Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth

1892 - 1979

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Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth (4 April 1892 in Heidelberg – 6 May 1979 in Heidelberg) was a German astronomer and a prolific discoverer of 395 minor planets. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth has received more than 23,398 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth is the 91st most popular astronomer (up from 96th in 2019), the 1,052nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,149th in 2019) and the 18th most popular German Astronomer.

Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth is most famous for his discovery of the periodic table. He was a German chemist and mineralogist.

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Among astronomers, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth ranks 91 out of 532Before him are Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander, Johann Adam Schall von Bell, Vera Rubin, Victor Ambartsumian, and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin. After him are Robert Luther, Henry Norris Russell, Edward Emerson Barnard, Varāhamihira, Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, and Tom Gehrels.

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Among people born in 1892, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth ranks 54Before him are Erich Auerbach, Alexandre Koyré, József Mindszenty, Bolesław Bierut, Oswald Pohl, and Hjalmar Siilasvuo. After him are Mikhail Kirponos, Paul Abraham, Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, J. B. S. Haldane, Tamon Yamaguchi, and Richard Neutra. Among people deceased in 1979, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth ranks 39Before him are Jean Seberg, Robert Burns Woodward, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Peggy Guggenheim, Edvard Kardelj, and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin. After him are Feodor Lynen, Pier Luigi Nervi, Giulio Natta, Dimitri Tiomkin, Nicholas Ray, and Louis Chiron.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth ranks 1,052 out of 5,289Before him are Peter Minuit (1589), Amalia of Oldenburg (1818), Willi Herold (1925), Theobald Boehm (1794), Felix Magath (1953), and Leopold I, Margrave of Austria (940). After him are Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1757), Paul Natorp (1854), Carl Schuhmann (1869), Carl Clauberg (1898), Theodor W. Hänsch (1941), and Max Amann (1891).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth ranks 18Before him are Johann Franz Encke (1791), Walter Baade (1893), Petrus Apianus (1495), Karl Ludwig Harding (1765), Johann Elert Bode (1747), and Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591). After him are Heinrich Schwabe (1789), David Fabricius (1564), Hermann Goldschmidt (1802), Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters (1813), Andreas Cellarius (1596), and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (1921).