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 29,679 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. John Russell Hind is the 112th most popular astronomer (up from 132nd in 2019), the 1,042nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,213th in 2019) and the 17th most popular British Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, John Russell Hind ranks 112 out of 532. Before him are William Huggins, Arthur B. McDonald, Karl Ludwig Hencke, Margaret Burbidge, Antonie Pannekoek, and Edward Charles Pickering. After him are Annie Jump Cannon, Frank Drake, Jean Picard, Adelard of Bath, William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse, and E. M. Antoniadi.

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Among people born in 1823, John Russell Hind ranks 19Before him are John Sherman, Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Charles III, Duke of Parma, Mihailo Obrenović, Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine, and Alexander Ostrovsky. After him are Charles I of Württemberg, Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria, Théodore de Banville, Gotthold Eisenstein, Kurmangazy Sagyrbaev, and Ante Starčević. Among people deceased in 1895, John Russell Hind ranks 20Before him are Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen, Arthur Cayley, Nikolai Leskov, Johann Josef Loschmidt, Frederick Douglass, and Julia, Princess of Battenberg. After him are Lord Randolph Churchill, Karl Heinrich Ulrichs, James Dwight Dana, Georges-Charles de Heeckeren d'Anthès, Franz Ernst Neumann, and Carl Ludwig.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Russell Hind ranks 1,042 out of 6,924. Before him are Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire (1477), Isabella Bird (1831), James Dewar (1842), Peter Shilton (1949), Karl Jenkins (1944), and Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803). After him are Stewart Granger (1913), Alexander R. Todd (1907), Thomas Chatterton (1752), George Canning (1770), Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony (1156), and Kevin Keegan (1951).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United Kingdom

Among astronomers born in United Kingdom, John Russell Hind ranks 17Before him are John Flamsteed (1646), George Darwin (1845), Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900), George Biddell Airy (1801), William Huggins (1824), and Margaret Burbidge (1919). After him are Adelard of Bath (1075), William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse (1800), N. R. Pogson (1829), Nevil Maskelyne (1732), John Bevis (1695), and James Glaisher (1809).