Luigi Carnera

1875 - 1962

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Luigi Carnera (born in Trieste April 14, 1875, died in Florence, July 30, 1962) was an Italian astronomer and mathematician. He discovered 16 minor planets in the early 20th century. The main-belt asteroid 39653 Carnera was named in his honour.In his early career he worked as Max Wolf's assistant at Heidelberg, Germany he discovered a number of asteroids. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luigi Carnera has received more than 15,200 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Luigi Carnera is the 274th most popular astronomer (up from 323rd in 2019), the 2,767th most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,962nd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Italian Astronomer.

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Over the past year Luigi Carnera has had the most page views in the with 1,460 views, followed by Russian (729), and Italian (570). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Armenian (80.54%), Egyptian Arabic (80.00%), and Esperanto (48.08%)


Among astronomers, Luigi Carnera ranks 274 out of 644Before him are Guido Bonatti, Jean-Louis Pons, Theodor von Oppolzer, Philippe van Lansberge, Niccolò Zucchi, and Freimut Börngen. After him are Paul Wild, Kidinnu, Giovanni Dondi dell'Orologio, Vladimir Albitsky, John Machin, and Benjamin Apthorp Gould.

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Among people born in 1875, Luigi Carnera ranks 93Before him are Avetik Isahakyan, Grand Duke Alexei Mikhailovich of Russia, Erkki Melartin, Theodor Innitzer, Georges Hébert, and Paul Neumann. After him are Henrik Sjöberg, Joseph Vendryes, Otto Gessler, Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu, Princess Adelaide of Schaumburg-Lippe, and Bernhard Lichtenberg. Among people deceased in 1962, Luigi Carnera ranks 99Before him are Max Vasmer, José Giral, Pedro Pablo Ramírez, Edmond Privat, Dhondo Keshav Karve, and Arthur Oncken Lovejoy. After him are Eugene Aynsley Goossens, Richard Herrmann, Abdullah Goran, Carl Diem, Hermann Muhs, and Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria.

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Among people born in Italy, Luigi Carnera ranks 2,767 out of 5,161Before him are Luigi Delneri (1950), Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta (1841), Filippo Turati (1857), Gnaeus Manlius Vulso (-300), Festus (390), and Aldo Olivieri (1910). After him are Proculus (300), Guariento di Arpo (1310), Salimbene di Adam (1221), Francesco Venier (1489), Erri De Luca (1950), and Archduke Louis of Austria (1784).


Among astronomers born in Italy, Luigi Carnera ranks 18Before him are Luigi Ferdinando Marsili (1658), Margherita Hack (1922), Giovanni Battista Donati (1826), Giovanni Domenico Maraldi (1709), Guido Bonatti (1210), and Niccolò Zucchi (1586). After him are Giovanni Dondi dell'Orologio (1330), Caterina Scarpellini (1808), Ercole Dembowski (1812), Geminiano Montanari (1633), Elia Millosevich (1848), and Giorgio Abetti (1882).