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Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux

1718 - 1751

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Jean-Philippe Loys de Cheseaux (French pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃ filip lois də ʃezo]; 4 May 1718 – 30 November 1751) was a Swiss astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux has received more than 1,377 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux is the 172nd most popular astronomer (up from 179th in 2019), the 190th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 218th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swiss Astronomer.

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Over the past year Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux has had the most page views in the with 1,065 views, followed by Japanese (972), and Afrikaans (924). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are French (135.75%), Estonian (86.15%), and Romanian (69.84%)

Among ASTRONOMERS

Among astronomers, Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux ranks 172 out of 644Before him are Harlow Shapley, William Robert Brooks, Luboš Kohoutek, Hubert Reeves, Michael H. Hart, and J. Allen Hynek. After him are Otto Wilhelm von Struve, Tobias Mayer, Gan De, Peter van de Kamp, Oskar Backlund, and Maria Cunitz.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1718, Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux ranks 9Before him are Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Thomas Chippendale, Alexander Roslin, Anna Leopoldovna, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, and Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie. After him are John Canton, Nikita Ivanovich Panin, Jacob Christian Schäffer, Friedrich Wilhelm Marpurg, Antoine de Chézy, and Johan Ernst Gunnerus. Among people deceased in 1751, Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux ranks 11Before him are Frederick, Prince of Wales, Louise of Great Britain, Tokugawa Yoshimune, Jacques I, Prince of Monaco, Peter Lacy, and Christopher Polhem. After him are Robert Maynard, Leonard of Port Maurice, Louise Julie de Mailly-Nesle, Leopold II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Nicola Salvi, and Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux ranks 190 out of 1,015Before him are Jonas Furrer (1805), Hans Martin Sutermeister (1907), Billy Meier (1937), Simonetta Sommaruga (1960), Joachim Raff (1822), and Prince Sixtus of Bourbon-Parma (1886). After him are Margaret of Savoy, Duchess of Anjou (1420), Pietro Lombardo (1435), Roberto Di Matteo (1970), Alain Tanner (1929), Leonardo Conti (1900), and Julius Maggi (1846).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Switzerland

Among astronomers born in Switzerland, Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux ranks 2Before him are Michel Mayor (1942). After him are Rudolf Wolf (1816), Paul Wild (1925), Didier Queloz (1966), Johann III Bernoulli (1744), Nicolas Fatio de Duillier (1664), Robert Julius Trumpler (1886), and Robert Emden (1862).