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Johann Elert Bode

1747 - 1826

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Johann Elert Bode (German: [ˈboːdə]; 19 January 1747 – 23 November 1826) was a German astronomer known for his reformulation and popularisation of the Titius–Bode law. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Elert Bode has received more than 118,385 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Johann Elert Bode is the 94th most popular astronomer (down from 84th in 2019), the 1,160th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,016th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Astronomer.

Johann Elert Bode (1747-1826) was a German astronomer who is most famous for his law of planetary distances.

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Among ASTRONOMERS

Among astronomers, Johann Elert Bode ranks 94 out of 531Before him are Eugene Merle Shoemaker, Angelo Secchi, Antony Hewish, Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander, and David Fabricius. After him are Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, William Huggins, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth, Karl Ludwig Hencke, J. Allen Hynek, and James Van Allen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1747, Johann Elert Bode ranks 4Before him are Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, and Abraham-Louis Breguet. After him are Vivant Denon, Roger Ducos, Gottfried August Bürger, Princess Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark, Louis Alexandre, Prince of Lamballe, Leopold Koželuch, Infante Philip, Duke of Calabria, and John Paul Jones. Among people deceased in 1826, Johann Elert Bode ranks 18Before him are Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Frederica of Baden, Louis-Gabriel Suchet, Nikolay Karamzin, and Levin August von Bennigsen. After him are Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Franz Danzi, Clarke Abel, Johann Baptist von Spix, Jean Lafitte, and François-Joseph Talma.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Elert Bode ranks 1,160 out of 6,142Before him are Paul Frederick, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1800), Amalia of Oldenburg (1818), Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany (1227), Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine (1617), Thea von Harbou (1888), and Johann Christoph Adelung (1732). After him are Joseph Süß Oppenheimer (1698), Christian Gottlob Neefe (1748), Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1709), Maria Reiche (1903), Anne Catherine of Brandenburg (1575), and Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt (1751).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Johann Elert Bode ranks 17Before him are Max Wolf (1863), Karl Ludwig Harding (1765), Walter Baade (1893), Wilhelm Tempel (1821), Petrus Apianus (1495), and David Fabricius (1564). After him are Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth (1892), Reinhard Genzel (1952), Heinrich Schwabe (1789), Arthur Auwers (1838), Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (1921), and Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591).