Robert Grant Aitken

1864 - 1951

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Robert Grant Aitken (December 31, 1864 – October 29, 1951) was an American astronomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Grant Aitken has received more than 29,977 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Robert Grant Aitken is the 172nd most popular astronomer (down from 170th in 2019), the 2,588th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,353rd in 2019) and the 28th most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Robert Grant Aitken ranks 172 out of 532Before him are Jean Chacornac, Lyudmila Chernykh, Franz Xaver von Zach, Nicole-Reine Lepaute, Antonio Abetti, and Dominique, comte de Cassini. After him are Mashallah ibn Athari, Luigi Ferdinando Marsili, Antonio de Ulloa, Heber Doust Curtis, Johann Heinrich von Mädler, and Eugene Merle Shoemaker.

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Among people born in 1864, Robert Grant Aitken ranks 65Before him are Roman Dmowski, Auguste Charlois, Arthur Zimmermann, Nikolay Chkheidze, Alejandro Lerroux, and Infanta Eulalia of Spain. After him are Carl Correns, Wilhelm Souchon, Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky, Stefan Żeromski, Đồng Khánh, and Anagarika Dharmapala. Among people deceased in 1951, Robert Grant Aitken ranks 58Before him are Ali Sami Yen, François Georges-Picot, Tadeusz Borowski, Géza Maróczy, Henrietta Lacks, and Warner Baxter. After him are Lincoln Ellsworth, Algernon Blackwood, Louis Jouvet, Liaquat Ali Khan, Du Yuesheng, and Volodymyr Vynnychenko.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Grant Aitken ranks 2,588 out of 15,968Before him are Tony Robbins (1960), Carla Bley (1936), Madeleine Astor (1893), John Hillerman (1932), Lionel Hampton (1908), and William Moulton Marston (1893). After him are Daniel Boone (1734), John Sculley (1939), Mahershala Ali (1974), Gordon Cooper (1927), Marg Helgenberger (1958), and Clark Ashton Smith (1893).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Robert Grant Aitken ranks 28Before him are Russell Alan Hulse (1950), Vesto Slipher (1875), Maria Mitchell (1818), William Henry Pickering (1858), Henry Draper (1837), and George Phillips Bond (1825). After him are Heber Doust Curtis (1872), Eugene Merle Shoemaker (1928), George William Hill (1838), James W. Christy (1938), Francis Preserved Leavenworth (1858), and Eleanor F. Helin (1932).