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 36,247 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). John Russell Hind is the 127th most popular astronomer (down from 112th in 2019), the 1,223rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,041st in 2019) and the 19th most popular Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, John Russell Hind ranks 127 out of 531Before him are Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters, Hermann Goldschmidt, William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse, Maslama al-Majriti, Nikolai Chernykh, and Johann Daniel Titius. After him are Robert Luther, Annibale de Gasparis, Harlow Shapley, Walter Sydney Adams, Maria Margaretha Kirch, and Johann Franz Encke.

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Among people born in 1823, John Russell Hind ranks 21Before him are Charles III, Duke of Parma, Mihailo Obrenović, Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine, Charles I of Württemberg, Alexander Ostrovsky, and Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria. After him are Gotthold Eisenstein, Konstantin Ushinsky, Joseph Monier, Théodore de Banville, Jean Chacornac, and Pyotr Lavrov. Among people deceased in 1895, John Russell Hind ranks 22Before him are Julia, Princess of Battenberg, Frederick Douglass, Johann Josef Loschmidt, Nikolai Leskov, Lord Randolph Churchill, and Karl Heinrich Ulrichs. After him are Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet, Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel, Charles Frederick Worth, Carl Ludwig, Eduard Taaffe, 11th Viscount Taaffe, and Floriano Peixoto.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Russell Hind ranks 1,223 out of 7,765Before him are Godwin, Earl of Wessex (1001), Roger Fenton (1819), Keira Knightley (1985), P. D. James (1920), David Byron (1947), and George Atwood (1745). After him are Jason Isaacs (1963), Domnall mac Ailpín (812), Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1689), Frederic Bartlett (1886), Vinnie Jones (1965), and Bear Grylls (1974).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United Kingdom

Among astronomers born in United Kingdom, John Russell Hind ranks 19Before him are Mary Somerville (1780), George Biddell Airy (1801), Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900), Jeremiah Horrocks (1618), Adelard of Bath (1075), and William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse (1800). After him are Williamina Fleming (1857), N. R. Pogson (1829), Margaret Burbidge (1919), John Bevis (1695), Francis Baily (1774), and Edward Walter Maunder (1851).