell (1948), Princess Patricia of Connaught (1886), Rebecca West (1892), and Charles Kay Ogden (1889). After him are Archibald Leitch (1865), David Yates (1963), Roger Hodgson (1950), Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild (1840), The Edge (1961), and John Paul Jones (1747).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United Kingdom

Among astronomers born in United Kingdom, James Glaisher ranks 23Before him are John Russell Hind (1823), Adelard of Bath (1075), William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse (1800), N. R. Pogson (1829), Nevil Maskelyne (1732), and John Bevis (1695). After him are Edward Walter Maunder (1851), John Michell (1724), James Dunlop (1793), George Mary Searle (1839), Edward L. G. Bowell (1943), and James Ferguson (1797).