List of Astronomers

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Aaboe, Asger Hartvig
Abbe, Ernst
Abraham, bar Hiyya
Abu'l-Wafa Al-Buzjani
Adams, John Couch
Adams, John Frank
Adelard of Bath
Adler, August
Aepinus, Franz Maria
Ahmed ibn Yusuf
Airy, George Biddell
Ajima, Chokuyen
Al-Amili, Baha'
Al-Banna, al-Marrakushi
Al-Battani, Abu Abdallah
Al-Biruni, Abu Arrayhan
Al-Haytham, Abu Ali
Al-Jayyani, Abu Abd
Al-Kashi, Ghiyath al-Din
Al-Khalili, Shams al-Din
Al-Khazin, Abu Jafar
Al-Khujandi, Abu Mahmud
Al-Khwarizmi, Abu Ja'far
Al-Maghribi, Muhyi l'din
Al-Mahani, Abu Abd Allah
Al-Nayrizi, Abu'l Abbas
Al-Quhi, Abu Sahl Waijan
Al-Samarqandi, Shams
Al-Samawal, Ibn Yahya
Al-Sijzi, Abu Said Ahmad
Al-Tusi, Nasir al-Din
Al-Tusi, Sharaf
Alasia, Cristoforo
Alcuin of York
Alfvén, Hannes
Anaxagoras of Clazomenae
Anaximander of Miletus
Apianus, Petrus
Apollonius of Perga
Arago, Dominique
Aristarchus of Samos
Aristotle
Artin, Emil
Aryabhata the Elder
Aryabhata II
Atwood, George
Autolycus of Pitane
Auzot, Adrien
Avicenna
Ayyangar, A A K

Babbage, Charles
Bäcklund, Albert
Bacon, Roger
Baker, Henry Frederick
Stawell Ball, Robert
Banachiewicz, Tadeusz
Banneker, Benjamin
Musa brothers, Banu
Barbier, Joseph Émile
Bartholin, Erasmus
Beaugrand, Jean
Bernoulli, Daniel
Bernoulli, Jacob (Jacques)
Bernoulli, Johann(III)
Bessel, F Wilhelm
Bethe, Hans Albrecht
Bhaskara I
Bhaskara II
Biancani, Giuseppe
Bidone, G Giorgio
Billy, Jacques de
Binet, Jacques
Biot, Jean Baptiste
Blackburn, Hugh
Bliss, Nathaniel
Boethius, Anicius
Bondi , Hermann
Bonnycastle, John
Borelli, Giovanni Alfonso
Boscovich, Ruggero Giuseppe
Bougainville, Louis Antoine de
Bouguer, Pierre
Boulliau, Ismael
Bouvard, Alexis
Bowditch, Nathaniel
Brahe, Tycho
Brahmadeva
Brahmagupta
Brashman, Nikolai Dmetrievich
Briggs, Henry
Brill, Alexander Wilhelm von
Bring, Erland Samuel
Brinkley, John Mortimer
Brioschi, Francesco
Briot, Charles Auguste
Brocard, Henri
Brown, Ernest William
Bruns, Ernst Heinrich
Buffon, Georges, Comte de
Burckhardt, Johann Karl
Bürgi, Jost

Callippus of Cyzicus
Campanus of Novara
Cantelli, Francesco Paolo
Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Juan
Carmichael, Robert Daniel
Cassini, Giovanni Domenico
Cassini de Thury, César-François
Cassini, Jean-Dominique
Cassini, Jacques
Castillon, Johann
Catalan, Eugène Charles
Cataldi, Pietro Antonio
Cauchy, Augustin Louis
Cavalieri, Bonaventura
Cayley, Arthur
Chandrasekhar, Subrahmanyan
Chapman, Sydney
Chasles, Michel
Chauvenet, William
Chazy, Jean François
Cherry, Thomas Macfarland
Clausen, Thomas
Clavius, Christopher
Cleomedes
Clerke, Agnes Mary
Cockle, James
Conon of Samos
Copernicus, Nicolaus
Cosserat, Eugène
Cotes, Roger
Coulomb, Charles
Cournot, Antoine
Cowling, Thomas
Cunitz, Maria
Cusa, Nicholas of

Da Silva, Daniel Augusto
Danti, Egnatio
Darmois, Georges
Darwin, George Howard
Davies, Paul
Beaune, Florimond de
Dechales, Claude
Dee, John
Delambre, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph
Delaunay, Charles Eugene
Delgado, João
Delsarte, Jean
Democritus of Abdera
Descartes, René
Digges, Thomas
Dionis du Séjour, Achille
Dirksen, Enno
Doppelmayr, Johann Gabriel
Doppler, Christian Andreas
Duarte, Francisco José
Dürer, Albrecht

Eckert, Wallace John
Eddington, Arthur Stanley
Emerson, William
Eratosthenes of Cyrene
Erlang, Agner Krarup
Esclangon, Ernest
Etherington, Ivor
Euclid of Alexandria
Eudemus of Rhodes
Eudoxus of Cnidus
Euler, Leonhard
Eutocius of Ascalon
Ezra, Rabbi ben

