Otto Struve

1897 - 1963

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Otto Struve (August 12, 1897 – April 6, 1963) was a Russian-American astronomer. In Russian, his name is sometimes given as Otto Lyudvigovich Struve (Отто Людвигович Струве); however, he spent most of his life and his entire scientific career in the United States. Otto was the descendant of famous astronomers of the Struve family; he was the son of Ludwig Struve, grandson of Otto Wilhelm von Struve and great-grandson of Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Struve has received more than 78,828 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Otto Struve is the 195th most popular astronomer, the 308th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 279th in 2019) and the most popular Ukrainian Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Otto Struve ranks 195 out of 532Before him are Mariam al-Asturlabi, James Glaisher, Jean Fernel, Bertil Lindblad, Eleanor F. Helin, and Yrjö Väisälä. After him are Wilhelm von Biela, Cleostratus, Milton L. Humason, Edward Walter Maunder, Margherita Hack, and John Michell.

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Among people born in 1897, Otto Struve ranks 120Before him are Peter Högl, Marian Anderson, Lazare Ponticelli, Emil Leon Post, John Bagot Glubb, and Yuri Kondratyuk. After him are Valentin Kataev, Bulbul, Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, Jesse Douglas, Elisabeth Bergner, and Alberto Cavalcanti. Among people deceased in 1963, Otto Struve ranks 69Before him are Dinah Washington, Fazlollah Zahedi, Camille Chautemps, Ernst Marischka, Ngô Đình Nhu, and Alan Gardiner. After him are Elmore James, Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, Hubert Pierlot, Adrian Carton de Wiart, Patsy Cline, and Robert Stroud.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Otto Struve ranks 308 out of 913Before him are Aleksandr Medved (1937), Rostislav I of Kiev (1110), Jacques Bergier (1912), Ingeborg of Kiev (1100), Volodymyr Vynnychenko (1880), and Yuri Kondratyuk (1897). After him are Valentin Kataev (1897), Isaac Boleslavsky (1919), Mila Kunis (1983), Igor Ter-Ovanesyan (1938), Evgeny Lifshitz (1915), and Stanisław Maczek (1892).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Ukraine

Among astronomers born in Ukraine, Otto Struve ranks 1After him are Iosif Shklovsky (1916), Svetlana Gerasimenko (1945), Viktor Knorre (1840), Klim Churyumov (1937), Grigory Shajn (1892), and Fyodor Bredikhin (1831).