Milton L. Humason

1891 - 1972

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Milton La Salle Humason (August 19, 1891 – June 18, 1972) was an American astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Milton L. Humason has received more than 41,267 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Milton L. Humason is the 198th most popular astronomer (down from 164th in 2019), the 3,009th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,291st in 2019) and the 35th most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Milton L. Humason ranks 198 out of 532Before him are Bertil Lindblad, Eleanor F. Helin, Yrjö Väisälä, Otto Struve, Wilhelm von Biela, and Cleostratus. After him are Edward Walter Maunder, Margherita Hack, John Michell, Michael H. Hart, Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux, and Joel Hastings Metcalf.

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Among people born in 1891, Milton L. Humason ranks 88Before him are Bruno Loerzer, Diana Budisavljević, Jose P. Laurel, Charles Munch, Walter Eucken, and Yrjö Väisälä. After him are Jüri Lossmann, Oskar Kummetz, Antoine Pinay, Hans Albers, Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern, and Julius Raab. Among people deceased in 1972, Milton L. Humason ranks 83Before him are Edgar Snow, Jo Bonnier, Lillian Moller Gilbreth, C. Rajagopalachari, Nikolay Krylov, and Max Fleischer. After him are Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen, Ivan Yefremov, Violette Leduc, Lee Morgan, Fulbert Youlou, and Paul Goodman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Milton L. Humason ranks 3,009 out of 15,968Before him are T-Bone Walker (1910), Laurie Anderson (1947), Margaret Bourke-White (1904), Mortimer J. Adler (1902), David Berkowitz (1953), and Hal Moore (1922). After him are Chester Carlson (1906), Benjamin Bratt (1963), James Hong (1929), Archie Moore (1916), Joan Bennett (1910), and Howard Zinn (1922).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Milton L. Humason ranks 35Before him are Heber Doust Curtis (1872), Eugene Merle Shoemaker (1928), George William Hill (1838), James W. Christy (1938), Francis Preserved Leavenworth (1858), and Eleanor F. Helin (1932). After him are Michael H. Hart (1932), Joel Hastings Metcalf (1866), Fred Lawrence Whipple (1906), Horace Parnell Tuttle (1837), Seth Barnes Nicholson (1891), and George Ellery Hale (1868).