John Louis Emil Dreyer

1852 - 1926

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John Louis Emil Dreyer (13 February 1852 – 14 September 1926) was a Danish/British astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Louis Emil Dreyer has received more than 44,970 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. John Louis Emil Dreyer is the 119th most popular astronomer (down from 107th in 2019), the 151st most popular biography from Denmark (down from 143rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Danish Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, John Louis Emil Dreyer ranks 119 out of 532. Before him are Annie Jump Cannon, Frank Drake, Jean Picard, Adelard of Bath, William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse, and E. M. Antoniadi. After him are Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters, Ali Qushji, Giovanni Battista Hodierna, Alphonse Borrelly, Harlow Shapley, and Eric Walter Elst.

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Among people born in 1852, John Louis Emil Dreyer ranks 30Before him are H. H. Asquith, Tewfik Pasha, Paul Bourget, Terauchi Masatake, Edmund Leighton, and Victor Adler. After him are Hipólito Yrigoyen, John Harvey Kellogg, Daniel Burley Woolfall, Ion Luca Caragiale, Hans Vaihinger, and John Henry Poynting. Among people deceased in 1926, John Louis Emil Dreyer ranks 35Before him are William Bateson, Ellen Key, Friedrich von Wieser, Ugyen Wangchuck, Knut Wicksell, and Annie Oakley. After him are Alphonse Borrelly, Émile Coué, Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Robert Todd Lincoln, Théo van Rysselberghe, and Eino Leino.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, John Louis Emil Dreyer ranks 151 out of 783. Before him are Princess Charlotte of Denmark (1789), Ulrich Salchow (1877), Piet Hein (1905), Morten Olsen (1949), Gabriel Axel (1918), and Brigitte Nielsen (1963). After him are Verner Panton (1926), Theophil Hansen (1813), Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783), Thyra (800), Prince Harald of Denmark (1876), and Jacob Gade (1879).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Denmark

Among astronomers born in Denmark, John Louis Emil Dreyer ranks 3Before him are Ole Rømer (1644) and Ejnar Hertzsprung (1873). After him are Peter Andreas Hansen (1795), Christen Sørensen Longomontanus (1562), Holger Thiele (1878), and Richard Martin West (1941).