Famous Solar Physicists


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Thomas Harriot (1560-1621, English)

Galileo Galilei (1564-1642, Italian)

Christoph Scheiner (1575-1650, German)

Johann(es) Fabricius (1587-1616, German)

Alexander Wilson (1714-1786, Scottish)

Frederick William Herschel (1738-1822, German-English)

William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828, British)

Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776-1810, German)

Joseph von Fraunhofer (1787-1826, German)

Samuel Heinrich Schwabe (1789-1875, German)

Claude Servais Mathias Pouillet (1790-1868, French)

John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871, English)

Johann von Lamont (1805-1879, Scottish-German)

Johann Rudolf Wolf (1816-1893, Swiss)

Pietro Angelo Secchi (1818-1878, Italian)

Friederich Wilhelm Gustav Spörer (1822-1895, German)

Gustav Robert Kirchhoff (1824-1887, German)

Richard Christopher Carrington (1826-1875, English)

William Edward Wilson (1851-1908, Irish)

John (1864-1956, brit) and Mary Evershed (1867-1949, British)

George Ellery Hale (1868-1938, American)

Ludwig Franz Benedikt Biermann (1907-1986, German)

Karl-Otto Kiepenheuer (1910-1975, German)

Horace Welcome Babcock (1912-2003, American)

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