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Maria Margaretha Kirch

1670 - 1720

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Maria Margaretha Kirch (née Winckelmann, in historic sources named Maria Margaretha Kirchin; 25 February 1670 – 29 December 1720) was a German astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Margaretha Kirch has received more than 45,674 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Maria Margaretha Kirch is the 132nd most popular astronomer (up from 187th in 2019), the 1,660th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,278th in 2019) and the 26th most popular German Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Maria Margaretha Kirch ranks 132 out of 531Before her are Johann Daniel Titius, John Russell Hind, Robert Luther, Annibale de Gasparis, Harlow Shapley, and Walter Sydney Adams. After her are Johann Franz Encke, John Louis Emil Dreyer, Alphonse Borrelly, Williamina Fleming, Cornelis Johannes van Houten, and Antonie Pannekoek.

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Among people born in 1670, Maria Margaretha Kirch ranks 10Before her are Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine, Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg, James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, John Toland, Giovanni Bononcini, and Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham. After her are Gustav, Duke of Zweibrücken, Danilo I, Metropolitan of Cetinje, Jean-Baptiste Dubos, Rajaram I, William Congreve, and Domenico Trezzini. Among people deceased in 1720, Maria Margaretha Kirch ranks 6Before her are Sukjong of Joseon, Calico Jack, Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg, Maria Barbara Bach, and Edward England. After her are Abdul-Qādir Bedil, Antoine Coysevox, Peter Tordenskjold, Balaji Vishwanath, Anne Dacier, and Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Maria Margaretha Kirch ranks 1,660 out of 6,142Before her are Eric Voegelin (1901), Duchess Caroline Mariane of Mecklenburg (1821), Otto V, Duke of Bavaria (1346), Charles Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1818), Johann Wilhelm Hittorf (1824), and Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia (1730). After her are Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick (1714), Philip Johan von Strahlenberg (1676), Ernst Neufert (1900), Andreas Libavius (1555), Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse (1906), and Hans Leo Hassler (1564).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Maria Margaretha Kirch ranks 26Before her are Heinrich Schwabe (1789), Arthur Auwers (1838), Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (1921), Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591), Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters (1813), and Hermann Goldschmidt (1802). After her are Johann Franz Encke (1791), Hermann Carl Vogel (1841), Tobias Mayer (1723), Andreas Cellarius (1596), Wilhelm Beer (1797), and Erasmus Reinhold (1511).