John Russell Hind

1823 - 1895

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John Russell Hind FRS FRSE LLD (12 May 1823 – 23 December 1895) was an English astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Russell Hind has received more than 43,985 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). John Russell Hind is the 158th most popular astronomer (down from 128th in 2019), the 1,334th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,219th in 2019) and the 19th most popular British Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, John Russell Hind ranks 158 out of 644Before him are Guillaume Bigourdan, Antonie Pannekoek, Abu Maʿshar, Andrea M. Ghez, Luigi Ferdinando Marsili, and George Phillips Bond. After him are Edward Walter Maunder, James Glaisher, Franz Xaver von Zach, Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann, Norman Lockyer, and Nicole-Reine Lepaute.

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Among people born in 1823, John Russell Hind ranks 23Before him are Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Alexander Ostrovsky, Charles III, Duke of Parma, Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria, Ante Starčević, and Konstantin Ushinsky. After him are Théodore de Banville, Pyotr Lavrov, Gotthold Eisenstein, Sophie Gengembre Anderson, Joseph Monier, and Jean Chacornac. Among people deceased in 1895, John Russell Hind ranks 30Before him are Franz Ernst Neumann, Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel, Francesco Filippini, James Dwight Dana, Eduard Taaffe, 11th Viscount Taaffe, and Charles Frederick Worth. After him are Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet, Floriano Peixoto, Georges-Charles de Heeckeren d'Anthès, Gustav Freytag, François Certain de Canrobert, and Ányos Jedlik.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Russell Hind ranks 1,334 out of 8,785Before him are Ian Anderson (1947), Martin Gore (1961), Geraldine McEwan (1932), Margaret Stewart, Dauphine of France (1424), Blanche of Lancaster (1345), and Michael Houghton (1949). After him are Victor Turner (1920), Edward Walter Maunder (1851), Malcolm McLaren (1946), Horace Walpole (1717), James Glaisher (1809), and Paul Scholes (1974).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United Kingdom

Among astronomers born in United Kingdom, John Russell Hind ranks 19Before him are William Huggins (1824), Mary Somerville (1780), William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse (1800), James Dunlop (1793), Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900), and George Biddell Airy (1801). After him are Edward Walter Maunder (1851), James Glaisher (1809), Norman Lockyer (1836), Williamina Fleming (1857), William Robert Brooks (1844), and Margaret Burbidge (1919).