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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 56,250 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. John Goodricke is the 157th most popular astronomer (down from 131st in 2019), the 265th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 237th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Dutch Astronomer.

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Among ASTRONOMERS

Among astronomers, John Goodricke ranks 157 out of 532Before him are Tobias Mayer, Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Hermann Carl Vogel, Henry Draper, Auguste Charlois, and Jacobus Kapteyn. After him are Wilhelm Beer, Bernard Lyot, Erasmus Reinhold, Eugène Joseph Delporte, Johann Hieronymus Schröter, and Sergey Belyavsky.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1764, John Goodricke ranks 9Before him are Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, José Gervasio Artigas, Alexander Mackenzie, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, and Johann Gottfried Schadow. After him are Nikolai Rezanov, Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Fletcher Christian, Charles Percier, Carlo Andrea Pozzo di Borgo, and Princess Maria Carolina of Savoy. Among people deceased in 1786, John Goodricke ranks 9Before him are Moses Mendelssohn, Maurice Benyovszky, Peter III of Portugal, Franz Benda, Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, and Eva Ekeblad. After him are Antonio Sacchini, Tokugawa Ieharu, Thomas Wright, Pierre Poivre, John Byron, and Princess Ernestine of Saxe-Weimar.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, John Goodricke ranks 265 out of 1,209Before him are Joop den Uyl (1919), William I, Count of Holland (1167), Cornelis Johannes van Houten (1920), Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau (1576), Cees Nooteboom (1933), and Jacobus Kapteyn (1851). After him are Frederik Ruysch (1638), Hendrick ter Brugghen (1588), Ludger (742), William I, Count of Hainaut (1287), Karel Doorman (1889), and Pieter van Laer (1599).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Netherlands

Among astronomers born in Netherlands, John Goodricke ranks 8Before him are Gerard Kuiper (1905), Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692), Tom Gehrels (1925), Antonie Pannekoek (1873), Cornelis Johannes van Houten (1920), and Jacobus Kapteyn (1851). After him are Walter Lewin (1936), Henri Joseph Anastase Perrotin (1845), Adriaan Blaauw (1914), Maarten Schmidt (1929), Dirk Brouwer (1902), and Hendrik van Gent (1900).