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Karl Ludwig Harding

1765 - 1834

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Karl Ludwig Harding (29 September 1765 – 31 August 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 36,283 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Karl Ludwig Harding is the 80th most popular astronomer (up from 82nd in 2019), the 1,054th most popular biography from Germany (down from 991st in 2019) and the 12th 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 80 out of 531Before him are Russell Alan Hulse, Abū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī, Stephen Gray, Petrus Plancius, Arthur B. McDonald, and Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Kathir al-Farghani. After him are Lewis A. Swift, Walter Baade, Wilhelm Tempel, Edward Emerson Barnard, Giovanni Battista Riccioli, and Eric Walter Elst.

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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, Jacques MacDonald, Charles Felix of Sardinia, and Emma, Lady Hamilton. After him are Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt, Paolo Ruffini, José María Morelos, Michał Kleofas Ogiński, Frederick Christian II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, and Carl Ludwig Willdenow. Among people deceased in 1834, Karl Ludwig Harding ranks 11Before him are Joseph Marie Jacquard, Sunjo of Joseon, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, Alois Senefelder, and William Carey. After him are Husein Gradaščević, François-Adrien Boieldieu, Jacques Balmat, Infanta Maria Francisca of Braganza, Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, and James Weddell.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Ludwig Harding ranks 1,054 out of 6,142Before him are Horst Tappert (1923), Johann Mattheson (1681), Walter Christaller (1893), Princess Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1696), Lucian Freud (1922), and Johann Friedrich Overbeck (1789). After him are Princess Alexandrine of Baden (1820), Hanns Eisler (1898), Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1628), Gabriele Münter (1877), Georg Wilhelm Steller (1709), and Rainer Weiss (1932).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Karl Ludwig Harding ranks 12Before him are Caroline Herschel (1750), Wilhelm Schickard (1592), Simon Marius (1573), Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (1793), Heinrich Louis d'Arrest (1822), and Max Wolf (1863). After him are Walter Baade (1893), Wilhelm Tempel (1821), Petrus Apianus (1495), David Fabricius (1564), Johann Elert Bode (1747), and Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth (1892).