Pierre Charles Le Monnier

1715 - 1799

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Pierre Charles Le Monnier (23 November 1715 – 3 April 1799) was a French astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Charles Le Monnier has received more than 19,293 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Pierre Charles Le Monnier is the 262nd most popular astronomer (down from 241st in 2019), the 2,999th most popular biography from France and the 23rd most popular French Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Pierre Charles Le Monnier ranks 262 out of 532Before him are Harold Spencer Jones, Grigory Neujmin, Adriaan Blaauw, Niccolò Zucchi, Carolyn S. Shoemaker, and Wilhelm Tempel. After him are Luboš Kohoutek, Giovanni Domenico Maraldi, Karl Christian Bruhns, André-Louis Danjon, Heinrich Christian Schumacher, and Bengt Strömgren.

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Among people born in 1715, Pierre Charles Le Monnier ranks 13Before him are Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach, William Watson, Charles, Prince of Soubise, Christian Fürchtegott Gellert, Dorothea Erxleben, and Jean-Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval. After him are Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost and François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis. Among people deceased in 1799, Pierre Charles Le Monnier ranks 27Before him are Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Johann Hedwig, Claude Balbastre, Patrick Henry, Marcus Elieser Bloch, and Pierre Pigneau de Behaine. After him are Giuseppe Parini, William Curtis, Jean-Étienne Montucla, Johann Julius Walbaum, Francesco Mario Pagano, and William Withering.

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Among people born in France, Pierre Charles Le Monnier ranks 2,999 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Jacques Barthélemy (1716), Jacques-Émile Blanche (1861), Sophie Calle (1953), Nicolas Lemery (1645), Richard Simon (1638), and Louis-Mathieu Molé (1781). After him are Marguerite Durand (1864), Jacques Delille (1738), Jean-Jacques Beineix (1946), Léon Jean Marie Dufour (1780), Bonaventure des Périers (1510), and Alphonse Milne-Edwards (1835).


Among astronomers born in France, Pierre Charles Le Monnier ranks 23Before him are Nicole-Reine Lepaute (1723), Dominique, comte de Cassini (1748), Jean Fernel (1497), César-François Cassini de Thury (1714), Jérôme Eugène Coggia (1849), and Alexis Bouvard (1767). After him are André-Louis Danjon (1890), Benjamin Baillaud (1848), Rudolph Minkowski (1895), André Patry (1902), Marguerite Laugier (1896), and Louis Boyer (1901).