Johann Franz Encke

1791 - 1865

Johann Franz Encke

Johann Franz Encke (German pronunciation: [ˈjoːhan ˈfʁants ˈɛŋkə]; 23 September 1791 – 26 August 1865) was a German astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Franz Encke has received more than 35,975 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 66th most popular astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Johann Franz Encke ranks 67 out of 495Before him are Walter Baade, John Flamsteed, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander, Johann Bayer, and Percival Lowell. After him are Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille, Stephen Gray, Ejnar Hertzsprung, Max Wolf, and Karl Ludwig Harding.

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Among people born in 1791, Johann Franz Encke ranks 14Before him are Giacomo Meyerbeer, Franz Bopp, James Buchanan, Francesco Hayez, Franz Grillparzer, and Eugène Scribe. After him are István Széchenyi, Minh Mạng, Félix Savart, Alexandros Mavrokordatos, Friedrich Parrot, and Ferdinand Hérold. Among people deceased in 1865, Johann Franz Encke ranks 10Before him are Leopold I of Belgium, Ignaz Semmelweis, Emil Lenz, William Rowan Hamilton, Anna Pavlovna of Russia, and Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia. After him are Robert FitzRoy, Infante Francisco de Paula, Duke of Cádiz, Heinrich Barth, Elizabeth Gaskell, Christian Jürgensen Thomsen, and Shoqan Walikhanov.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Franz Encke ranks 811 out of 3,763Before him are Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen (1622), André Previn (1929), Jack Steinberger (1921), Erich Kempka (1910), Sophia Dorothea of Celle (1666), and Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778). After him are Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1845), Johann Christoph Adelung (1732), Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795), Gottlob Berger (1896), Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1823), and Georg-Hans Reinhardt (1887).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Johann Franz Encke ranks 11Before him are Johann Gottfried Galle (1812), Simon Marius (1573), Caroline Herschel (1750), Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (1793), Heinrich Louis d'Arrest (1822), and Walter Baade (1893). After him are Max Wolf (1863), Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591), Albert Marth (1828), Johann Elert Bode (1747), Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters (1813), and David Fabricius (1564).

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