Karl Ludwig Harding

1765 - 1834

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Karl Ludwig Harding (September 29, 1765 – August 31, 1834) was a German astronomer, who discovered 3 Juno, the third asteroid of the main-belt in 1804. The lunar crater Harding and the asteroid 2003 Harding are named in his honor.Harding was born in Lauenburg. From 1786–89, he was educated at the University of Göttingen, where he studied theology, mathematics, and physics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Ludwig Harding has received more than 33,776 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Karl Ludwig Harding is the 82nd most popular astronomer (down from 73rd in 2019), the 991st most popular biography from Germany (down from 197th in 2019) and the 15th 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 82 out of 532Before him are Walter Baade, Abū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī, Petrus Apianus, Abu Hanifa Dinawari, Albert Marth, and J. Allen Hynek. After him are Angelo Secchi, Johann Elert Bode, Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander, Johann Adam Schall von Bell, and Vera Rubin.

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Among people born in 1765, Karl Ludwig Harding ranks 9Before him are William IV of the United Kingdom, Robert Fulton, Pyotr Bagration, Emma, Lady Hamilton, Jacques MacDonald, and Charles Felix of Sardinia. After him are Michał Kleofas Ogiński, Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt, Paolo Ruffini, José María Morelos, Frederick Christian II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, and Carl Ludwig Willdenow. Among people deceased in 1834, Karl Ludwig Harding ranks 10Before him are Pedro I of Brazil, Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Sunjo of Joseon, Alois Senefelder, and Fath-Ali Shah Qajar. After him are William Carey, François-Adrien Boieldieu, Husein Gradaščević, Infanta Maria Francisca of Braganza, Jacques Balmat, and James Weddell.

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Among people born in Germany, Karl Ludwig Harding ranks 991 out of 5,289Before him are Philipp Bouhler (1899), Steffi Graf (1969), Otto I, Duke of Bavaria (1120), Kurt Koffka (1886), Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (1724), and Anthony of Saxony (1755). After him are Peter Parler (1330), Carl Gustav Hempel (1905), Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg (1830), Christina of Saxony (1461), Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1635), and Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim (1905).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Karl Ludwig Harding ranks 15Before him are Max Wolf (1863), Heinrich Louis d'Arrest (1822), Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (1793), Johann Franz Encke (1791), Walter Baade (1893), and Petrus Apianus (1495). After him are Johann Elert Bode (1747), Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591), Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth (1892), Heinrich Schwabe (1789), David Fabricius (1564), and Hermann Goldschmidt (1802).