Faà di Bruno, Francesco
Fabri, Honoré
Fatou, Pierre Joseph Louis
Feldbau, Jacques
Ferrel, William
Fiedler, Otto Wilhelm
Fincke, Thomas
Fine, Oronce
Finsler, Paul
Fizeau, Hippolyte
Flamsteed, John
Folie, François
Fontenelle, Bernard de
Fraenkel, Adolf
Francoeur, Louis
Frenet, Jean Frédéric
Frenicle de Bessy, Bernard
Freundlich, Erwin Finlay
Frisi, Paolo
Fuss, Nicolaus

Galilei, Galileo
Gan De
Gassendi, Pierre
Gauss, Johann Carl Friedrich
Gellibrand, Henry
Geminus
Frisius, Regnier Gemma
Gerbert of Aurillac
Gergonne, Joseph Diaz
Gherard of Cremona
Ghetaldi, Marino
Glaisher, James Whitbread Lee
Golius, Jacobus
Gompertz, Benjamin
Govindasvami
Greaves, John
Greaves, William
Gregory, James
Gregory, David
Gregory, Olinthus
Grimaldi, Francesco Maria
Grosseteste, Robert
Günther, Adam Wilhelm
Guldin, Paul
Gunter, Edmund
Guo Shoujing
Guthrie, William Gilmour
Gysel, Julius

Hadamard, Jacques Salomon
Hadley, John
Halley, Edmond
Hamilton, Sir William Rowan
Harlay, Marie-Jeanne Amélie
Harriot, Thomas
Haselgrove, Colin Brian
Haughton, Samuel
Hausdorff, Felix
Hawking, Stephen William
Hayes, Ellen Amanda
Heath, Thomas Little
Heegaard, Poul
Heine, Heinrich Eduard
Hellins, John
Hellman, Clarisse Doris
Heraclides of Pontus
Herglotz, Gustav
Hermann of Reichenau
Heron of Alexandria
Herschel, John Frederick
Herschel, Caroline Lucretia
Hevelius, Johannes
Hevelius, Elisabetha Koopman
Hill, George William
Hipparchus of Rhodes
Hippias of Elis
Hobbes, Thomas
Hodge, William
Holmboe, Bernt Michael
Hooke, Robert
Hopf, Eberhard
Horrocks, Jeremiah
Hoyle, Sir Fred
Hubble, Edwin Powell
Humbert, Pierre
Huygens, Christiaan
Hypatia of Alexandria

Ibrahim ibn Sinan
Ivory, Sir James

Jabir ibn Aflah, al-Ishbili
Jackson, John
Jeans, Sir James Hopwood
Jeffreys, Harold
Jeffreys, Bertha Swirles
Johnson, Katherine Coleman
Jungius, Joachim
Jyesthadeva

Kästner, Abraham Gotthelf
Kähler, Erich
Kamalakara
Karpinski, Louis Charles
Keill, John
Kepler, Johannes
Khayyam, Omar
Kirch, Maria Winckelmann
Kirchhoff, Gustav Robert
Kline, Morris
Knorr, Wilbur Richard
Korteweg, Diederik Johannes
Kramp, Christian
Kruskal, Martin David
Kulik, Jakob Philipp
Kushyar ibn Labban

La Faille, Jean Charles de
La Hire, Philippe de
Lacroix, Sylvestre François
Lagrange, Joseph-Louis
Lalande, Joseph-Jérôme
Lalla
Lambert, Johann Heinrich
Lansberge, Johan Philip van
Laplace, Pierre-Simon
Lavanha, João Baptista
Le Fèvre, Jean
Le Paige, Constantin
Le Verrier, Urbain Jean Joseph
Lefébure de Fourcy, Louis
Legendre, Adrien-Marie
Lemaître, Georges
Leonardo da Vinci
Lepaute, Nicole-Reine
Levi ben Gerson
Lexell, Anders Johan
Li Chunfeng
Li Shanlan
Linfoot, Edward Hubert
Liouville, Joseph
Liu Hong
Lobachevsky, Nikolai Ivanovich
Jacob Lüroth
Luoxia Hong

Machin, John
Madhava of Sangamagramma
Madwar, Mohammed Reda
Magini, Giovanni Antonio
Magnitsky, Leonty Filippovich
Manfredi, Eustachio
Manfredi, Gabriele
Mansion, Paul
Mansur, Abu Nasr
Marinus of Neapolis
Maskelyne, Nevil
Mästlin, Michael
Mathieu, Claude Louis
Maupertuis, Pierre Louis
Mayer, Tobias
Mayr, Simon
McCrea, William Hunter
McVittie, George Cunliffe
Méchain, Pierre François-André
Meders, Alfreds Arnolds Adolfs
Mei Juecheng
Mei Wending
Mellin, Robert Hjalmar
Menelaus of Alexandria
Mengoli, Pietro
Mercator, Nicolaus
Merrill, Winifred Edgerton
Milne, Edward Arthur
Mineur, Henri Paul
Mises, Richard von
Möbius, August Ferdinand
Mollweide, Karl Brandan
Molyneux, Samuel
Monte, Guidobaldo del
Montucla, Jean Étienne
Moore, Jonas
Morin, Jean-Baptiste
Moser, Jürgen Kurt
Mostowski,Andrzej
Moulton, Forest Ray
Mouton, Gabriel
Mydorge, Claude

