Peter Andreas Hansen

1795 - 1874

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Peter Andreas Hansen (born 8 December 1795, Tønder, Schleswig, Denmark; died 28 March 1874, Gotha, Thuringia, Germany) was a Danish-born German astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Andreas Hansen has received more than 39,919 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Peter Andreas Hansen is the 144th most popular astronomer (up from 157th in 2019), the 180th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 182nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Danish Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Peter Andreas Hansen ranks 144 out of 532Before him are Maria Mitchell, William Henry Pickering, Guillaume Bigourdan, Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, Abu-Mahmud Khojandi, and Johann Daniel Titius. After him are Maximilian Hell, Nikolai Chernykh, Gan De, August Kopff, Otto Wilhelm von Struve, and Liisi Oterma.

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Among people born in 1795, Peter Andreas Hansen ranks 22Before him are Ary Scheffer, John William Polidori, Hadji Murad, Vincent Pallotti, Heinrich Marschner, and James Barry. After him are Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge, Augustin Thierry, Prince Karl Theodor of Bavaria, Anselme Payen, Thomas Arnold, and Anton Schindler. Among people deceased in 1874, Peter Andreas Hansen ranks 21Before him are Marià Fortuny, Peter Cornelius, Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, Josiah Warren, Howard Staunton, and Constantin von Tischendorf. After him are Hans Christian Lumbye, Countess of Ségur, Johann Heinrich von Mädler, Ilija Garašanin, Otto Hesse, and Abraham Geiger.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Peter Andreas Hansen ranks 180 out of 783Before him are Princess Wilhelmine Ernestine of Denmark (1650), Charles August, Crown Prince of Sweden (1768), John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg (1545), Adam Oehlenschläger (1779), Rasmus Bartholin (1625), and Margaret of Denmark, Queen of Scotland (1456). After him are Paul Elvstrøm (1928), Christian August II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1798), Preben Elkjær (1957), Michael Ancher (1849), Jens Juel (1745), and Cecil Bødker (1927).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Denmark

Among astronomers born in Denmark, Peter Andreas Hansen ranks 4Before him are Ole Rømer (1644), Ejnar Hertzsprung (1873), and John Louis Emil Dreyer (1852). After him are Christen Sørensen Longomontanus (1562), Holger Thiele (1878), and Richard Martin West (1941).