Famous Astronomers

The Most Famous Astronomers

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Giovanni Domenico CassiniJune 8, 1625ItalianGiovanni Cassini was a 17th century Italian mathematician, astronomer and astrologer
Brahmagupta598IndianBrahmagupta was a highly accomplished ancient Indian astronomer and mathematician
Hipparchus190 BCGreekHipparchus was a Greek astronomer and mathematician
Sir William Rowan HamiltonAugust 4, 1805IrishSir William Rowan Hamilton was one of the greatest scientists to be born in Ireland
Edwin Powell HubbleNovember 20, 1889AmericanEdwin Powell Hubble was one of the world’s most famous astronomers of the 20th century
Johann Heinrich LambertAugust 26, 1728French, German, SwissJohann Heinrich Lambert was a Swiss mathematician, astronomer, physicist, and philosopher
Willebrord SnellJune 13, 1580DutchWillebrord Snel van Royen was a 17thcentury Dutch astronomer and mathematician
Joseph Louis LagrangeJanuary 25, 1736French, ItalianJoseph Lagrange was an accomplished Italian enlightenment era mathematician and astronomer This biography profiles his childhood, career, life, research and timeline.
Hipparchus

Hipparchus

Hipparchus was a Greek astronomer and mathematician

Greek190 BC238 views

Brahmagupta

Brahmagupta was a highly accomplished ancient Indian astronomer and mathematician

Indian598367 views

Giovanni Domenico Cassini

Giovanni Cassini was a 17th century Italian mathematician, astronomer and astrologer

ItalianJune 8, 1625406 views

Sir William Rowan Hamilton

Sir William Rowan Hamilton was one of the greatest scientists to be born in Ireland

IrishAugust 4, 1805169 views

Johann Heinrich Lambert

Johann Heinrich Lambert was a Swiss mathematician, astronomer, physicist, and philosopher

FrenchAugust 26, 1728139 views

Willebrord Snell

Willebrord Snel van Royen was a 17thcentury Dutch astronomer and mathematician

DutchJune 13, 1580137 views

Edwin Powell Hubble

Edwin Powell Hubble was one of the world’s most famous astronomers of the 20th century

AmericanNovember 20, 1889143 views

Joseph Louis Lagrange

Joseph Lagrange was an accomplished Italian enlightenment era mathematician and astronomer This biography profiles his childhood, career, life, research and timeline.

FrenchJanuary 25, 1736116 views