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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 104,975 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Elert Bode is the 84th most popular astronomer (up from 87th in 2019), the 1,016th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,012th in 2019) and the 16th most popular German 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 84 out of 532Before him are Petrus Apianus, Abu Hanifa Dinawari, Albert Marth, J. Allen Hynek, Karl Ludwig Harding, and Angelo Secchi. After him are Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander, Johann Adam Schall von Bell, Vera Rubin, Victor Ambartsumian, and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin.

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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, John Paul Jones, Leopold Koželuch, and Armand Louis de Gontaut. Among people deceased in 1826, Johann Elert Bode ranks 18Before him are Elizabeth Alexeievna, Nikolay Karamzin, Frederica of Baden, Louis-Gabriel Suchet, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, and Levin August von Bennigsen. After him are Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Franz Danzi, Johann Baptist von Spix, François-Joseph Talma, Jean Lafitte, and Clarke Abel.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Elert Bode ranks 1,016 out of 5,289Before him are Albert of Riga (1165), Ludwig Prandtl (1875), Erhard Heiden (1901), Sophia of Prussia (1870), Johann Jakob Froberger (1616), and Frederick IV, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1671). After him are Anne Catherine of Brandenburg (1575), Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (1884), Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp (1636), Rainer Weiss (1932), Beno Gutenberg (1889), and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Johann Elert Bode ranks 16Before him are Heinrich Louis d'Arrest (1822), Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (1793), Johann Franz Encke (1791), Walter Baade (1893), Petrus Apianus (1495), and Karl Ludwig Harding (1765). After him are Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591), Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth (1892), Heinrich Schwabe (1789), David Fabricius (1564), Hermann Goldschmidt (1802), and Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters (1813).