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 37,298 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Maria Margaretha Kirch is the 187th most popular astronomer (up from 217th in 2019), the 2,278th most popular biography from Germany (down from 466th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular German Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Maria Margaretha Kirch ranks 187 out of 532Before her are James W. Christy, Andrew Graham, Francis Preserved Leavenworth, Nevil Maskelyne, Walter Lewin, and Oskar Backlund. After her are John Bevis, Mariam al-Asturlabi, James Glaisher, Jean Fernel, Bertil Lindblad, and Eleanor F. Helin.

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Among people born in 1670, Maria Margaretha Kirch ranks 14Before her are John Toland, Danilo I, Metropolitan of Cetinje, Jean-Baptiste Dubos, Rajaram I, Gustav, Duke of Zweibrücken, and Zheng Keshuang. After her are Domenico Trezzini, Turlough O'Carolan, Olof Celsius, William Congreve, Banda Singh Bahadur, and Anna Sophie of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. Among people deceased in 1720, Maria Margaretha Kirch ranks 9Before her are Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg, Maria Barbara Bach, Edward England, Peter Tordenskjold, Abdul-Qādir Bedil, and Antoine Coysevox. After her are Anne Dacier, Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway, and Balaji Vishwanath.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Maria Margaretha Kirch ranks 2,278 out of 5,289Before her are Andreas Möller (1967), Brunhilde Pomsel (1911), Prince Louis Charles of Prussia (1773), Alexander Gauland (1941), Heinrich Anton de Bary (1831), and Ludwig Müller (1883). After her are Albrecht Adam (1786), Helmut Jahn (1940), Emanuel Leutze (1816), Rupert I, Elector Palatine (1309), John Sutter (1803), and Walter Krüger (1892).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Germany

Among astronomers born in Germany, Maria Margaretha Kirch ranks 33Before her are Tobias Mayer (1723), Hermann Carl Vogel (1841), Wilhelm Beer (1797), Erasmus Reinhold (1511), Johann Hieronymus Schröter (1745), and Johann Heinrich von Mädler (1794). After her are Wilhelm von Biela (1782), Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann (1870), Johann Karl Friedrich Zöllner (1834), Otto Lesser (1830), Johannes Fabricius (1587), and Johannes Schöner (1477).