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John Goodricke

1764 - 1786

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John Goodricke FRS (17 September 1764 – 20 April 1786) was an English amateur astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Goodricke has received more than 70,008 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. John Goodricke is the 131st most popular astronomer (up from 175th in 2019), the 229th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 316th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Dutch Astronomer.

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Among ASTRONOMERS

Among astronomers, John Goodricke ranks 131 out of 644Before him are Maria Mitchell, Alphonse Borrelly, Tom Gehrels, Annibale de Gasparis, Maslama al-Majriti, and E. M. Antoniadi. After him are Arthur Auwers, Auguste Charlois, James Dunlop, Hermann Carl Vogel, Nikolai Chernykh, and Maria Margaretha Kirch.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1764, John Goodricke ranks 7Before him are Élisabeth of France, Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Ann Radcliffe, José Gervasio Artigas, and Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey. After him are Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Fletcher Christian, Johann Gottfried Schadow, Nikolai Rezanov, Princess Maria Carolina of Savoy, and Barbara von Krüdener. Among people deceased in 1786, John Goodricke ranks 8Before him are Carl Wilhelm Scheele, Moses Mendelssohn, Peter III of Portugal, Maurice Benyovszky, Franz Benda, and Tokugawa Ieharu. After him are Eva Ekeblad, Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, Antonio Sacchini, Hans Joachim von Zieten, Pierre Poivre, and Giovanni Battista Guadagnini.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, John Goodricke ranks 229 out of 1,646Before him are Tom Gehrels (1925), Dirck van Baburen (1595), Joan Blaeu (1596), Princess Sophie of the Netherlands (1824), Geertgen tot Sint Jans (1460), and Willem Kalf (1619). After him are Willem Mengelberg (1871), Joop Zoetemelk (1946), Robin van Persie (1983), Alexander, Prince of Orange (1851), Salomon van Ruysdael (1602), and Anton Mussert (1894).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Netherlands

Among astronomers born in Netherlands, John Goodricke ranks 6Before him are Jan Oort (1900), Gerard Kuiper (1905), Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692), Cornelis Johannes van Houten (1920), and Tom Gehrels (1925). After him are Antonie Pannekoek (1873), Peter van de Kamp (1901), Jacobus Kapteyn (1851), Adriaan Blaauw (1914), Walter Lewin (1936), and Michael van Langren (1598).