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Michael van Langren

1598 - 1675

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Michael van Langren, also known as Michiel Florent van Langren (bapt. 27 April 1598 Amsterdam – May 1675 Brussels) was an astronomer and cartographer of the Low Countries in the service of the Spanish Monarchy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael van Langren has received more than 26,812 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael van Langren is the 317th most popular astronomer, the 548th most popular biography from Netherlands and the 12th most popular Astronomer.

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Among ASTRONOMERS

Among astronomers, Michael van Langren ranks 317 out of 531Before him are Edward Sabine, Christine Kirch, Tadeáš Hájek, Gérard de Vaucouleurs, Adrien Auzout, and André Patry. After him are Geminiano Montanari, Johann III Bernoulli, Luigi Carnera, Carl Gustav Witt, James Craig Watson, and Alvan Clark.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1598, Michael van Langren ranks 12Before him are Giovanni Battista Riccioli, Maarten Tromp, Christian I, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler, Johann Crüger, William, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, and Chen Hongshou. After him is Georg Stiernhielm. Among people deceased in 1675, Michael van Langren ranks 21Before him are Gaspard Dughet, Allaert van Everdingen, Brynjólfur Sveinsson, Abraham van Diepenbeeck, August Philipp, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, and Jacques Marquette. After him are Domenico II Contarini and Cort Adeler.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Michael van Langren ranks 548 out of 1,427Before him are Bertus Aafjes (1914), Richard Witschge (1969), Willem Johan Kolff (1911), George Knobel (1922), Hakim Ziyech (1993), and Derek de Lint (1950). After him are Claes Jansz. Visscher (1587), Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy (1885), Willem Schermerhorn (1894), Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer (1692), Michael Reiziger (1973), and Gerrie Mühren (1946).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Netherlands

Among astronomers born in Netherlands, Michael van Langren ranks 12Before him are Antonie Pannekoek (1873), Jacobus Kapteyn (1851), John Goodricke (1764), Walter Lewin (1936), Adriaan Blaauw (1914), and Henri Joseph Anastase Perrotin (1845). After him are Maarten Schmidt (1929), Dirk Brouwer (1902), Kees de Jager (1921), Hendrik van Gent (1900), Peter van de Kamp (1901), and Bart Bok (1906).