Philippe van Lansberge

1561 - 1632

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Johan Philip Lansberge (25 August 1561 – 8 December 1632) was a Flemish Calvinist Minister, astronomer and Mathematician. His name is sometimes written Lansberg, and his first name is sometimes given as Philip or Johannes Philippus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philippe van Lansberge has received more than 18,583 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Philippe van Lansberge is the 271st most popular astronomer (up from 329th in 2019), the 433rd most popular biography from Belgium (up from 464th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Belgian Astronomer.

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Over the past year Philippe van Lansberge has had the most page views in the with 2,082 views, followed by Dutch (884), and Chinese (818). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Slovenian (58.71%), Ukrainian (46.47%), and Egyptian Arabic (28.15%)


Among astronomers, Philippe van Lansberge ranks 271 out of 644Before him are Seth Carlo Chandler, André-Louis Danjon, William Cranch Bond, Guido Bonatti, Jean-Louis Pons, and Theodor von Oppolzer. After him are Niccolò Zucchi, Freimut Börngen, Luigi Carnera, Paul Wild, Kidinnu, and Giovanni Dondi dell'Orologio.

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Among people born in 1561, Philippe van Lansberge ranks 12Before him are Anna Maria of the Palatinate, Henry Briggs, Ii Naomasa, Fukushima Masanori, Thomas Fincke, and Adriaan van Roomen. After him are Bartholomaeus Pitiscus, John VII, Count of Nassau-Siegen, Basilius Besler, and Mary Sidney. Among people deceased in 1632, Philippe van Lansberge ranks 26Before him are Jan Porcellis, Henri de Montmorency, 4th Duke of Montmorency, Hendrick van Balen the Elder, Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari, Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach, and Giovanni Battista Crespi. After him are David Vinckboons, Susenyos I, and Thomas Dekker.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Philippe van Lansberge ranks 433 out of 1,190Before him are Daniel Van Buyten (1978), Jean Servais (1910), Alfred Stevens (1823), Kevin De Bruyne (1991), Annie Cordy (1928), and Philippe de Monte (1521). After him are Countess Catharina Belgica of Nassau (1578), Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823), Dirk Frimout (1941), Raymond Braine (1907), Theodoor Rombouts (1597), and George Minne (1866).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Belgium

Among astronomers born in Belgium, Philippe van Lansberge ranks 7Before him are Adolphe Quetelet (1796), Ferdinand Verbiest (1623), Petrus Plancius (1552), Eric Walter Elst (1936), Eugène Joseph Delporte (1882), and Henri Debehogne (1928). After him are Marcel Minnaert (1893), and George Van Biesbroeck (1880).