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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 58,792 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). John Goodricke is the 173rd most popular astronomer (down from 157th in 2019), the 317th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 265th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Dutch Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, John Goodricke ranks 173 out of 531Before him are Andrea M. Ghez, Michael H. Hart, Auguste Charlois, Abu-Mahmud Khojandi, Gan De, and Erasmus Reinhold. After him are Dominique, comte de Cassini, August Kopff, William Henry Pickering, Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux, Otto Wilhelm von Struve, and Margherita Hack.

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Among people born in 1764, John Goodricke ranks 14Before him are Fletcher Christian, Sophie de Condorcet, Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Princess Maria Carolina of Savoy, Johann Gottfried Schadow, and Nikolai Rezanov. After him are Carlo Andrea Pozzo di Borgo, Charles Percier, Barbara von Krüdener, Dorothea von Schlegel, Jens Baggesen, and Sidney Smith. Among people deceased in 1786, John Goodricke ranks 11Before him are Peter III of Portugal, Franz Benda, Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, Antonio Sacchini, Eva Ekeblad, and Tokugawa Ieharu. After him are Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, John Byron, Thomas Wright, Princess Amelia of Great Britain, Pierre Poivre, and Jean-Étienne Guettard.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, John Goodricke ranks 317 out of 1,427Before him are Ludger (742), Sjaak Swart (1938), Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau (1743), Mart Stam (1899), Ton Koopman (1944), and Jean Malouel (1370). After him are Johanna van Gogh-Bonger (1862), Karel Doorman (1889), Isaac Beeckman (1588), Hendrik Casimir (1909), Mark van Bommel (1977), and Jan Gies (1905).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Netherlands

Among astronomers born in Netherlands, John Goodricke ranks 8Before him are Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692), Gerard Kuiper (1905), Tom Gehrels (1925), Cornelis Johannes van Houten (1920), Antonie Pannekoek (1873), and Jacobus Kapteyn (1851). After him are Walter Lewin (1936), Adriaan Blaauw (1914), Henri Joseph Anastase Perrotin (1845), Michael van Langren (1598), Maarten Schmidt (1929), and Dirk Brouwer (1902).