Astronomy

Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan

Date of birth 24 October 1940

Place Ernakulum, India (Asia)

Nomination 21 October 2006

Field Astronomy

Pierre Jean Léna

Date of birth 22 November 1937

Place Paris, France (Europe)

Nomination 18 January 2001

Field Astrophysics

William Wilson Morgan

Date of birth 03 January 1906

Place Bethesda, TN, United States of America (America)

Nomination 24 September 1964

Field Astronomy

Place and date of death Williams Bay, WI, USA † 21 June 1994

Minoru Oda

Date of birth 24 February 1923

Place Sapporo, Japan (Asia)

Nomination 18 September 1992

Field Astrophysics

Place and date of death Tokyo, Japan † 01 March 2001

Jan Hendrik Oort

Date of birth 28 April 1900

Place Franeker, Netherlands (Europe)

Nomination 18 August 1961

Field Astronomy

Place and date of death Leiden, Belgium † 05 November 1992

Martin John Rees

Date of birth 23 June 1942

Place York, United Kingdom (Europe)

Nomination 25 June 1990

Field Astronomy

Vera Cooper Rubin

Date of birth 23 July 1928

Place Philadelphia, PA, United States of America (America)

Nomination 25 June 1996

Field Astronomy

Place and date of death Princeton, NJ, USA † 25 December 2016

Johan Willem Jakob Antoon Stein, SJ

Date of birth 27 February 1871

Place Grave, Netherlands (Europe)

Nomination 28 October 1936 (Academician 'Perdurante Munere')

Field Astronomy

Place and date of death Rome, Italy † 27 December 1951

Bengt Georg Daniel Strömgren

Date of birth 21 January 1908

Place Gothenburg, Sweden (Europe)

Nomination 02 December 1975

Field Astronomy

Place and date of death Copenhagen, Denmark † 04 July 1987

Govind Swarup

Date of birth 23 March 1929

Place Thakurdwara, U.P., India (Asia)

Nomination 18 February 2008

Field Radioastronomy

Place and date of death Pune, India † 07 September 2020

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