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 15,605 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Philippe van Lansberge is the 326th most popular astronomer, the 465th most popular biography from Belgium and the 7th most popular Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Philippe van Lansberge ranks 326 out of 531Before him are Luigi Carnera, Carl Gustav Witt, James Craig Watson, Alvan Clark, Wilhelm Julius Foerster, and Frank Muller. After him are Cyril Jackson, Antoine Darquier de Pellepoix, Holger Thiele, Vladimir Albitsky, Georges Rayet, and Gustav Spörer.

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Among people born in 1561, Philippe van Lansberge ranks 13Before him are Anna Maria of the Palatinate, Ii Naomasa, John VII, Count of Nassau-Siegen, Thomas Fincke, Adriaan van Roomen, and Mary Sidney.  Among people deceased in 1632, Philippe van Lansberge ranks 23Before him are Anna of Cleves, Jan Porcellis, Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari, Albert Girard, Abraham Janssens, and Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach. After him are Thomas Dekker and Susenyos I.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Philippe van Lansberge ranks 465 out of 1,019Before him are Erik De Vlaeminck (1945), Robert Waseige (1939), Jean Aerts (1907), Adrien-François Servais (1807), Jean-Baptiste Janssens (1889), and Charles Jean de la Vallée Poussin (1866). After him are Daniel Van Buyten (1978), Henri Pousseur (1929), Jan Fabre (1958), René Vandereycken (1953), George Albert Boulenger (1858), and Arnold Badjou (1909).

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 George Van Biesbroeck (1880) and Marcel Minnaert (1893).