Nassau, Jason John
Neile, William
Nekrasov, Aleksandr Ivanovich
Nevanlinna, Rolf Herman
Newcomb, Simon
Newson, Mary Frances Winston
Newton, Sir Isaac
Nicollet, Jean-Nicolas
Nilakantha Somayaji
Noether, Max
Norlund, Niels Erik

O'Brien, Matthew
Oenopides of Chios
O'Raifeartaigh, Lochlainn
Orr, William McFadden
Osipovsky, Timofei Fedorovic

Pappus of Alexandria
Paramesvara
Peacock, George
Peirce, Benjamin
Peirce, Charles Sanders
Pell, John
Petit, Pierre
Peurbach, Georg
Pfaff, Johann Friedrich
Picard, Charles Émile
Pitiscus, Bartholomeo
Plana, Giovanni
Playfair, John
Plemelj, Josip
Plücker, Julius
Poincaré, Jules Henri
Poisson, Siméon
Poleni, Giovanni
Pólya, George
Poretsky, Platon Sergeevich
Posidonius of Rhodes
Privat de Molières, Joseph
Proclus Diadochus
Ptolemy, Claudius
Puiseux, Victor
Purser, John
Pythagoras of Samos

Qadi Zada al-Rumi
Quetelet, Lambert Adolphe

Ramchundra
Ramsden, Jesse
Ramus, Peter
Regiomontanus, Johann Müller
Reinher of Paderborn
Reizins, Linards
Rheticus, Georg Joachim
Ricci, Matteo
Riccioli, Giovanni Battista
Richer, Jean
Righini, Guglielmo
Rittenhouse, David
Roach, Gary
Robb, Richard
Robertson, Howard Percy
Rocard, Yves-André
Rocha, José Monteiro da
Roomen, Adriaan van
Routh, Edward John
Ruan Yuan

Sacrobosco, Johannes de
Sampson, Ralph Allen
Sang, Edward
Sankara Narayana
Saunderson, Nicholas
Savary, Felix
Savile, Sir Henry
Scheiner, Christoph
Scherk, Heinrich Ferdinand
Schickard, Wilhelm
Schmidt, Otto Yulyevich
Schouten, Jan Arnoldus
Schwarzschild, Karl
Scot, Michael
Scott, Elizabeth Leonard
See, Thomas Jefferson Jackson
Segal, Irving Ezra
Seidel, Philipp Ludwig von
Serret, Joseph Alfred
sGravesande, Willem Jacob
Sharp, Abraham
Shen Kua
Sidler, Georg Joseph
Siguenza y Gongora, Carlos de
Silva, José Sebastiao e
Simplicius
Simpson, Thomas
Sinan ibn Thabit
Sitter, Willem de
Skorokhod, Anatolii V
Slater, Noel Bryan
Sluze, René de
Somerville, Mary Fairfax Greig
Sommerfeld, Arnold Johannes
Sommerville, Duncan
Speiser, Andreas
Spence, William
Sperry, Pauline
Spitzer, Lyman
Spottiswoode, William
Sripati
Steggall, John Edward
Stevin, Simon
Stewart, Matthew
Stieltjes, Thomas Jan
Stirling, James
Størmer, F Carl
Subbotin, Mikhail Fedorovich
Sundman, Karl Frithiof
Suter, Heinrich

Tacquet, Andrea
Takebe Katahiro
Talbot, William Henry Fox
Tannery, Paul
Teixeira, Francisco Gomes
Thabit ibn Qurra
Theaetetus
Theodorus of Cyrene
Theodosius of Bithynia
Theon of Alexandria
Theon of Smyrna
Thiele, Thorvald Nicolai
Thomson, James
Thomson, William
Tibbon, Jacob ben
Tinseau, Charles de
Tisserand, François-Félix
Torricelli, Evangelista
Troughton, Edward

Ulugh Beg

Vandiver, Harry Schultz
Varahamihira
Velez-Rodriguez Argelia
Verhulst, Pierre François
Viète, François
Vijayanandi
Vitali, Giuseppe
Vitruvius Pollio, Marcus
Von Staudt, Karl Georg

Wallace, William
Wang Xiaotong
Ward, Seth
Waterston, John James
Weinstein, Alexander
Werner, Johann
Whiston, William
White, Henry Seely
Whiteside, Derek Thomas
Whittaker, Edmund Taylor
Wilczynski, Ernest Julius
Wilson, Alexander
Wilson, Edwin Bidwell
Wintner, Aurel Friedrich
Wittich, Paul
Wolf, Johann Rudolf
Woodhouse, Robert
Woodward, Robert
Wren, Sir Christopher
Wronski, Jozéf-Maria de
Wussing, Hans

Xu Guangqi
Xu Yue

Yavanesvara
Yunus, Abu'l-Hasan ibn

Zenodorus
Zhang Heng
Zhao Youqin
Zu Chongzhi
Zu Gheng


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