Viktor Knorre

1840 - 1919

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Viktor Karlovich Knorre Russian: Виктор Карлович Кнорре(4 October 1840 – 25 August 1919) was a Russian astronomer of German ethnic origin. He worked in Nikolaev, Pulkovo and Berlin and is best known for having discovered 158 Koronis and three other minor planets. Knorre's father, Karl Friedrich Knorre, and grandfather, Ernst Friedrich Knorre, were also prominent astronomers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Viktor Knorre has received more than 9,969 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Viktor Knorre is the 274th most popular astronomer (up from 276th in 2019), the 423rd most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 380th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Ukrainian Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Viktor Knorre ranks 274 out of 532Before him are Bengt Strömgren, Giovanni Battista Donati, Carl Keenan Seyfert, Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke, Halton Arp, and Wilhelm Julius Foerster. After him are Benjamin Baillaud, Daniel Kirkwood, Martin Schwarzschild, Raymond Smith Dugan, Rudolph Minkowski, and Charles T. Kowal.

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Among people born in 1840, Viktor Knorre ranks 50Before him are Friedrich Kohlrausch, Otto Wilhelm Thomé, George Smith, Titu Maiorescu, Alexander Kovalevsky, and Dmitry Pisarev. After him are Helena Modjeska, William Graham Sumner, Theodor Philipsen, Émile Duclaux, Chief Joseph, and Thomas Nast. Among people deceased in 1919, Viktor Knorre ranks 93Before him are Victor Segalen, Edward Poynter, Vasily Rozanov, Amado Nervo, Francisco Moreno, and Wallace Clement Sabine. After him are Aaron Aaronsohn, Sotirios Versis, Maryana Marrash, Ernest von Koerber, Woldemar Voigt, and Evgraf Fedorov.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Viktor Knorre ranks 423 out of 913Before him are Yuri Lisyansky (1773), Alexander Trepov (1862), Karol Mikuli (1821), Yuli-Yoel Edelstein (1958), Ber Borochov (1881), and Boris Yefimov (1900). After him are Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz (1894), Rinat Akhmetov (1966), Yozhef Sabo (1940), Yury Olesha (1899), Boris Lyatoshinsky (1894), and Oles Honchar (1918).

Among ASTRONOMERS In Ukraine

Among astronomers born in Ukraine, Viktor Knorre ranks 4Before him are Otto Struve (1897), Iosif Shklovsky (1916), and Svetlana Gerasimenko (1945). After him are Klim Churyumov (1937), Grigory Shajn (1892), and Fyodor Bredikhin (1831).