Karl Ludwig Harding

1765 - 1834

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Karl Ludwig Harding (29 September 1765 – 31 August 1834) was a German astronomer, who discovered Juno, the third asteroid of the main-belt in 1804. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Ludwig Harding has received more than 44,157 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Karl Ludwig Harding is the 110th most popular astronomer (down from 80th in 2019), the 1,293rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,054th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular German Astronomer.

Karl Ludwig Harding was a German philosopher who is most famous for his work on the philosophy of history. He argued that the course of history is shaped by the evolution of human nature.

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Among astronomers, Karl Ludwig Harding ranks 110 out of 644Before him are Annie Jump Cannon, Angelo Secchi, Jean Picard, Petrus Plancius, James Van Allen, and Henry Norris Russell. After him are William Huggins, Édouard Stephan, Mary Somerville, Edward Charles Pickering, John Louis Emil Dreyer, and Walter Sydney Adams.

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Among people born in 1765, Karl Ludwig Harding ranks 12Before him are Pyotr Bagration, Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt, Charles Felix of Sardinia, Emma, Lady Hamilton, Paolo Ruffini, and Jacques MacDonald. After him are José María Morelos, Michał Kleofas Ogiński, Carl Ludwig Willdenow, Frederick Christian II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Franz Xaver von Baader, and Johann Friedrich Pfaff. Among people deceased in 1834, Karl Ludwig Harding ranks 14Before him are Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Alois Senefelder, William Carey, François-Adrien Boieldieu, Husein Gradaščević, and Jacques Balmat. After him are Infanta Maria Francisca of Braganza, Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach, Éleuthère Irénée du Pont, Louis Philippe, Crown Prince of Belgium, Aleksey Arakcheyev, and Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Ludwig Harding ranks 1,293 out of 7,253Before him are John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg (1589), Constantin Carathéodory (1873), Jens Lehmann (1969), Hannah Höch (1889), Willi Herold (1925), and Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach (1724). After him are Princess Anna of Prussia (1836), Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg (1797), Uli Stielike (1954), Jakob Wassermann (1873), Otto V, Duke of Bavaria (1346), and Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg (1875).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Karl Ludwig Harding ranks 22Before him are Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591), Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth (1892), Johann Elert Bode (1747), Wilhelm Tempel (1821), Reinhard Genzel (1952), and Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters (1813). After him are Heinrich Schwabe (1789), Hermann Goldschmidt (1802), Arthur Auwers (1838), Hermann Carl Vogel (1841), Maria Margaretha Kirch (1670), and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (1921).